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Asta Paredes

Asta Paredes is an actress and filmmaker based in New York City. She is most well known for her leading roles in Troma Entertainment's 'Return to Nuke Em High Vol 1 & 2' and eOne films release 'Sociopathia'. Her feature debut, 'Return to Nuke Em High' (a two part event film) was an acclaimed re-imagining of the subversive 1986 cult classic 'Class of Nuke Em High'. RTNH was honored as a 2013 Museum of Modern Art Contenders Series film and was even celebrated with a special Nuke Em High Day at the Museum of Moving Image. Asta's performance as "Chrissy" in this film garnered her critical acclaim including a Best Actress award win from the Fright Night Theatre Film Festival and a Reaper Award nomination. Her acting foundation was training at the prestigious University of Minnesota/ Guthrie BFA Actor Training Program as well as study in London at the Globe Theater, the London International School for Performing Arts, Upright Citizens Brigade Improv Training Center and various teaching artists. Notably she has appeared onstage in Jeffrey Baker's experimental 'The Pretenders', Elysium Theatre Collective's folk musical 'Bob Meets Bob' and Guthrie Theater's dark comedy 'Tiny Disasters'. Learning from her unique experience in independent art, Asta began working at Abandoned House Productions in 2014 along with frequent collaborator and husband Clay von Carlowitz. From the stage to the screen, they have been producing and starring in various projects including 'The Shadow Scarf' & 'Eros Point'. Under this banner, she has also completed her writer/directorial debut, short film, 'The Slightest Touch'. Paredes continues to star in as well as develop work seeking to entertain, educate, & elevate.


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Born:
In Texas, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
12
First Appeared:
In the series Smash 2012-02-06
Latest Project:
Movie The Creeper's Curse 2019-05-11
Known For
Poster of The Creeper's Curse
Filmography
Movie The Creeper's Curse Gwen 2019-05-11
Movie Eros Point Sarah 2018-12-02
Movie The Shadow Scarf Aurora 2018-06-30
Movie Return to... Return to Nuke 'Em High AKA Vol. 2 Chrissy 2017-01-15
Series Shades of Blue Captain Pines' Assistant 2016-01-07
Movie The Runaround Club Linda 2016-01-01
Movie Sociopathia Kat 2015-11-19
Movie Return to Nuke 'Em High Volume 1 Chrissy 2014-01-10
Movie The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Pedestrian 2013-12-18
Series Orange Is the New Black Inmate 2013-07-11
Movie Fantasm Herself 2013-05-04
Series Smash Theatre Patron 2012-02-06