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8. April 1994

Camiguin (PHIL)
PHIL, ISR, CH

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre, Acting

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste (2017-21)

Zürich 

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180 cm

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german, swissgerman, hebrew, english, french (good), spanish (basics), portuguese (brasil - basics)

variations of swissgerman: Basel, Zürich and others (if needed)

pop, rock, rap, chanson, indie, choral, blues

piano (good), guitar (good), keyboard (good), sax (basics), flute (basics), drums (basics)

experience playing in bands and songwriting

 

contemporary

concact improvisation (basic)

expression dance (basic)
salsa (basic)

yes

 

Armin-Ziegler-Preis (2019)

Yan Balistoy was born on a volcano in the pacific ocean then raised in the socialistic Kibbutz Dafna in Israel.

Since the new millenium he lives randomnly in Switzerland. In his school he was playing several instruments and was also singing in several choirs. At the age of 17 he finished school with a musical diploma playing chopin. Today he is inspired by musicians like Bon Iver, Hozier and anderson .paak.

 

After his civil service he studied psychology at the university of Zürich. 2015 he aborted his studies and began to focus on theatre. 2017 he was accepted at the university of arts in Zürich to study acting, which he finished after his first year at Theater Oberhausen in 2021. 2019 he won the price of Armin Ziegler.

Since his exchange at the escola de teatro in Sao Paulo he takes a big interest for multicultural aspects in theatre. Yan Balistoy has a big affiliation for music and dance. He plays several instruments and writes his own songs. 2020 he published his first EP
„Wólang Wólang“. Yan Balistoy is currently working at Theater Neumarkt in Zürich.

FILM

2022

SOKO KÖLN | network movie, R: Christoph Heininger

2021

DER ALTE: VERSPOTTUNG | ndF, R: Eva Marel Jura

UGAT GVINAH (Musikvideo) | Independent, R: Julie Cahannes, Konzept: J. Cahannes & Y. Balistoy

WIRECARD | UFA Fiction, R: Raymond Ley 

DER ALTE: TOXISCHE VERBINDUNG | ndF, R: Marcus Ulbricht 

DER ALTE: NICHT SCHULDIG | ndF, R: Maris Pfeiffer 

2020

CRUSHED | Kurzfilm SAE, R: Belinda Amrein

HOTEL RONDINELLA | Kurzfilm ECAL, R: Nikita Merlini

2018

WE WERE WAVIN' |  ZHdK, Kurzfilm, R: E. Hänsenberger

ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM | ZHdK, Kurzfilm, R: Chanelle Eidenbenz

 

MOTION CAPTURE ACTING

2020

KUSUNDA | Immersive Arts Space (ZHdK), Motion Capture Acting für eine VR-Dokumentation, R: G. Parameswaran & F. Gaetke

THEATRE 

2022

PARK | (Solostück) Theater Neumarkt, R: Julia Skof

PORNO MIT ADORNO | Theater Neumarkt, R: Felix Rothenhäusler

 

2021

HERKUNFT | Szenische Lesung Theater Neumarkt, R: Ivna Zic

MADAMA BUTTERFLY | Theater Neumarkt, R: Satoko Ichihara

EINE STADT SPIELT STILL | Theater Oberhausen, R: Babett Grube/Salomé Schneebeli

STURMTIEF O'HARA | Theater Oberhausen, R: Monika Gintersdorfer & La Fleur

2020

MERMAIDS | Theater Oberhausen, R: Shari Asha Crosson

WOLANG WOLANG (Plattentaufe) | Kulturhaus Helferei, R/P/Komposition: Yan Balistoy

2019

WIR WISSEN, DASS 2019 IST | Theater der Künste, R: Johanna Benrath, Konzept: wildi blaatere

RAUSCH (W. Shakespeare / L. Beyeler) | Theater Uri, R: Livio Beyeler

DER PROZESS (F. Kafka / S. Teuwissen) | Theater der Künste Zürich, R: Melanie Huber

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