Actor

YASMIN

HANKEL

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NEWS

THEATRE

 

Yasmin has been cast to play Alice in Patrick Marber's play "Closer"

which will be directed by Tamryn Speirs in 2020.

FILM

In October Yasmin won "Best Actress" at the 1Minute Film Festival, Cape Town. 

"A Hero's Counsel" which was a submission at the 2018 "48 Hour Film Project"

is currently in pre-production to be reimagined as a web-series in which Yasmin Hankel

will again embody the PTSD suffering student Jasmine and her superhero alter ego Meteora. 

The 2019 "48 Hour Film Project" short "Sparks to the Grindstone" is currently in a bigger

development process to launch as a sitcom in 2020 with Yasmin playing Jess. 

Yasmin is cast to play Melissa in Wayne Ronné's new web-series "The Ripple"

which is scheduled to premiere in 2020.

 

QUICK BIO

Fiery Latina meets poised German.

 

Yasmin Hankel was born in Mexico City and grew up in Boston (USA), Munich (Germany) and Cape Town (South Africa).

 

She obtained a BA in New Media at the University of Cape Town and received the majority of her acting training at ACT Cape Town. 

Working as an actor in film and theatre her hit is transformability. 

She is predominantly described as being both cute & feisty.

 

SHOWREEL

 
 

RESUME

THEATRE

The Match

Lucy, (dir. Allistine Bo Grady) | Alexander Bar, Cafe & Theatre

2019

TERROR - Your Verdict

Defence Counsel Biegler, (dir. Yasmin Hankel) | Alexander Bar, Cafe & Theatre

2018

The Water Warrior

The Warrior, (dir. Yasmin Hankel) | Cape Town Fringe Festival

2017

Cape Fencing Academy

Stage Fighter, (dir. Dr Mikhail Galukhin) | Ratanga Junction

2008

Andorra

The Doctor, (dir. Norman Skillen & Saul Chanarin) | Constantia Waldorf

2006

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Titania, (dir. Norman Skillen & Saul Chanarin) | Constantia Waldorf

2003

Ballet performance

Lead, (dir. Beate Stibig-Nikkanen) | Bad Reichenhaller Theater

1996

FILM

Dead Lines (short) 

Juliette, (dir. Morné Strydom)

2019

En Garde (short)

Cat, (dir. Morné Strydom)

2019

Keep Needing Me (short)

Mia, (dir. Justine Patterson)

2019

Sparks to the Grindstone (short)

Jess, (dir. Vash Singh)

2019

The Bargaining Chip (short)

Alex, (dir. Vash Singh)

2019

Fin (short)

Laurine, (dir. Lola Dollimore & Byron Seale)

2019

Fried Barry

Restrained Patient, (dir. Ryan Kruger)

2019

A Hero’s Counsel (short)

Jasmine/Meteora, (dir. Magnus Taljaard)

2018

I’m With You (short)

Julia, (dir. Dylan Vermaak)

2018

Turning Point (short)

Girl, (dir. Yasmin Hankel)

2017

The Perfect Artist (short)

Narrator, (dir. Ashley Walters)

2011

But I Won't Let Me (short)

Lead, (dir.Yasmin Hankel)

2010

Die Elwekoning (short)

Elwekoning’s dogter, (dir. Yasmin Hankel)

2007

AWARDS

Best Actress 

1Minute Film Festival (Cape Town)

2019

UCT Sports Bursary

University of Cape Town

2011

UCT Honours Sport Award

University of Cape Town

2010

UCT Sports Bursary

University of Cape Town

2010

Sportswoman of the Year

Fencing Western Province

2010

UCT Honours Sport Award

University of Cape Town

2009

UCT Sports Bursary

University of Cape Town

2009

1st for Women’s Foil Fencing

Overall National Ranking RSA

2009

Membership

Golden Key International Honour Society

2009

1st for Women’s Foil Fencing

Overall National Ranking RSA

2008

David Marais Memorial Prize

New Media

2008

1st for Jnr Women’s Foil Fencing

Overall National Ranking RSA

2007

Classical Ballet Scholarship

Bad Reichenhaller Ballettschule, GER

1996

FILM
 

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REPRESENTATION

PURSCH ARTISTES

Hayley Cunningham & Lindsay Schaal

Unit 201-202 The Foundry
74 Prestwich St
De Waterkant

Cape Town
8001

 

 +27 21 418 1144

 +27 83 603 0051

info@purschartistes.co.za

www.purschartistes.co.za

© Yasmin Hankel 2019
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