She says she wouldn't mind being typecast as the "beautiful bitch with a heart of gold". Sage Kristien is on a fast track to success as an actress with a wide range of talents in drama, comedy, and action roles for film and TV. Born in Russia, she immigrated to NYC and became an American citizen while fulfilling her dream to become an actress.
Sage began to audition only 1 year ago and casting directors were immediately attracted by her beauty, athleticism, improvisational comedy, and ability to cry on cue. She played an angelic lady in the pilot for "Nightmare Decoded" for BioChannel, which will be airing soon. She had a supporting role in, "Down with David", a Dramedy about a male stripper written by Derek Nelson. Most recently, she played a lead role in "Celebrity Close Calls", as the country pop star Jewel at age 18, with Bobby Brown, Morgan Fairchild, and Elliot Yamin.
Sage is also very busy doing voiceover work and is close to speaking with an American accent having a hint of Valley Girl. She plays a Russian crow and a very sweet bunny rabbit in two new Little Critter Apps entitled "Jack and the Beanstalk" and "Where's Kitty" produced by JR Sansevere for Sterling Publishing/Barnes & Noble to be released this Holiday season. Sage and Sansevere are also working on a new animated series in development "Too Much™" which is about a beautiful young Russian woman, Zannet, who comes to NYC to make her mark in the luxury hotel business and meets her nemesis, SuLyn a young beautiful Chinese women, who happens to have the exact same goal.
She was a world class professional ice-skater who came in second in the Moscow championship and was third in Russia overall. With the drive and ambition that served has served her so well, Sage attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and studied under Mary Boyer at MTB studios.
She is training in Kung Fu under Sifu Chen who worked with Zoe Saldana for Avatar. Sifu Chen teaches foundational Kung Fu skills, as well as weapons styles, and can develop choreography for specific fight sequences. Her experience as a professional skater has given her a unique gracefulness and strong focus to succeed. Lookout Hollywood! This little bunny is starting to kick some serious ass as an actress.
by Nik Pressly
Name: Sage Kristien
Lives in: New York City, New York
Unique traits: Eastern European, Great Body, Pro Ice Skater, Kung Fu
American Academy of Dramatic Arts (New York, NY)