“Ms Lea Pfandler … is passionate, interesting to watch on stage, deep for her age, she deports herself like a professional, and gets along with her peers …, she is capable of making an important contribution to American culture. In a school that attracts the most talented students, she is a stand-out, …”
Bill Esper, William Esper Studio, NYC
“With Lea Pfändler in the role of English Hannah …, director E. Losch has found ‘his dream cast’. The actress … gave the play the vitality which was necessary in order to captivate the audience emotionally. Lea Pfändler plays the role … lively and unconditionally. She was able to show her comedic talent in the role of ‘the Grandma’ and the brother.”
Press release: ‘Augsburger Allgemeine’, Germany. By Florian L. Arnold
“Absolute audience favorites were … the crazy manager with charming Swiss dialect from Urs Widmer’s ‘Top Dogs’ performed by Lea Pfändler.”
Press release: ‘Südwest Presse’, Germany. By Karen Kustermann
Born in South Africa and having spent her childhood in China, Austria, the US, Germany and Switzerland, Lea calls herself a citizen of the world. Receiving her Acting Degree in Germany, she moved back to the US in 2013 to study the Meisner Technique under Bill Esper at the William Esper Studio in NYC. Lea has performed in Europe including at the Maag Music Hall Zurich in the original Swiss work ‘Altweiberfrühling’, adapted from the major motion picture 'Die Herbstzeitlosen', in 'The Crucible' at the Theater Ulm in Germany, and many other. Lea has a background in children and youth theater and has worked on several plays such as “Dear Yelena Sergeyevna”, “At the Ark at Eight” and was cast as one of the leads in the award-winning play “Hannah and Hanna”. Lea was also seen on Swiss National TV on the crime drama 'Der Bestatter' and the film 'Das alte Haus' (SRF). Furthermore, she was the lead in films such as 'A Cycle' and 'Old Habits Die Hard', starred in the films 'In The Land of Moonstones', 'Unheard', and will be portraying a therapist in the horror feature film HUSHED.