If one were to look up the word innovative in the dictionary, they would, without a doubt, find a picture of Chrys Yvette. For over 15 years the St. Louis native has been making a mark for herself in the entertainment industry as an actress, writer, producer, and director.
While majoring in Fine Arts at Clark Atlanta University, Chrys was able to get an early start in the business by initially producing several touring stage plays and independent films. Although having etched a permanent place in the entertainment scenes of Atlanta, she would eventually migrate to Los Angeles, California. Chrys would immediately become a mover and shaker among independent producers. In an effort to enhance the knowledge she gained in Atlanta, Chrys would eventually work at Fox Studios and in the Executive Offices of the Director’s Guild of America (DGA).
Chrys would go on to participate in coordinating some of Hollywood’s biggest events such as the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival (LAIFF) and the Directors Guild of America Awards Ceremony in 2000, in which Steven Spielberg was the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Most recently, Ms. Yvette wrote, produced, directed and is starring in her latest stage play “The Dating Game” which opened to a sold out crowd in St. Louis, MO on June 2nd and June 3rd 2012. Chrys has been receiving rave reviews for her critically acclaimed stage play “A Woman’s Worth”, which has been touring the United States since 2003. “It’s good natured fun…” wrote Rob Kendt in his 2005 Los Angeles Times” theatre review. Chrys Executive Produced gospel recording artist Pam Green’s debut album “In His Presence”. Chrys has also written several songs two of which are featured on the album.
As a result of her bold, no holds barred style of writing, directing and producing Chrys has become one of the most sought after individuals in the entertainment industry.
A Woman's Worth
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Chrys Yvette's Show Me the Grind
Film (Documentary, Short, Biography, Comedy and 1 More) Producer This short film traces the fearless journey of producer Chrys Yvette from the stage to the Hollywood Big Screen. The St. Louis native returns to her hometown from Los Angeles to take on one of the toughest audiences in America.
Film (Action and Thriller) Actress Joshua Pope (Busta Rhymes) returns to his childhood home to claim the inheritance his late father has left him only to find that the local police have turned the town upside down and are ruling with an iron fist. So, with the help of an old friend (Xzibit) and his cohorts,Pope sets out to reclaim the town he once loved...by any means necessary. Tounge and cheek 70's style action picture set in a comic book style universe. Written by Annonymous
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Rising to the Top
Film (Comedy, Drama and Music) Actress This inner-city comedy tells the story of a young man who faces the perils of growing up and the consequences of making certain choices in life.
Television (Comedy, Drama and Family) Actress Tia and Tamera Mowry play twins who were separated at birth and by chance meet each other in a shopping mall. Ray Campbell, Tamera's adopted father, is very different from Tia's adopted mother, Lisa Landry, but the twins don't want to be separated so Ray and Lisa end up living together. The series often focuses on the trouble the twins get into due to their identical appearance and the love-hate relationship between Lisa and Ray. Written by Ondre Lombard <email@example.com>
TV Movie (Music) Actress Otis Cooke (Ian McShane) is a British DJ with a late-night American soul music program in Liverpool. His favorite band, The Tallahassees, disbanded years ago, but their biggest hit, "Pickin' Up the Pieces," was never released in England. The film recounts Cooke's adventures and misadventures as he travels to the U.S., finds the band members, and convinces them to get back together for a reunion tour of the U.K and the release of their old songs on CD. Written by Fred Goodridge
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