About Sonja Chan

Pei En Chan, also known as Sonja Chan, was born in Austria.
Her first time on stage has been as a model at the age of 5. Also, she loved to entertain all the guests sitting in the restaurant of her parents.
Right after finishing secondary school, she applied for the acting school “1st Filmacademy“ in Vienna. 2012 she graduated with a diploma.
Since then, she has been featured in numerous film and theater productions, as well as a moderator, and has been able to gather stage experience in Copenhagen.

Training

Year 
2017München Film Akademie (Castingworkshop at Uwe Bünker)
2014Nicole Schmied, Casting Workshop Vienna
2013Adobe After Effect - Workshop
2013Jerry Cole - Workshop
2012Theatre Workshop an der Webber Douglas (Academy of Dramatic Art Ltd, London)
2009/3 to 2012/6filmacademy Schauspielschule für Theater & Film (vormals 1st filmacademy) (Mit Diplom abgeschlossen)
2009 to 2013Improvisionskurse Schauspiel
2008 to 2010Gesangsunterricht im Musikzentrum Linz

Projects as actress

YearTitleGenreDirectorRole
2018SOKO Donau / SOKO WienTV Series, ORF [at], ZDF [de] Sophie Allet-CocheOnita Nakura [SRE]
2018The Girl in the Spider's WebFeature FilmFede AlvarezNaked Asian Girl [SR]
2015WienerlandSeries PilotJan WoletzShen Shen [SR]
2015Google - ChromecastCommercial Renato NovakovicWG-Bewohnerin [SR]
2015DaddyShort Feature FilmChristian WittmannDr. Sarah Brenner [SR]
2014VorstadtweiberTV Series, ARD [de], ORF [at]Sabine DerflingerClearance, Airport woman [SR]
20134.2.3.1Short Feature FilmIsabella HewlettStephanie [L]
2012Es kommt noch dickerTV Series, ORF [at], SAT.1 [de]MultipleKrankenschwester [SRE]
2012Dating RouletteShort Feature FilmServet Dean SariLilian [L]
2011Grimm´s Snow WhiteTV MovieRachel GoldenbergDark Elf [SR]
2010Oma wider WillenTV Movie, ARD [de], ORF [at]Sigi RothemundDolmetscherin [SR]

Theatre engagements

YearProduction nameRoleDirectorTheatre
2017PoshHarry VilliersBrian HatfieldBDU Theatre, Theater Brett
2016Julius CaesarLigariusBrian HatfieldBDU Theatre, Theater Brett
2015Herzog Blaubarts Burg | Geistervariationen (Oper)Ensemble PerformanceKent Nagano, Andrea BrethTheater an der Wien, Austria
2014Goodbye Europa!Pei En (HR)Emil Hanse, Daniel NorbackWarehouse9, Copenhagen
2014We are the playEnsembleTheresa PommerenkeSISYPHOS, DER FLUGELEFANT(SdF), Berlin
2013Goodbye Europa!Pei En (HR)Emil Hansen, Daniel Norback; KopenhagenHusets Theater, Kopenhagen, Dänemark
2012Version_20.12MarieIsabella JeschkeKosmosTheater

Other projects

YearProject typeTitleActivityCompany
2018EventThe New Mercedes-Benz A-Class 2018: World PremiereModeradionMercedes-Benz
2016 - 2018freelancingDer Schlaue Du bistGwendoline - ModerationProSiebenSat1 Puls 4
2012 - 2016freelancingBand of DestinyModerationSonja Chan, Melisa Mehmeti
2013music productionSummer NightDarstellerinby Beatboxer fii
2013freelancingWien Energie - Insel der Meschenrechte 2013ModerationDonau Insel Fest, Wien
2011fashion showPre-Opening der Fashion Week SalzburgModelSalzburg
2010fashion showFashion Show / Fashion meets BellyDanceModelLabel Jeans
2010fashion showFashion Show / A Tribute to FalcoModelLabel Jeans

Basic data

Height170 cm
Weight55 kg - 121 lb.
Body typeslim
Clothing size36
Ethnic appearanceAsian (East Asian), MIX White and Asian, White Central European
Hair colourdark brown
Hair lengthlong
Eye colourbrown
NationalityAustrian
LanguagesChinese (Basic knowledge), English (Fluent), German (Native speaker)
DialectsAustrian, Upper austrian (Native dialect), Viennese
Voice typeMezzosoprano
SingingRock/Pop (Good)
Instrumentselectric guitar (Basic knowledge), guitar (Good)
Skills (dance)Jazzdance (Basic knowledge)
Skills (sports)aikido (Good), capoeira (Good), fencing (stage) (Good), horseback riding (Good), ice skating (Good), inline skating (Good), judo (Good), paintball (Good), parkour (Good), ping-pong (Good), rafting (Good), roller skating (Good), snowboarding (Good), swimming (Good), swordplay (Good), taek won do (Good)
Experience abroadNorthern Europe: Denmark
Western Europe: Germany
LicencesB (car) [eu]
Immediate working areaVienna
1st residence (federal state or country)Vienna
2nd residence (where applicablen)Berlin
Accommodation possibilitiesBerlin, Graz, Kitzbühel, Linz, London, Munich, Salzburg, Vienna
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