Yessica Sanchez

Yessica Sanchez

About me

Yessi Sanchez is a Swiss-Mexican actress and model. She was born in Cancun, grew up in Switzerland, and moved to Los Angeles in 2017 to attend The American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She began her professional acting career by appearing in Swiss short films and commercials. Sanchez made her feature film debut in The Radicalization of Jeff Boyd (2017), for which she won several international awards as Best Lead Actress in a Feature Film. Her most recently appeared in "A Question of Service", which was presented at the American Pavilion at the Cannes Film Festival, in the reboot of the 90's hit show "X-Factor: Das Unfassbare", and in the award-winning feature film "City of Love".

Information

Acting age
26-34 years
Year of birth
1993 (30 years)
Place of birth
Cancun, Mexiko
Height (cm)
172
Weight (in kg)
77
Eye color
brown
Hair color
Brown
Hair length
Long
Stature
female
Place of residence
St. Gallen (CH), Au (CH)
Housing options
Zürich (CH), Los Angeles (US), Paris (FR)
Nationality
Swiss, Mexican
Languages
German(native-language)EnglishSpanishFrench
Dialects
American-StandardEnglish-StandardSt.-Galler German(native dialect)Swiss-German(native dialect)
Accents
American
Instruments
Ukulele
Sport
YogaFitnessSport of running
Dance
CharlestonJazz DanceLatin American dancesModern Dance
Profession
Actor, Model
Singing
ChoirClassicMusicalPopRockFolkSongSoul/RnB
Special skills
Model(cartoon) voice actingAudio book
Pitch
Alto, Mezzo-soprano, Soprano
Driver's licenses
B - Car

Credits

Primary professional training

2017 – 2018
American Academy of Dramatic Arts (Los Angeles/New York)

Other professional training

Killian's Workshop
Stage Academy of Switzerland (Schweiz)

Awards

Catalyst TV Content Film Festival (Pilot)
Broadstairs International Filmmaker Festival (nominated) (Feature film)
Accord Cine Fest (Feature film)
ADIFF Actors & Directors International Film Festival (Feature film)
4th Dimension International Film Festival (Feature film)
Brazil International Film Festival (Feature film)
Brazil International Film Festival (Feature film)
Falcon International Film Festival (Feature film)
Swedish International Film Festival (Feature film)
Anatolia International Film Festival (Feature film)
Globe Roaming Global Film Festival (Feature film)
White Unicorn International Film Festival (Feature film)
Crown Wood International Film Festival (nominated) (Feature film)
East Europe International Film Festival (Feature film)
West Europe International Film Festival (nominated) (Feature film)
South Europe International Film Festival (nominated) (Feature film)
North Europe International Film Festival (nominated) (Feature film)
Calcutta International Cult Film Festival (nominated) (Feature film)
Milan International Filmmaker Festival (nominated) (Feature film)
Cult Critic Movie Awards (Feature film)
Cult Critic Movie Awards (nominated) (Feature film)
Nice International Film Festival (nominated) (Feature film)
Calcutta International Cult Film Festival (Feature film)
Depth of Field International Film Festival Competition (Feature film)
International Independent Film Awards (Feature film)
Accolade Competition Award of Recognition (Feature film)

Film

Mind Over Max (Feature film)
Daniella (LR) Harold Daniels III
City of Love (Feature film)
Babel (SR) Eric Boadella Producer: Saturno Films
[subtext] (Short film)
Bachelorette (SR) Erin Brown Thomas Written by: Olivia Haller
Harmless (Short film)
Rosie (LR) Tom Rufer Producer: Independent Shot Written by: Yessi Sanchez
The Hourglass (Short film)
Sophia (LR) Yessi Sanchez and Joshua Smith Producer: Yessi Sanchez and Joshua Smith Written by: Yessi Sanchez and Joshua Smith
Inmigrante (Short film)
Catherine (LR)
Hier (Short film)
Nina Yessi Sanchez Distribution: Kurzfilm
Catgirl (Short film)
Pixie Hauptrolle Pascal Schmidlin Distribution: Kurzfilm
Maitel's Vlog (Short film)
Maitel Hauptrolle Pascal Schmidlin Distribution: Kurzfilm
Alptraum (Short film)
Patrizia Kramis (LR) diverse Producer: Hochschule Luzern - Design & Kunst [ch]
The Radicalization of Jeff Boyd (Feature film)
Wendy (LR) Uwe Schwarzwalder Producer: Kusmagic Productions, Uwe Schwarzwalder [ch]

Television

X-Factor: Das Unfassbare (TV series)
Luciana (LE) Ara Soudjian Producer: W&B Television, Friendly Filmworks, Superama Station: RTLZWEI Distribution: RTLZWEI Casting Director: Nicole Smolen
A Question of Service (Pilot)
Greta (SR) Erin Brown Thomas Producer: We Makes Movies Written by: Hans Obma
Murdered By Morning (TV series)
Mable Gomez (SRE) Station: Oxygen

Theater

A Letter To...
Actress Blake McCormack Theater: Excalibur Entertainment LLC
The Shadow Box
Felicity Brenda Beck Theater: American Academy of Dramatic Arts
Bedrooms
Riva Marc Knowles Theater: American Academy of Dramatic Arts
Almost, Maine.
Rhonda Perry Hart Theater: American Academy of Dramatic Arts
Meditatives Malen mit Helga
Eva Hans Zangger Theater: Allerlei Theater
Der Schöne Willy
Linda Rene Schnoz Theater: Piccola Commedia Dell'Arte
Haley
Haley Marion Suter Theater: Kanti Wohlen