About

Piera Van de Wiel is a British Actor and Singer. She has a record deal with Abaca Group Inc and world renowned composer and music producer Steve Barakatt. Baruch Gayton Entertainment Group will serve as the US partner and producer for concerts and events. She just released her first single “It’s Complicated” which features Steve Barakatt on piano.

She has performed at the Yale Club and the Jazz at Lincoln Center, whose stages have been graced by Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis.

As an Actor she has worked on commercials, short films, and performed at the prestigious Rose Theatre, London Salvation Army Hall, South Hill Arts, Atlantic Stage 2 with the Atlantic Acting Company in New York and her leading role in Off Broadway production of The Three Musketeers as Milady De Winter with the Classical Theater of Harlem. This production was nominated for Off Broadway theatre awards including 9 Audelco awards including Best Drama.

Vibrant. Unique. Soulful.

Piera is a professional singer and recording artist who delivers a performance with the energy of Broadway and depth of feeling of Jazz.

Modern. Fresh. Thought Provoking.

An old soul with a young heart telling the stories of today.

Quirky. Characterful. Memorable.

Stage and screen Piera is a presence that you don’t forget. She brings power, strength and bravery to the roles she plays.

Focus. Dedicated. Creative.

Piera produces for film, theatre and events showing she has a talent in front and behind the camera.

Acting Resume

Film & Video

Production

Role

Project

Director

Coca-Cola Advert

Fangirl

Coke/Regal (National)

Dir. Max McGillivray

Comedy Knockout

Model

TruTV Network

Dir. Michael Petolino

Dropout

Lead

SVA Short Film

Dir. Erika Ripperger

Blue

Lead

NYU Short Film

Dir. Emma Gobillot

Taking Flight

Lead

NYU Short Film

Dir. Maya McCullough

Mr & Mrs Mime

Lead

NYU Short Film

Dir. Pati Amoroso

Wizard Works

Lead

NYU Short Film

Dir. Caroline Rugo

Feminist Fairytale

Lead

NYU Short Film

Dir. Abby Bien

Schon

Lead

Music Video

Dir. Piera Van de Wiel

Theatre

Production

Role

Production Company

Director

The Three Musketeers

Milady

Classical Theatre of Harlem

Dir. Jenny Bennett

Romeo & Juliet

Prince

Atlantic Acting School

Dir. Michael R. Piazza

House of Bernarda Alba

Lucia Singer

Atlantic Acting School

Dir. Lauren Keating

Neighbourhood 3: Requisition of doom

Madison

Atlantic Acting School

Dir. Katie Lindsay

Cabaret

Sally Bowles

Aiglon College

Dir. Alex Boyd-Williams

Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Farmer's wife

Southhill Park Arts

Dir. Gerry Flanagan

Korczak

Mme Stefa

Rose Theatre, Kingston

Dir. Nick Stimson

Singer

Production

Role

Venue

Director

Bound For Broadway

Performer

The West End Lounge

Dir. John Forsland

Tisch Gala

Performer

Jazz at Lincoln Center

Dir. Allyson Green

Let it Snow

Mme Stefa

London Salvation Army

Dir. Nick Stimson

Aiglon 65th Anniversary

Main soloist

The Yale Club NYC

Training

New York University, Tisch School of the Arts

Fall 2013 May 2017

Atlantic Acting School: Anya Saffir, Cynthia Silver, Heather Oakley, Josh Lewis, Kelly Maurer.

Stonestreet Studio of Film and TV

Summer 2014

Gary Bennett, Zach Galligan, Chris Modoono, Ted Sluberski.

LAMDA Acting summer course

Summer 2012

Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) Acting summer course

Summer 2012

Steinhardt Conservatory NYU

Trained with Dianna Heldman Director of Voice

Royal Academy of Music

Vocal Workout with Opera singer Mary King with performance at RAM Tisch Choir: "Carmina Burana" musical direction by Ralph Affoumado

Royal College of Music

Trained with Julian Charles from the Royal College of Music

Lausanne Conservatory

Trained at the Lausanne Conservatory in Switzerland (singing scholarship) with Opera Singer Brigitte Balleys

Special Skills

Professional singer and music artist:

Currently recorded two tracks for first album

ABRSM:

Grade 8 Singing, Grade 5 Music Theory, Grade 3 Piano

Accents:

British RP, Estuary/Cockney, Scottish, French, Russian, Australian, Southern American, Standard American (Semi-fluent in French)

Other Skills:

Suzuki physical training, Boxing and Expert Sport: FIS Licensed Ski Racer