Alexa Benkert, actress, voice actress, Zurich
©Elena Zaucke
  • Actress
  • voice actress

Basic data

LanguagesEnglish German
DialectsSwiss-German
SingingClassic Opera Rock/Pop
Instrumentsviolin
Skills (dance)Ballet Flamenco Jazzdance Modern Dance
Skills (sports)boxing fencing (stage)
Immediate working areaZurich
1st residence (federal state or country)Switzerland - Zurich
NationalitySwiss
LicencesB (car) [eu]

About Alexa Benkert

Alexa Benkert is a Swiss actress with German, African and Indian roots. At 16, she left Switzerland to study acting in Hamburg. During her studies, in 2010, she was engaged by Nickelodeon to play a lead role in a TV series. This series, produced in Belgium, was aired in Germany, Austria and Switzerland with great success. In 2013 she returned to Switzerland for a while, where she worked as a freelance writer and presenter. Today she works as an actress, speaker and coach in Switzerland and abroad.

Training

Year 
2019 to 2020Acting Booster Company [de] (Simone Dietrich Dialog Coach)
2018Acting Booster Company [de] (Castingworkshop mit Dominique Chiout & Bärbel Bodeux)
2018Roth Coaching [de] (Workshop)
2018Die Tankstelle | Coaching | Film - TV - Theater (Kameraworkshop)
2008 to 2010freie-schauspielschule-hamburg
2005 to 2007JvdEA - Joop van den Ende Academy

Awards

YearAward
2020Landshuter Kurzfilmfestival Wettbewerb / Stand Up / Bayern
2019Nominiated / Best Actress / Lady with purple shoes / ALTFF Toronto
20191st Winner Webseries / Singles Diaries / Independent FilmStar
20191st Winner Bavaria Short / Singles Diaries / Independent FilmStar
2019Los Angeles Film Award / Singles Diaries / Best Webseries
2019New York Film Award / Singles Diaries / Best Webseries
2015Webfest Berlin "Kumbaya"
2010Kids Choice Award "Das Haus Anubis"

Projects as actress

Filter
YearTitleGenreDirectorRole
2021Alleine kommst du nicht weit genug (WT)Short FilmAiyana De VreeSuna [SR]
2020GroßstadtrevierTV Series, ARD [de], NDR [de]Florian GottschickManuela Hoffmann [LE]
2020Die Toten Hosen - KamikazeMusic VideoPaul DugdaleWoman [L]
2019Stand upShort FilmShahab HabibiFeri [L]
2019Tatort - National FemininTV-Movie (Series), NDR [de]Franziska BuchElloglu [SR]
2019SMS Glücks Shorty - Glück gehabt (WT)Self Made ShortyPatrick SteinmannAlexa [L]
2018CounterpartTV Series, Starz [us]Justin MarksGirlfriend/Short Haired Woman [SR]
2018Singles' DiariesTV Series, Joyn [de]Sascha El WarakiPia [SSR]
2017Migros - Die Migros gehört den LeutenCommercialSimon VerhoevenMädchen (Spot: Fish) [L]
2017SMS Traum Shorty - DaisiesSelf Made ShortyPatrick SteinmannRegisseurin [SR]
2016Freundeskreis Filmfest Hamburg e.V.- ImageCommercialDennis AlbrechtGirl [SR]
2016The Lady with Purple ShoesShort FilmSayed Jalal RohaniSarah [L]
2015Heinz Strunk - Opa L'AmourMusic VideoChristopher RadkeKrankenschwester [SR]
2015Minimax - FreundeRecruiting-VideoLasse BuchhopSchülerin [SR]
2013Luca Vasta - Cut my hairMusic VideoDaniel MoeckFreundin [SR]
2013Kumbaya (Webserie)SeriesMultipleKim [SSR]
2012Iwan Petrowitsch - I weiss nidMusic VideoLea FischlinMatilda [SR]
2012JoeShort FilmMax WuchnerJuliette [L]
2012PlanmayB (Webserie)Series PilotPatrick SteinmannCosi [L]
2012Das Haus AnubisTV Series, NickelodeonJorkos DamenCharlotte [SS]

Projects as voice actress / speaker

YearTitleGenreRoleActor
2018Cirque du Soleil - Luna PetuniaTV Series, NetflixLuna Petunia [SS]
2017Cirque du Soleil - Luna PetuniaTV Series, NetflixLuna Petunia [SS]
2016Cirque du Soleil - Luna PetuniaTV Series, NetflixLuna Petunia [SS]

