A former member of the “Worker Bee” Apprentice Company of 05-06, Daniel Parvis will be a fixture on the Tavern stage for our next three productions, Of Mice and Men, A Midsummer Nights Dream, and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead.
During his childhood, Daniel moved back and forth between
Since completing his Apprenticeship Daniel has been on stage at the Shakespeare Tavern many times with roles in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Troilus and Cressida, The Merry Wives of
His favorite role so far in Shakespeare was the 2007 production of The Taming of the Shrew where he played Biondello. In Non-Shakespeare, he enjoyed playing Lucky in Waiting for Godot at the
His Dream roles are Iago in Othello, Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet and Tom in The Glass Menagerie.
When I asked Daniel what his favorite line in Shakespeare is, he responded with a line from Love’s Labour’s Lost:
“Love’s feeling is more soft and sensible than the tender horns of cockled snails.”
Daniel says that he is happy in
When discussing his role in Of Mice and Men, Daniel says that Slim is very strong, centered and confident. He is not driven by ego and is very kind. He has authority. He feels that Slim is very much a grown up role.
Daniel finds inspiration in the work of Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Matt Damon and Ewan McGregor.
Something that you didn’t know about Daniel? He cheats at Monopoly every time he plays. Oddly enough although he may be stealing from the bank the entire time, he never wins.