Leila Schaus

Actress | Second Unit or Assistant Director | Production Designer
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KNOWN FOR 
Never Grow Old | Journey to the End of an Identity (2015) | Hannah Arendt (2012)
AKA 
Leila Anais Schaus | Leila Anaïs Schaus
NICKNAME  
Lilli
HEIGHT 
5' 6" (1.68m)
AGE RANGE *
Performs ages 18-25
GUILDS *
Non-Union
ETHNICITY *
Caucasian | Mixed | Middle Eastern
HAIR *
Brown (Long)
EYES *
Hazel
WEIGHT *
116 lbs
PHYSIQUE *
Slim
ATHLETICS *
Yoga | Rollerblading | Snow Skiing | Cycling | Swimming | Ice Skating  Less
ACCENTS *
Standard American accent | British
LANGUAGES *
Luxembourgish | French | German | English  Less
DANCE *
Ballet | Modern | Tap | Jazz  Less
WORK HISTORY *
Voice Over | Film | Music Video | Radio | Theater | Commercial | Television  Less
JOB TYPES *
Acting
CITIZENSHIP *
Luxembourg (with valid passport) (Not authorized to work in United States)
UNPAID WORK *
Not willing to work unpaid
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Films in Production (2 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (16 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (3 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Wat Elo?Wat Elo? (TV Series) Various  Less 2013–2014
  • Primary photo for Air Force One Is DownAir Force One Is Down (TV Mini-series) Sacha (2 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013 2
  • Primary photo for ComebackComeback (TV Series) Tamara (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
Self (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for StreikStreik Fra vum Aarbëchter  Less 2016

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FilmCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Never Grow Old * – Elsa Edwards Ripple World Pictures / Ivan Kavanagh
  • Justice Dot Net * – SQ Officer Gordon Lyla Films/Ripple World Pictures/ Pol Cruchten
  • Streik * – worker's wife Paul Thiltges Distribution / Andy Bausch
  • Journey to the End of an Identity * – Young woman / lead Filip Markiewicz
  • Oleander * – Lucy Giles Foreman
  • Le Dernier Diamant * – Sam Vertigo/Scope Pictures/Bidibul / Eric Barbier
  • Asta * – Julie Landa / Lead Equinox Productions / Oliver Koos
  • Vijay and I * – Intern Samsa Film / Sam Garbarski
  • Hannah Arendt * – Laureen Heimatfilm / AmourFou / Margarethe v. Trotta
  • Dead Man Talking * – Florence Nexus Factory / Bidibul / Patrick Ridremont
  • Hysteria * – Tess Informant Media, Forthcoming Productions, Beachfront Films / Tanya Wexler
  • Belle du Seigneur * – Stenographer TNVO, Delux / Glenio Bonder
  • Hot Hot Hot * – Golf Fun girl Samsa Film, AmourFou, Artémis / Beryl Koltz
TelevisionCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Wat Elo? * – Various / Lead RTL / Various
  • Comeback * – Tamara / Guest Star RTL, Lucil / Jacques Molitor
  • Air Force One is Down * – Sacha British Lion Film Corporation, Lynx / Cilla Ware
TheaterCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • 7 Minuten - Betriebsrat * – Mahtab / Ensemble Staatstheater Mainz / Carole Lorang
  • Miroirs Troubles - Dunkle Spiegel * – Isabelle / Lead Carole Lorang
  • Brooklyn Boy Made Good * – various / lead Thierry Mousset
  • Ein Kind unserer Zeit * – Women roles / Lead La Compagnie du Grand Boube / Carole Lorang
  • Visions * – Kim / Lead Théâtre National de Luxembourg, Independent Little Lies / Claire Thill
  • Totentänze * – Maria, Karin / Ensemble Théâtre des Casemattes Luxembourg / Thierry Mousset
  • The Immortals? * – Various / lead Jérôme Kohnen
  • Silence is louder than a revolution * – Performed at the Venice Biennale MUDAM Luxembourg / Filip Markiewicz
  • Furcht und Wohlstand * – Meryl Burton / Monologue Carole Lorang
  • Oh, the Humanity and other good Intentions * – Lady / Lead Théâtre des Casemattes / Anne Simon
MusicCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Llama Fur by Jackie Moontan * – Ensemble Diane Sagnier
Voice OverCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Léif kleng Déiercher * – Kinnigin Josephine / Lead Tarantula, Bidibul / Arnaud Bouron et Antoon Krings
  • Another Woman * – Narration Catherine Dauphin
  • The Simpsons (Luxembourgish Version) * – Various Linster Studios

Education & Training (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • Lee Strasberg Institute * – 2 Year Certificate Program Diploma 2010 New York
  • GFCA * – Workshop, Character work / Method-Based 2015 Paris, France
  • Drama Centre London * – Summerschool 2007 London, UK
  • Lycée Robert-Schuman Luxembourg * – Examens de fin d'études secondaires 2007 Luxembourg
  • Ecole de Ballet Li Marteling * – Dance 2005 Luxembourg
SPECIAL TRAININGYEARCITY/STATE
  • The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Insitute * – 2 year acting program, Robert Ellermann, George Loros, Susan Grace Cohen, Robert Milazzo 2009 New York/ NY
  • GFCA * – Character work, method-based, Giles Foreman 2015 Paris, France
  • Drama Centre * – Acting, Giles Foreman 2007 London, United Kingdom
  • Ecole de Ballet Li Marteling * – Classical ballet, jazz and pointe dance, Li Marteling/ Paola Comisso 2006 Luxembourg/ Luxembourg

Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

EVENTYEAR
  • Academy of Film Luxembourg * – Best Actress Nomination 2014

Prior Job Titles (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

TITLE
  • Actress *
  • Actress *
  • Actress *

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

RESUME DETAILS
  • * Leila Schaus

    Eye Color: Hazel / Hair colour: Blonde
    Height: 168 cm / Weight: 53 kg
    leilaschaus@gmail.com

    📍Paris, France

    FILM (selection)

    2017 Never Grow Old (filming) / Director: Ivan Kavanagh / Role: Elsa Geist
    2017 Justice Dot Net / Director: Pol Cruchten / Role: SQ Officer Gordon
    2016 Streik / Director: Andy Bausch / Role: working wife
    2015 Journey to the End of an Identity (Venice Biennale 2015) / Director: Filip Markiewicz / Role: Young woman (lead)
    2015 Oleander (short) / Director: Giles Foreman / Role: Lucy
    2014 Le Dernier Diamant / Director: Eric Barbier / Role: Sam
    2014 Asta (short) / Director: Oliver Koos / Role: Julie Landa (lead)
    2013 Vijay and I /Director: Sam Garbarski / Role: Intern
    2012 Hannah Arendt / Director: Margarethe V. Trotta / Role: Laureen
    2012 Dead Man Talking / Director: Patrick Ridremont / Role: Florence
    2011 Hysteria / Director: Tanya Wexler / Role: Tess
    2011 Belle du Seigneur / Director: Glenio Bonder / Role: Stenographer
    2011 Hot Hot Hot /Director: Beryl Koltz / Role: Golf Fun girl

    TELEVISION

    2013 - 2014 Wat Elo? / 130 episodes / Director: Pol Arlé & Stephen Korytko / Role: various
    2012 Comeback (episode 5) / Director: Jacques Molitor / Role: Tamara
    2012 Air Force One is Down / Director: Cilla Ware / Role: Sacha

    THEATRE (selection)

    2017/18 7 Minuten / Director: Carole Lorang / Role: Mahtab / Staatstheater Mainz (Germany) / Théâtre des Capucins (LU)
    2017 Miroirs Troubles / Director: Carole Lorang / Role: Isabel Banford de ‘Pierre ou les Ambiguïtés’ (H. Melville) / Théâtre des Capucins
    2017 Brooklyn boy made good (Arthur Miller - rehearsed reading) / Director: Thierry Mousset / Role: various / Théâtre des Capucins
    2016/17 Loopino / Director: Nina Kupczyk / Role: Loopino / Philharmonie Luxembourg
    2016 Ein Kind unserer Zeit (Ödön von Horváth) / Director: Carole Lorang / Role: Anna; Engel; Kamarad; Frau / CAPE Luxembourg
    2015/16 Visions (Nora Wagener) / Director: Claire Thill / Role: Kim / Independent Little Lies / Théâtre National de Luxembourg
    2015 Totentänze (frei nach Ingmar Bergman) / Director: Thierry Mousset / Role: Maria, Karin / Théâtre des Casemattes Luxembourg
    2014/15 The Immortals? / Director: Jérôme Konen / Role: Medea, Medusa, Laura Wingfield, Lysistrata / NY, USA ; Luxembourg & MUDAM Luxembourg
    2015 Carmencita! / Director: Annechien Koerselman / Role: Carmencita / Philharmonie Luxembourg
    2015 Silence is louder than a revolution / Performance at Venice Biennale 2015
    2015 Furcht und Wohlstand / Director: Carole Lorang / Role: Meryl Burton in ‘Coconuts’ / Théâtre des Casemattes Luxembourg
    2014 Dunkel lockende Welt (Händl Klaus) / Director: Anne Simon / Role: Corinna Schneider / Théâtre des Casemattes Luxembourg
    2013 Oh, the Humanity and Other Good Intentions (Will Eno) / Director: Anne Simon / Role: Lady (lead) / Théâtre des Casemattes Luxembourg
    2012 The Last Virgin (Tuvia Tenenbom) / Director: Anne Simon / Role: Fatima / Théâtre National de Luxembourg

    VOICE-OVER (selection)
    2017 Drôles de petites bêtes - Feature animation film (Luxembourgish version) / Bidibul Productions / Onyx Films
    2015-2017 Radio commercials for Orange Luxembourg
    2015-2017 Live synchronization of feature films for Luxembourg City Film Festival
    2016 Voice-over for short film ‘Another woman’ directed by Catherine Dauphin
    2015 Radio commercial for Mitsubishi Luxembourg
    2015 Synchronization of The Simpsons in Luxembourgish

    VARIOUS (MISC)

    2017 Music video for Jackie Moontan ‘ Llama fur’ / Directed by Diane Sagnier / William Romeo Productions Paris, France

    TRAINING

    Workshop GFCA/ Trixter: Character work, method-based: Giles Foreman (Paris, France 2015)
    The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute (New York, USA Jan 2008 – Jul 2010)
    (2 year certificate program, 6 semesters)
    Drama Centre London : Acting & scene study: Giles Foreman / Mirochnikov (London, UK July-August 2007)
    Ecole de Ballet – Li Marteling : Classical Ballet, Jazz dance, Pointe Dance ( Luxembourg, September 1993 - July 2005)

    LANGUAGES

    • English (mother tongue) 

    • Luxembourgish (mother tongue) 

    • French (fluent) 

    • German (fluent) 

    • American English (accent) 

    • British English (London) (accent)

    OTHER SKILLS 


    • Foundation Diploma in Art and Design (London College of Fashion) 

    • Drawing 

    • Painting
    • Singing (mezzo-soprano) 

    • Yoga
    • Weaving 


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