42 Otago Ln
Glasgow G12 8PB
Parzival is one of the great myths of Britain. It is set against a landscape of forest, lakes, castles, Arthur’s court in Camelot, pavilions of knights, the heat of battles and the edges and margins of exclusion. Under the shade of an old story like this one, romance, exile, chivalry, acute failure and enduring love make their way in a journey not unlike our own. A quest that speaks from hundreds of years ago to now.
Canadian storyteller Olivia Olsen comes from a dance background. She studied physical theatre and then acting. She has performed in Charles Dickens Hard Times, Cassandra in Agamemnon, David Hare’s The Bay at Nice, Alan Bennett’s Bed Among the Lentils. Her most beloved role has been the twenty-two characters in the one actor play, The Syringa Tree. For the past year she has toured the epic story of Parzival.
Olivia teaches voice at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama London, at the International School of Storytelling Sussex, and at Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.
Olivia will be telling Parzival in three parts, each part approximately an hour long with a break between each part.