Jenny Oliver is the Academic Adviser on Perform Australia's Thrive Program. She has over 15 years of teaching experience, both as a private tutor and as a classroom teacher. She loves sharing her joy of performance, and the confidence it brings students in their everyday lives. While completing a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) with a double major in film and drama, and a Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary - Drama), Jenny has studied many drama periods and styles. Jenny is part of the planning and scriptwriting teams for the Perform Australia children's programs. Jenny also loves costume design, directing, stage management, and occasionally, dabbling in performance. Jenny also has an extensive puppet collection that make an appearance in classes to help where they can.