Los Angeles based actress Emanuela Boisbouvier was born in San José, Costa Rica, and moved to Monaco when she was three-years-old. Raised by a Monégasque father and an Italian mother, Emanuela began acting at age thirteen when she took a summer program in Los Angeles at S.O.C.A.P.A. From then on, acting has remained a major part of her life.
In high school Emanuela she took part in school productions, before moving to Los Angeles at age 17 to attend UCLA. There, she studied Political Science and Theater, and graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2018. During her time at UCLA she was cast in two productions, I Am the Wind directed by Charles Jin, and Nine directed by Aya Saleh. She acted in several short films, mostly directed by directors who graduated from one of the most prestigious film programs in the world, UCLA School of Theater Film and Television.
After graduating, Emanuela began expanding her network in entertainment. She acted in two Coca-Cola commercials, both aired internationally and directed by Elon Zlotnik and Nathan N’Guyen. She acted in more short movies, one of which, A New Verse directed by Cameron Thuman, was screened at the New Jersey Golden Door Film Festival as well as at the Westfield International Film Festival, and at the 7th Annual Muestra Intergalactica Festival in Mexico, in which A New Verse was selected as an honorable mention. She has been a featured guest on Jaby Koay’s YouTube channel, which has 1.33 million subscribers.
Emanuela has been honing her skills at the Beverly Hills Playhouse, a prestigious acting school whose alumni include Jim Carrey or George Clooney, and at the Berg Studios with Yale School of Drama alumnus Gregory Berger. She has also studied at The Groundlings School, one of the leading training programs in the country that has been a springboard for countless careers such as Melissa McCarthy, Will Ferrell, Lisa Kudrow, Navaris Darson, and Eliot Schwartz, as well as at the Berg Studios with Yale School of Drama alumnus Gregory Berger.
Emanuela is multilingual being fluent in English, French, Italian and Spanish. She has been dancing since age three, training in jazz, ballet and contemporary. She competed in ski for 7 years with the Monaco ski team.