Anastasia Edwards

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Born and raised in Russia, St.Petersburg, where as early as 9 years old, she was awakened by a passion in acting, taking dancing(ballet, modern,jazz), singing and acting classes at St.Petersburg Music-Hall Theatre, performing in plays and even several tours overseas.TV credits include spokesmodel in commercials and featured roles in TV series back there in Russia. She also attended the St.Petersburg Academy of Arts. Anastasia claims to be very fortunate to discover the Chicago Actors Studio, and as a current advanced class student, continues to learn about the beauty of acting, as she phrases it, under the direction of an outstanding teacher Edward Dennis Fogell, who she notes, believes in and insipiries her. Besides her debute in the US in the stage comedy “California Suite” at The Chicago Actors, Anastasia was cast in a major feature film “The Ride 2 Siagons" scheduled to go into full production this summer. Since then Anastasia landed a role in a full feature film based out of LA, “Tonight’s Special”, playing the role of a gypsy tarot reader opposite the lead character, a role in the Web Series “The Onion”, a spot in the new NBC TV series “Crisis”. where she is schedule to shoot an- other episode this month and a very exciting part in Eric Neal’s, sci-fi thriller “Angle of Incidence”. And if that isn't enough Anastasia lands a beautiful role in a pilot aimed at a new TV Series "Catch.com" centered around the humorous, antics associated with latest craze, dating websites, now shooting at Chicago Studio City. Oh, almost forgot, Anastasia also landed a position as spokesmodel for the new Rihanna cosmetic line, “Mac Ri Ri” where Anastasia will fly out to Miami for 3 weeks in March to rub elbows with major NFL, music and film celebs. Ansatasia always affirms that she is very thankful to God for giving her the best mother in the world, a special person that not only gives her so much undying love and encouragement and sacrificed everything she had back in Russia to come to the US to support her career, but also instilling proper values and standards to guide her

  • Work
    • Actress, Model
  • Education
    • Chicago Actors Studio
    • St.Petersburg Music-Hall Theatre