RESUME

ELENA CHERNYAKOVA

                 CONTACT: [email protected]     

Eyes: Blue                  Hair: Blonde                  Height: 5’8               Weight: 125lbs

 

FILM

Runaway Lead Dir. Cara Ferguson
Psychotic Lead Dir. Claude Reid
Silent Endeavour Lead Dir. Will Adams
Monalisa Lead Dir. Prabir Chowdhury
Change and Decay Lead Dir. Joseph Murphy
Let the Right One In Lead Dir. Joseph Murphy
The Office Bubble Lead Dir. A’aisha Simpson
Secrets Lead Dir. Derek Clarke
Hiding from the 4TH of July Lead Dir. Erich Ebner
The Perfect Letter Supporting Dir. Nathyn Masters
The Law of Men Supporting Dir. Dusty Brackett
Dead Men Walking Supporting Dir. Ryan Udowitz
Consensual Supporting Dir. Prabir Chowdhury
The American Dream Supporting Dir. Prabir Chowdhury
The Night-Like Daydreams of Wolfgang Deedle Supporting Dir. Dan Smolla

 

TELEVISION

The Chesterfields Principal BLT Productions
Lucky the Evil Talking Cat Principal Joe and Joe Media
Rezist Principal Grizwold Productions
Café Kremlin Co-Star Joe and Joe Media
Living The American Dream Co-Star EJP Pictures

 

PRINT

KENTUCKY BRIDE MAGAZINE, January 2013

M&M MODELING MAGAZINE, Spring 2013

ILLUSION MAGAZINE, Spring 2013

 

PUBLICATIONS

inHerGlam (Spring/Summer 2013 Beauty Trends: 60’s Glam)

Fashion Mix

Transpire Magazine

 

TRAINING

Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, Los Angeles, CA Two-Year Conservatory Program Anne DeSalvo, Sharon Angela, Hedy Sontag
Art of Acting Studio, Los Angeles, CA Summer Conservatory Program Ron Burrus, Jane Fleiss
Second City, Chicago, IL Improv for Actors II Tim O’Malley
Second City, Chicago, IL Improv for Actors I Andel Sudik
Second City, Chicago, IL Movement Julie Graham
Acting Studio Chicago, Chicago, IL On-Camera II Chris Agos
Acting Studio Chicago, Chicago, IL On-Camera I Doug McDade
Acting Studio Chicago, Chicago, IL Level IV – Rehearsal to Performance Adrianne Cury
Acting Studio Chicago, Chicago, IL Level III – Scene Study Adrianne Cury
Acting Studio Chicago, Chicago, IL Level II – Shurtleff to Scene Jennie Moreau
Acting Studio Chicago, Chicago, IL Voice Kate DeVore
Act One Studios, Chicago, IL Fundamentals II Jason Martin
Act One Studios, Chicago, IL Intro to TV and Film Dan Flannery
Act One Studios, Chicago, IL Commercial Techniques Katie Killacky
Act One Studios, Chicago, IL Meisner Technique Workshop Eileen Vorbach

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

Professional Tennis player

Bilingual (fluent) – English & Russian

Quick study with accents

Yoga

Horseback Riding

Jet-skiing

Mountain Skiing

Pilot training

Driving

NASCAR Racing

Snowboarding

Swimming

 

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Received First President of Russia Boris N. Yeltsin’s Top Tennis Player Award (2006, 2007, 2008)
  • Named tennis player of the year in Europe (2006)
  • Ranked No.1 tennis player throughout whole year among juniors 16 & under in Europe (2006)

 

EDUCATION

Northwestern University, B.S. Communication Studies, International Studies, Business Institutions Program (2008-2012)