Olivia is a Company Member of the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain and the National Youth Film Academy.
She trained full-time at Arts Educational Schools, London and at Canterbury Institute for Performing Arts, where she was awarded ‘Best Actor’.
A number of her films have been shown at festivals worldwide.
She has played roles with distinction in the genres of horror, fantasy, thriller and psychological drama in films featuring Julian Glover, Jason Isaacs, Billy Murray and Nick Moran.
Olivia played the lead role in a number of independent films, including features ‘The Madness of Tellaralette Seville’ and ‘Tara Reata’; the former of which was described by the Director as a ‘challenging, heavyweight and dramatic role’.
She worked in France on Director James Crow’s ‘Last Village on the Right’ alongside Tommy Knight of ‘Dr Who’ and ‘Sarah Jane’s Adventures’, and subsequently played a lead role in ‘Nightmare on 34th Street’, shot in Norway. Olivia was cast in acclaimed Producer Jonathan Sothcott’s thriller ‘Nemesis’, and played a lead character in the comedy TV series, ‘The Blue Birds’.
Recently, Olivia played the lead role in Oscar Award winning writer, Christian Azzola’s short film, The Whistle.
Olivia’s stage experience includes with the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain, in Sean Holmes’ Shopping and F’ing at the Lyric Hammersmith, and in Sliced at the Sinden Theatre.
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THEATRE AND STAGE SHOWREEL
“Olivia is an amazing actress.” – James Crow, Director, Last British Dragon
“Check out and follow the awesome Olivia Hespe. Beautiful singing voice, and a superb up and coming actress.” – Al Carretta, Director Nightpiece Media
“Congratulations on your performance as Christopher Marlowe! You’ve been a fantastic addition to the Company and I hope to work with you again.” – Paul Ainsworth, Marlowe Theatre
“You did an amazing job. Incredible performance. We loved working with you” – Shiftwork Productions
“Olivia really has developed into a fine actor and I would be happy to work with her professionally any time.” – Adam Leese, Direcor of Actors Mentoring and Film, Stage and TV Actor
“It has been a privilege to know and teach Olivia.” – Tony Greenlaw, Director of Performing Arts, Canterbury Institute for Performing Arts
“We have all said how incredibly talented we think you are.” – Katie Olbiks-Hill, Producer – Cenacle
“Olivia was a pleasure to work with!” – Will Atkinson – Creative Director – Greenroom Films – www.greenroomfilms.com
“Olivia did a fantastic job, a natural in front of the camera and I’d be honoured to work with her again!” – Richard Grebby – Headshot Photographer – RG Studios – www.rgstudios.co.uk