Theatre engagements

YearProduction nameRoleDirectorTheatre
200999 GradKahterineChristoph ZapatkaFS Hamburg
2009Furcht und Elend im dritten ReichSängerinJürgen LedererFS Hamburg
2008Der Mythos v. SisyphosEnsembleSarah GünterMedia Academy Hamburg
2006Handelskammer HamburgEnsembleM. Voigt & H. KratochwillMusicalgala Hamburg
2004Der NussknackerSängerindiverseOpernhaus Zürich
2004Fifa - GalaSängerindiverseOpernhaus Zürich
2004Mahlers 3. SinfonieSängerinIvan FischerGastspiel Verona
2004Don QuichoteSängerinP. FaggioniOpernhaus Zürich
2003La Damnation de FaustSängerindiverseTonhalle Zürich
2002Navidad ChriollaSängerindiverseTonhalle Zürich
2002La GiocondaMädchen GesangGilbert Deflo & Jürg HämmerliOpernhaus Zürich

Speaker engagements

YearTitleProject typeActivityClient
2019The Best of EnemiesFilmdubbing for role MarilynnStudio Hamburg Synchron
2019YooHooZeichentrickseriedubbing for role WinnyCSC Studio
2019KakegurulAnimedubbing for role Nozomi KomabamiCSC Studio
2019Nella the Princess KnightZeichentrickdubbing for role ButtercupStudio Hamburg Synchron
2019YooHoo to the RescueZeichentrickserieSynchronsprecherin Rolle AliciaCSC Studio
2018Recovery of an MMO JunkieAnimeserieSynchronsprecherin Rolle MollyStudio Hamburg Synchron
2018BarbieClipsVoice Over Rolle MakaraCSC Studio
2018Polly PocketClipsVoice Over Rolle ShaniCSC Studio
2018Polly PocketFilmSynchronsprecherinpostperfect
2018Grace & FrankieNetflixserieSynchronsprecherinpostperfect
2018Rocca Verändert die WeltKinoSynchronsprecherinStudio Funk
2018SibelFilmSynchronsprecherinDMT Studio
2018Total Dreamerpro7serieSynchronsprecherin Rolle VictoriaStudio Hamburg Synchron
2018ZombilleniumSerieSynchronsprecherin Rolle BimboCSC Studio
2018ShopkinsNetflixserieSynchronsprecherin Rolle Ms. SprinklesCSC Studio
2018Der Kommissar und das MeerSerieSynchronsprecherin Rolle MalinStudio Loft
2018The Good CopSerieSynchronsprecherin Rolle NachbarinCSC Studio
2018Tödliches ComebackFilmSynchronsprecherinStudio Funk
2018Kulipari Season 2ZeichentrickserieSynchronsprecherin Rolle ThumaCSC Studio
2018Flavers YouthAniemefilmSynchronsprecherin Rolle AssistentinCSC Studio
2018DeadwindSerieSynchronsprecherin Rolle Hildepostperfect
2018Loud HouseSerieSynchronsprecherinpostperfect
2018Hunter StreetSerieSynchronsprecherinpostperfect
2018Arrested DevelopmentSerieSynchronsprecherin Rolle Krankenschwesterpostperfect
2018Acts of ViolenceMovieSynchronsprecherin Rolle AllieDMT Studio
2018Shin ChanAnimeserieSynchronsprecherinDMT Studio
2017KakeguruiAnimeserieSynchronsprecherinCSC Studio
2017Step SistersNetflixserieSynchronsprecherin Rolle AlinaHamburger Synchron
2017Treehouse DetectivesAnimationsserieSynchronsprecherin Rolle BatHamburger Synchron
2017Game ShakersSerieSynchronsprecherinHamburger Synchron
201719 - 2SerieSynchronsprecherin Rolle JoannieDMT Studio
2017PromposalMTV SerieVoice Over Rolle MaggiCSC Studio
2017Glitter ForceAnimeserieSynchronsprecherin Rolle EmpressCSC Studio
2017World of Winx Staffel 2AnimeserieSynchronsprecherinCSC Studio
2017Jenseits der BergeMovie/ZDFSynchronsprecherinStudio Hamburg
2017Nella die RitterprinzessinZeichentrickserieSynchronsprecherinStudio Hamburg
2017YakariZeichentrickserieSynchronsprecherinStudio Hamburg
2017Wort WitchSerie/ZDFSynchronsprecherinStudio Hamburg
2017BellevueSerieSynchronsprecherin Rolle W-StimmeStudio Hamburg
2017This is England 90MovieSynchronsprecherinDMT
2016The TunnelSerieSynchronsprecherinStudio Hamburg Synchron
2016Love Sick 2NetflixserieSynchronsprecherinStudio Hamburg Synchron
2016JokerBollywoodSynchronsprecherin Rolle ReporterinDMT Studio
2016Holding the ManMovieSynchronsprecherin Rolle RoseCSC Studio
2016Girlfriends Guide to DivorceSerieSynchronsprecherinCSC Studio
2016RiphagenMovieSynchronsprecherinCSC Studio
2016MascotsNetflixSynchronsprecherin Rolle TV ModeratorinStudio Hamburg Synchron
2016Die ZeitfälscherinSerie NDRSynchronsprecherin Rolle PinkStudio Hamburg Synchron
2016Life on the LineKinoSynchronsprecherin Rolle EllyDMT Studio
2016KhushiBollywoodSynchronsprecherin Rolle SeemaKrüger & Krüger Studio
2016Delhi BellyBollywoodSynchronsprecherinKrüger & Krüger Studio
2016KhoobsuratBollywoodSynchronsprecherinKrüger & Krüger Studio
2016BewaffaBollywoodSynchronsprecherin Rolle SanjuCSC Studio
2016BombayBollywoodSynchronsprecherinCSC Studio
2016VivahBollywoodSynchronsprecherinCSC Studio
2016Bottersnikes & GumlesSerieSynchronsprecherin Rolle RaupeCSC Studio
2016KulipariZeichentrickserieSynchronsprecherin Rolle ThartaCSC Studio
2016Naruto ShippudenAnimeserieSynchronsprecherin Rolle KarinDMT Studio
201619 - 2SerieSynchronsprecherin Rolle PolizistinDMT
2014Wie werde ich R. r losHörbuchSprecherindiverse
2011Pfad der 7 SündenKinoSynchronsprecherin Rolle CharlotteStudio 100

