About me

Raquel Forster was raised in Zurich and Rio de Janeiro as the daughter of a Swiss and a Brazilian. In her childhood and youth she devoted herself to ballet, jazz and belly dancing. She won first prize at a reading competition in Rio de Janeiro in 1999. She completed various method acting courses as well as camera trainings and attended the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film School in New York in 2010. From November 2016 to July 2017 she also trained weekly with an acting coach from Los Angeles. Raquel Forster appeared in several TV commercials as well as short films and feature films. The actress is very passionate about dramatic and comedic roles. She further holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and organizational communication from the University of Applied Sciences in Zurich. 

Film

Rap video parody Petra Z. feat. Kai | viral video | 2019
Director: Reto Hüttenmoser | Production: Herr Fuchs Zürich

Petra Z., female lead

Sitcom 20 Minuten | Sitcom | 2019
Director: Jan Dino Kellenberger | Production: 20 Minuten

Police officer, supporting role

iCarus | feature film | drama | 2019
Director: Caroline Wloka | Producer: Roman Ramsauer

Constanze, supporting role

Strange Follower | short film | thriller/horror | 2018
Director: Rafaela Müller & Panos

Kim Berger, Lead

Fatal Liaisons | short film | drama | 2018
Director: Arberësha Kriyeziu

Femme fatale, supporting role

Whitstand | short film | drama | August 2018
Director: Carolyn Pini

Nesrin, supporting role

Farewell | short film | drama | June 2018 

Director: Julia Leu, Multimedia Production, HTW Chur |

Lead

The Pelican (Strindberg), 2. act (adapted scene) | drama | November 2017 | Director: Khusraw Mostafanejad, F + F  school for art and design 

Female lead

The Bedbug (English) | short film | horror | Nov. 2017 | Director: Maysam Aliakbarian

Sarah, supporting role

Folie à deux | feature film | drama | October 2017 | Director: Fabian Schneeberg, Beastpictures

Carla Vasquez, supporting role

FRAGILE | short film | drama | December 2014 |
Director: Rebecca Panian

Sara, suspicious girlfriend, supporting role

2010 - present
2010 - present
Commercials international
Commercials national

KOENIC brand movie | Director: Mascha Deikova | Producer: Spreadfilms.de | filmed in Salzburg, Austria

Mother, Lead

Egolf Immobilien | Real Estate imagefilm | August 2019 | Director: Stefan Möschlin, Michi Döös | Producer: walder werber werbeagentur

Real Estate Broker, lead

Festival trailer Zuger Filmtage (Film festival of Zug) | Film festival trailer | June 2019 | Director: Leo Wittwer | Producer: Durisch Productions

Mia, female Lead

Twinings Tea | online campaign | July 2019 | Producer: Crunch

Female lead

Postfinance | online commercial | July 2019 | Director: Markus Zwilling | Producer: new step media

Simone, lead

Swisscom Products | Online commercial | May 2019 | Director: Sven Rufer | Producer: Filmerei

Lara, female lead

Georg Fischer AG | image film | May 2019 | Director: Yves Scagliola | Producer: elfstern

Dentist, female lead

Ambassador House | online commercial | May 2019 | Director: Lukas Gähwiler | Producer: videoblink

Female lead

BeeHome | March 2019 | Director: Ari Zehnder 

Mother, supporting role

PAX | Life Insurance | January 2019 | Director: Ari Zehnder | Producer: seed

Female lead

Real Estate Film | Cinema and online commercial | October  2018 | Director/Producer: Minke & Godor

Female lead

Valiant Bank | TV commercial | October 2018 | Director: Christian Aeby | Producer: stories AG 

Supporting role

VOLG | TV commercial | October 2018 | Director: Martin Guggisberg | Producer: Rosas & Co. 

