Olivia Arcaro

Olivia Arcaro is a freelance writer and English tutor based in Naarm/Melbourne. A student of RMIT University’s Bachelor of Creative Writing, she is at work on a collection of essays and a coming-of-age novel. You can contact her at liv.arcaro@icloud.com, or on Instagram: @oliviaarcaro.

Olivia's Latest Articles


Theatre review: Away, Theatre Works

One of Australia's classic plays returns in a new season.


Comedy review: Murder Village, MICF

Clues and red herrings scatter about in this latest iteration of an improvised whodunnit.


Theatre review: La Vie En Rouge, The Speakeasy Theatre

A succinct and sensitive cabaret explores sex work during La Belle Époque.


Musical review: Spring Awakening, Meat Market Melbourne

An 1891 work returns, with music and revamped with issues relevant to contemporary youth.


Performance review: Much Ado About Nothing, Australian Shakespeare Company

Shakespeare set within a rock concert on the lawns of the Royal Botanic Gardens.


Theatre review: The Merry Wives of Windsor

A new musical adaptation that focuses on the 'merry' element of Shakespeare's play.


Theatre review: This Moment in Time

What happens when two strangers meet randomly in an airplane lounge?


Performance review: Almost a Mirror, Chapel off Chapel

If you could make the soundtrack to your life a mixtape, what songs would you choose?


Book review: Strike the Zither, Joan He

A feminist reworking of a classic Chinese story about found family, rivals and identity.


Performance review: Smash it Up

Mashed up songs produce a hit playlist of entertainment.

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