Olivia Canaday was born in St. Peters, Missouri, where she quickly took a liking to performance arts. She moved to Chicago in 2016 to study acting at Columbia College Chicago. She will graduate in 2020 with a BFA in Acting.
During her time at Columbia, she has had the great fortune of working on incredible productions, her most notable being Penelope, in the play Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood. She is excited to venture outside of the school environment and advance into her professional career.