Get to Know the MDC Faculty: Olivia McGlynn


What style(s) of dance do you teach?
Jazz and Hip Hop

How long have you been dancing?
14 years

What is your favorite style of dance?
Jazz funk

Who is a dancer that inspires you and why?
My best friend, Molly Harris, because she has worked so hard to live out her dream. She moved so far away from her family and friends to do what she loves and she is working so hard to get what she deserves.

Do you have any children or pets?
Sweet black lab, Lucy

Would you rather live at the beach or in the mountains?
Definitely beach

What do you do when you aren’t dancing/teaching?
Probably sleeping, studying, or hanging out with friends


What is your favorite memory of your dance career?
My favorite memory is when our company was at Tremaine nationals in Orlando and we were all taking Marty Kudelkas class and he called me up on stage with a group and we all did it for the room. It was awesome:)

Tell us a fun fact.
I have two 50 degree curves in my spine, but it will never stop me from dancing

Lynn Prejean