Elvire Emanuelle is an Actress known for starring in her 2018 debut role as Mo in the film, First Match. First Match was written and directed by Olivia Newman and produced by Netflix, Chanelle Elaine, Veronica Nickel and Bryan Unkeless. First Match premiered in competition at SXSW 2018, being nominated for the Grand Jury Award and winning the Narrative Feature Audience Choice Award and the Luna Gamechanger Award. Her performance impressed audiences with media noting her as a “Breakout" and "Rising Star" and her work as one of the “best performances by women” in film of 2018.
She began performing on stage in plays, showcases and anywhere that she could continue to grow. Her role as The Girl in Dania Gurira's Eclipsed performed at The Women's Theatre Project, earned her the New Times' Best Supporting Actress Award.
Elvire is a student of Wynn Handman, 1955 Teaching Assistant to Sandy Meisner and Teacher and Creative Director of the American Place Theatre and the Wynn Handman Studio. She loves story telling and believes that it is part of what shapes us. She sees acting as a responsibility and something that is important. "The stories we share and see teach us about ourselves, about others and about life. What we learn matters."
Elvire self-submitted for the role of Mo' in First Match and she is now represented by Creative Artists Agency.