Other projects

YearProject typeTitleActivityCompany
2019MusicalNatürlich BlondInszenierung/ChoreographieMusikelkiste Hamburg/HDJ Hamburg
2017 - 2018MusicalRock die AntikeRegieHDJ Hamburg
2014 - 2018music productionFrau BSinger - SongwriterBlue Monkey Music
2017live musicFrau B im Ihr EinkaufsbahnhofSängerinluminar
2017EventVM World Barcelona "Fujitsu"ModerationHead of Event
2017EventWendie Webfest HamburgModerationWendie Webfest
2017EventWie krass bist du dennModerationDelphi Showpalast
2013 - 2016interviewAus der Reihe mit. . .Moderationdiverse
2014audio bookWie werde ich Rebecca losAutorinc/o Steinmann Designs
2010 - 2012EventTV und Eventmoderation im Rahmen einer TV SerieModerationNickelodeon/VIVA/MTV
2011EventCharles Vögele "Kids Fashion Show" ZürichModerationCharles Vögele
2009Format DevelopmentRWE PrintkampagneModelRWE

Basic data

Height172 cm
Body typeslim
Clothing size36/38
Ethnic appearanceLatin America, Mixed (White and Black), Oriental
Hair colourbrown
Hair lengthshort
Eye colourbrown
NationalitySwiss
LanguagesEnglish German
DialectsSwiss-German
Voice typeMezzosoprano
SingingClassic Opera Rock/Pop
Instrumentsviolin
Skills (dance)Ballet Flamenco Jazzdance Modern Dance
Skills (sports)boxing fencing (stage)
Special skillsHow to fire a weapon on set - shot training / security institution Berlin
Experience abroadSoutheast Asia: Afghanistan
Western Europe: Belgium, Switzerland
LicencesB (car) [eu]
Preferred place of workfor international inquiries please contact https://luckystarinternationaltalent.agency
Immediate working areaZurich
1st residence (federal state or country)Switzerland - Zurich
2nd residence (if applicable)Hamburg/Berlin
Accommodation possibilitiesBerlin, Cologne, Hamburg, Munich, New York, Paris
Associations