YVONNE MARIA SCHAEFER
Actress (SAG/AFTRA), producer, traveler, based in New York and Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
I was born and raised in Frankfurt am Main Germany and lived part-time in various countries in Asia and then in Mallorca and Malaga Spain.
Early on I started my career as an actress and model.
Over the years I was involved in many international productions.
As an actress, I can be seen in OUTCALL, CHECKMATE, THE CHILD, BROOKLYN BANKER, PIZZA JOINT, BERLIN I LOVE YOU (South American edition), LITTLE WEST 12th STREET, COBRA 11, and TRECE among others.
In 2008 I founded the film production company YMC Films in New York and in 2012 YMC Entertainment, a branch in Germany.
Productions and Co-Productions include FORGET ME NOT (2009), THE CHILD (2012), an adaptation of a best-selling novel by Sebastian Fitzek, CHECKMATE, KEEP YOUR ENEMIES CLOSER (2013), HOME STAY (2018), BERLIN I LOVE YOU (2018), the action thriller THE OTHER PATH (2019) shot in Istanbul and more.
Documentary co-productions include STICK 'EM UP RELOADED (2015), THE CUBAN HERD (2016), and GLORY PERU (2018).
For many years I have been intensively studying natural sciences, eastern and western healing methods and metaphysics, the physical theories that connect the spiritual with the material world and have participated in seminars and courses.
Due to my scientific experience, marketing and entertainment background, I additionally advise international companies, in the fields of health, science and biotechnology among others.
New York, NY and Frankfurt am Main Germany
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Television, Film, Voice Over, Music Video, Commercial, Theater, Radio, Industrial, Internet
Actress, Producer Writer
Height 5' 9½" (1.76m)
Hair Brown (middle length)
Weight 127 lbs (58KG)
Athletics Snowboarding, Rollerblading, Ice Skating, Golf, Aerobics, Swimming, Yoga, Snow Skiing, Bowling, Water Skiing, Surfing, Diving
French, German, Middle Eastern, Spanish
German, Spanish, English
Improvisation, Teleprompter, Voiceover
Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Pedagogic
One on One NYC, Commercial Acting, David Bellantoni, 2022, New York, New York
Scene Studies, Monologue, Improvisation, Vince Curatola , 2021, New Jersey
WT Fight System, Combat for Stage & Screen, 2017, Brussel, Belgium
Stoller Systems, Dialect Coaching & Speech, Amy Stoller, 2009 - 2011, New York, NY
E-Stunts, Stunt Training, Spiros Anastassiadis, 2008, Offenbach, Germany
Scream Factory Frankfurt, =Vocal Classes, Linda Rocco 2007 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Stage Dance, Kelechi Onyele, 2004 Frankfurt am Main Germany
Michael Margotta Seminar, Training / Script Analysis / Take Action 2003, Spain
Method Acting Intensive Acting Workshops and Classes, Michael Margotta, 2001 & 2002 Mallorca / Spain
Scream Factory Vocal and Performance Coaching, Linda Rocco, George Liszt 1998 Frankfurt am Main Germany
Intensive Theater Workshop, 1997, Hong Kong, China
Ernst-Reuter - Theater-Studio, K. Volkel 1990, Frankfurt am Main