Hard work and dedication have earned Evelyn the lead role in national commercials and films such as CrimeSight (directed by Trey Lindsay) in which she played a psychic heroine while performing all of her own stunts, a strong supporting role in Absolute Madness directed by Kevin J Hynes, and supporting roles in Skirting The Issues directed by Carlos Berrios, Salsero in Purgatory directed by Antonio De La Cruz and others. Evelyn has performed in several films for director Ski-ter Jones, as well as a supporting role in Flight of the Conchords.
Evelyn is an avid lover of the outdoor life, traveling the globe and enjoying many new experiences. She has a broad range of athletic skills and loves film-making, fitness, and travel. It could be here that we use a quote from Jim Pearson (my site). She thrives on physically exhilarating adventures and rarely turns down a challenge. When not at work or training, you can usually find her in the Caribbean diving for conch, swimming with dolphins and other aquatic life, or simply enjoying some downtime with the local community.
where she developed a cosmopolitan perspective on the diverse social environment.
Evelyn was born in New York City and is a graduate of SUNY Albany where Evelyn's focus of study was in English, Communications, Theater and the Arts. She also studied in New York and London with top industry coaches. She is based in New York, is bi-coastal and is a member of both The Screen Actors Guild and The American Federation of Television and Recording Artists.
Talent and Versatility
A graduate of SUNY Albany, Evelyn's focus of study was in English, Communications, Theater and the Arts. She also studied in New York and London with top industry on camera coaches.
As an actor and athlete, Evelyn's hard work and dedication to her craft have earned her numerous roles in national commercials and dramatic acting roles in such films as 'Absolute Madness' directed by Kevin J. Hynes, 'Skirting the Issues' directed by Carol Berrios, 'Crimesight' by Trey Lindsay,
Stunts Related Work
Evelyn started working in the film and television at a very young age, booking her first national commercial where she performed with Dolphins, first sparking her interest in stunts. Soon after, Evelyn continued to book other commercials that all involved high octane action sports. In 2007, after booking the lead role as an assassin in indie film, Crimesight in 2007, where she performed all of her own stunts and fight scenes, she fell in love with the work. Her skill set also includes: fighting, falls and wrecks, ground pounding, squibs, underwater stunts, horseback riding, PADI open water scuba certified, working with animals and aquatic life. Coninous training includes but not limited to: tactical fireams, driving (completed Driver's East Level 1), wire work, martial arts. Evelyn is also comfortable with dialogue in front of the camera.
Outdoor adventure and sports was always a way of life for Evelyn. As the host, Evelyn hit the slopes on her snowboard, the lake on her wakeboard, horseback riding, fly fishing, hiking, biking and other outdoor adventures as she got the viewers excited about getting off the couch and getting into the outdoors. In her five years with RSN in Vermont, she hosted a variety of shows ranging from studio reporting to sports interviews at the ski slopes. As an extrovert with empathy, Evelyn has a natural talent for spontaneous conversations on camera. Reflecting on her work with RSN, she says "Waking up at 5am, battling massive snowstorms and unbelievable temps to get to the station was tough. But I Iived for getting my viewers off the couch and out into the adventure. And I loved every minute of it."
Evelyn was the dynamic host of the hit series 'A Taste from the Melting Pot' on public TV, a show looking into the lives of families from foreign countries who have come to call America home. She was the host of a reality show pilot that will change scuba diving forever, 'Ultimate Diver Challenge' and an on-camera spokesperson for 'Childfund International'.
Evelyn is bold and impressive, calling upon her rare level of endurance and physical ability. Dancing, horseback riding, and snowboarding, she is outstanding. She credits her extremely fit physique to her lifestyle of eating well, keeping a positive spirit, and hitting the gym.
Her skill set is exceptional. Evelyn is an expert with improvisation, comedic timing, and the Teleprompter and Ear Prompter – skills that have earned her work with numerous high-caliber clients. It is very common for Ev to work repeatedly with the same directors and producers as they find her a joy to work with as well as reliable, diligent, and professional.
She is an avid lover of the outdoor life, traveling the globe and enjoying many new experiences. She thrives on physically exhilarating adventures and rarely turns down a challenge. She is also a wildlife fanatic and is fearless when it comes to working with animals as well as all kinds of aquatic life. Her love for animals started very early in life having spent many summers on a 250 acre farm where she learned how to ride horses, care for farm animals and camp. Having no training at all, at the age of just 13, Evelyn carefully raised an abandoned raccoon from birth until it was strong enough to be set it back into the wild. She has rescued everything from Pheasants; to twin newborn fawns, earning her the nickname 'Fawn Whisperer' by her friends; dogs, cats, and much more. She is an advocate of animal rights and preservation and has done several trips to the Caribbean, South Africa, Indonesia, and in her home town of New England to assist in animal rescue missions. This lead to producing, directing and filming a documentary based on the rehoming of homeless dogs called 'It's a Potcake Life'. When she's not working, you can usually find her down in the Caribbean diving for her meals with the locals or just sitting at Lake Whitingham in Vermont where she enjoys visits from the American Bald Eagles.