Yiyang (Jessie) Y

Actor, Extra, Model, Dancer, TV Presenter

Auckland, New Zealand
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Jessie

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Physical Attributes

Height:
165 cm / 5ft 5in
Weight:
58 kg / 127 lbs
Ethnicity:
Chinese
Chest:
86 cm / 34 in
Skin color:
Olive
Waist:
68 cm / 27 in
Hips:
93 cm / 37 in
Dress size:
UK 6 / AUS 6 / US 2
Eye color:
Brown
Hair color:
Black
Hair length:
Medium
Hair type:
Straight

Credits & experience

2020
  • NZ International Short Film Festival: SHOW ME SHORTS : Food for Coping
2019
  • Food For Coping (??), Short Film : Yilin
  • TVNZ : Aladdin's Wedding
2018
  • Mulan LIVE ACTION FILM : Extra
  • Mulan LIVE ACTION FILM : Imperial Lady
  • Merry Wive's of Windsor by William Shakespeare : Bardolph
  • The Tempest, Selwin Shakespeare Festival : Caliban
  • Neila, Featured Film : Kendall
  • Rabere, Featured Film : Ty
2017
  • Art Beat Whanagrei, Northland Youth Theatre : Te Waiora
  • Northland Youth Theatre : Te Waiora
  • R: Rage of the Zombies, Featured Film : Decomposing Zombie
2016
  • Danc Inc Northland Alice in Wonderland : White Rabbit, Roses
  • Royal Academy of Dance NZ
  • Alice in Wonderland : Tweedle-Dee
2012
  • Danc Inc Northland, Coppelia : Girl
2011
  • Danc Inc Northland, Don Quixote Ballet : Girl, Solider
2010
  • Danc Inc Northland, The Nutcracker Ballet : Girl, Snowflake
2009
  • Danc Inc Northland, Under The Sea : Pearl

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Languages
  • English
  • French
  • Mandarin

Accents
  • New Zealand

At 16, Jessie was cast as an extra for a feature film. Her ability to follow directions like a professional was noticed by the director and that scene was promoted to a featured extra role and from recommendation, was cast as speaking roles in 2 more featured films (all IMDB CREDITED).

At 17 she was cast as an Imperial Lady extra in Disney MULAN live action remake.

2018 - The Tempest, Selwin Shakespeare Festival, "CALIBAN"
2018 - Merry Wive's of Windsor, Rangitoto College Senior Shakespeare "BARDOLPH"
2017 - Featured Film Rabere, "TY" {IMDB CREDITED}
2017 - Te Waiora, Northland Youth Theatre
2016 - Alice in Wonderland, Whangarei Girls High School, "TWEELE-DEE"
2015 - Top in Junior Drama School Trophy, Whangarei Girls High School
2015 - Princess (a self devised peice, adaptation of disney princesses), Whangarei Girls High School, "CINDERELLA"
2014 - Keeping up with the Kannibals (a self devised peice, adaptation of greek mythology), Whangarei Girls High School, "WATER NYMTH"

Extras

Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


2017 - R: Rage of the Zombies, Featured Film, "FEATURED DECOMPOSING ZOMBIE"

Modelling

Modeling experience

Beginner, starting out


TV & Reality

2017 - Chanel North has also interviewed her role and contribution to Te Waiora NYT
2017 - China TV interview on Jessie role in R'Rage of the Zombies (Character played: Ty)
2017 - Walter TheWiz Walsh on Turanga FM for her IMDB credited roles in various feature films
2016 - SEVEN SHARP
2015 - Maori TV

Dancing

Dancing ability

Intermediate


Dance styles
  • Ballet

Completed the Royal Academy of Dance NZ Examinations to Grade 8 (highest) and Royal Academy of Dance NZ Intermediate Examinations.

Performances:
2017 - North Youth Theatre : Te Waiora (Barefoot, Hiphop)
2016 - Alice in Wonderland, Lead role: "WHITE RABBIT" (Ballet flats, Pointe shoes, Jazz)
2015 - In the SpotLight (Ballet flats, Pointe shoes)
2013 - Cushion Theatre (Ballet flats, Pointe shoes)
2012 - Coppélia (Ballet flats, Pointe shoes)
2011 - Don Quixote (Ballet flats, Pointe shoes)
2010 - The Nutcraker (Ballet flats, Pointe shoes)
2009 - Under the sea (Ballet flats)

Competitions
2016 - NPACS Classical Ballet Group, 1st Place
2016 - Northland Regional Stage Challenge, 1st Place
2015 - NPACS Classical Ballet Group, 2st Place

Presenting

Languages
  • English
  • French
  • Mandarin

Accents
  • New Zealand

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