2. female lead

PIDAS | Product film for the website and online | October 2018 | Director and Producer: Camotion Films

Isabelle, female lead

Feldschlösschen | TV commercial | July 2018 | Director: Rob Sanders | Producer: Tuna Production

Desperate mom

HR Campus | Product film, website and online | May 2018 | Director/Producer: Filmlodge

HR manager, female lead

Filmfestival Schaffhausen | festival trailer | January 2018 | Director/Producer: Fatmixproductions

Doctor, 2. female lead

Selfnation | Product film, internal | November 2017 | Director/Producer: Shining Pictures

Passerby, female lead

Be different. | Commercial | November 2017 | Director: Julia Leu, Multimedia Production, HTW Chur 

Female lead

Intersport Energetics | August 2017 | online commercial | Director/Producer: Filmerei GmbH 

Jogger, female lead

ELPRO Buchs AG | Product film and teaser, online | December 2016 | Director: Philipp Zünd | Producer: boutiq

Researcher/Pharmacist, female lead

Hotel Schweizerhof Lenzerheide | Online commercial | May 2016 | Directors: Noël Schuler, Valtin Flütsch, David Millan

Mom/Hotel Guest, female lead

Mobile Motion Film Festival | film festival trailer for BBC | 2015 | Director: Simon Horrocks

Staff member, supporting role

Model

Helsana | Photographer: Kilian Kessler | 2019

Model

SBB | summer campaign | 2019

Model

Twinings Tea | 2019

Model

BKW - Berner Kraftwerke | 2019

Model

Training &
Workshops

Singing and Acting | Musikseminar Husar | weekly acting and singing training with Maria Husar | Zug

since June 2019

Role studies | Patrick Biagoli, StageArt Musical & Theatre School SAMTS | Zurich

February - March 2019

Casting Training with Corinna Glaus, Casting Agent | FOCAL Workshop | Zurich

November 2018

Advanced on camera acting workshop | Tutor: Hollywood actress Sabrina Kern | Stage and Musical School SAMTS, Zurich | 3 days

November 2018

How to succed with self-tapes? | Tutors: Bonnie Adair (UK), Annette Trumel (FR) | FOCAL, Fribourg | 2 days

November 2018

On camera acting workshop | Tutor: Hollywood actress Sabrina Kern | StageArt Musical and Theatre School SAMTS, Zurich | 3 days

August 2018

On-camera acting intensive workshop | Tutor: Murièle Solange Bolay, Bolay Management, L.A. | Stage Academy, Zurich | 4 days

June/July 2018

Steve Martin Teaches Comedy, Method Acting with Dustin Hoffmann, Kevin Spacey, Helen Mirren etc. | Various online classes at Masterclass.com

2017-2018

Schauspielhaus Zurich | Production: heart of a dog | Dec. 2017 - January 2018 | Director: Alvis Hermanis

Internship in Directing

Theatre Loreto, Zug | member ensemble | Director: Marius Leutenegger

October 2017 - March 2018

To Be or Not to Act | Acting Coaching | Jo Kelly, L.A.

November 2016 - July 2017

Method Acting | ZES centre for progress in acting (Zentrum für Entwicklung im Schauspiel) | Zurich 

2011-2012

Method Acting | The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film School New York | Fall intensive course 

October 2010

Journalism and Business Communication, Zurich University of Applied Sciences | Bachelor of Arts ZFH in Communication

2007-2010

Theater

Die grosse Gereiztheit after "The Magic Mountain" by Thomas Mann | Schauspielhaus Zürich | May - June 2019 | Direction: Karin Henkel

Background actor

Schauspielhaus Zurich | Production: heart of a dog | Dec. 2017 - January 2018 | Director: Alvis Hermanis

Internship in Directing

Theatre Loreto, Zug | ensemble member | Director: Marius Leutenegger

October 2017 - March 2018

The Seagull, Anton Czechov | Film School Zurich | February 2015

Arkadina, female lead

Three Sisters, Anton Czechov | Film School Zurich | February 2015

Olga

© 2017 by Raquel Forster
 

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