Olivia Rene


2 Year Veteran - 2012, 2013

Hometown: Dallas, Texas

Occupation: Dance Teacher/Pilates Teacher

Education: Bachelors Degree in Dance Performance and Arts Management

Dance Background & Experience: I grew up training with the Dallas Repertoire Ballet in Dallas, Texas. From then I received a dance degree from the University of Arizona. Before DCC I danced for Odyssey Dance Theatre, the Radio City Rockettes and elsewhere.

Words to live by/favorite quote: “When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me.’” - Erma Bombeck

Five words that describe you: Animated, Talkative, Sassy, Loyal, Determined

Favorites:

  • Former Player: Roger Staubach and Emmitt Smith
  • Movie: Forrest Gump
  • DFW Area Restaurant: Desperados Mexican Restaurant
  • Article of Clothing: My Sparkly Blue DCC Ugg Boots
  • Phone App: Snapseed for photos
  • Cartoon Character: Winnie the Pooh
  • TV Show: Modern Family
  • Holiday: Christmas
  • Charity: The Salvation Army
  • Ice Cream: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough!!
  • Junk Food Weakness: I love Tex Mex!!

One thing most people would be surprised to learn is... I love to eat!! Its one of my favorite things to do!

Biggest Fear: I have nightmares about spiders often!

What would be your superpower?: People don’t consider Tinker Bell a super hero, but she sprinkles glitter on people and helps them fly. I would want to be able to do that.

Most Embarrassing Moment: I recently left a spray tan session and forgot to take off my shower cap. Walked to my car, drove around….didn’t realize it had been on until I got home! Ha!

Dream Job: Starring on Broadway

Dream Vacation Destination: Bora Bora

Why did you decide to audition for the DCC?: DCC is the only organization that provides the opportunities they do to their cheerleaders. They are recognized as the best in the world at what they do. I am proud to be a part of such an established and respected organization.

What are some of your DCC highlights?: The opportunities the organization presents for me to give back to my community.

Advice for someone who dreams of becoming a DCC: The journey to becoming a DCC is not an easy one. Much preparation is necessary and the hard work doesn’t stop once you become one. Believe in yourself and stay true to who you are. Know that you will be challenged greatly but the reward in the end will be unlike anything you’ve ever experienced! Nothing worthwhile is easy to attain!

Accolades

  • 2012 Show Group
  • 75th USO Tour

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