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Eva Petersson

About Eva

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The next ‘Meryl Streep'

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Based in Dubai, Swedish-French national Eva is a 13-year-old multi-awarded actress and triple threat performer with considerable experience in television and movies. She has consistent and extensive acting and performing arts training. 

2022 saw her pass Grade 5 acting exams from Trinity London College of Performing Arts with distinction. She was also accepted into The Broadway Star Project Program, a summer course where she was coached in acting, singing, and dancing by the best New York City has to offer.

Her theatre credits include the lead role in ‘Annie the Musical’, playing Fagin in ‘Oliver Twist’, and a principal role in ‘Snow White the Musical Panto’ with multiple shows at the renowned Arts for All Theatre in Dubai. 

On screen, Eva has played the role of Penelope on the Premiere App ‘Go Iguanas’ movies. She is best known for hosting her own successful TV talk show ‘The BUZZ with Eva’ on OSN TV’s cable network for two seasons, where she interviewed some of the region’s leading film directors. Playing Lucy in the 2021 short film drama “Where is Lucy?” has also won Eva accolades at film festivals around the world.

Always on the go, she works on her soprano voice range with advanced vocal lessons, trains in TV and film acting with a renowned US coach and learns tap and hip hop at the prestigious Sharmila Dance Center. In her free time, Eva spreads compassion and is a keen anti-bullying advocate. 

Date of birth 14 Dec 2009
Height 5’3”
Weight 90lbs
Hair colour Light brown
Eye colour Brown


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Off-stage credits

Juliet in One Act Plays/Romeo and Juliet
Theatre co. ASD Drama
Director Deidre Norman
Daniel Aboul Hosn
Date 2023
Fagin in "Oliver the Musical"
Theatre co. ASD Drama
Director Deidre Norman
Date February 2022
Dream Big Make It Happen
Theatre co. Theatre 71
Director Eddie Jimenez Pons
Date July 2023
July 2022
Open Mic
Theatre co. Don't Tell Mama Theatre
Director -
Date July 2022
101 Dalmatians
Theatre co. ASD Drama
Director Deidre Norman
Date February 2022
Snow White
Theatre co. AFA Theatre MOE
Director Carol Wilson
Date December 2021
Role of Annie in Annie JR
Theatre co. ASD Drama
Director Ben Baltes
Date April 2020
Theatre co. Diverse Dubai
Director Neil Clench
Date June 2019
A Night At The Movies
Theatre co. Theatre Works Dubai
Director Camilla Vernon
Date June 2018

Where is Lucy? (Short)
Role Lucy
Production company Salma Azzam Films/ Miranda Davidson Studios
Director Salma Azzam
Go Iguanas S.H.Ecrets
Role Penelope Grayson
Production company Premiere App
Director Michael Palance

Kia Motors
Role Main
Production company -
Director Alejandro Toledo
Dubai World Expo 202 Closing Ceremony Global TV
Role Featured
Production company Filmworks
Director Nick Hopkins
Volkswagen by Disney
Role Main
Production company Big Foot Films
Director Juan Poclava
Yas Island
Role Main
Production company Deja Vu Dubai
Director Omar Hillal
IPL Cricket/DP World
Role Main
Production company Dejavu Dubai
Director Bob Dillon
Dubai Tourism
Role Main
Production company Create Productions Dubai
Director Dia Hassan
Dubai Tourism (Multiple Campaigns)
Role Multiple Roles
Production company Annex Films London
Director Fatima Andrade
Dubai Aluminum
Role Main
Production company Create Productions Dubai
Director Dia Hassan
Virtual Park Dubai
Role Main
Production company Niche Productions
Director -
Reel Cinemas Middle East
Role Main Kid
Production company Create Productions Dubai
Director Dia Hassan
Dubai Tourism
Role Main
Production company Saatchi and Saatchi
Director -

The BUZZ with Eva Season 2 Talk show on OSN TV Network
Role Host
Production company Feel Productions
Director Sandip Shirvartakar
The BUZZ with Eva Season 1 Talk show on OSN TV Network
Role Host
Production company Feel Productions
Director Sandip Shirvartakar

Majid Al Futtaim Group Middle East
Date 2019 - 2020
Date December 2018
Riva Clothing Middle East
Date October 2018
Medcare Hospital
Date June 2018
Jumeirah Creek Hotel
Date April 2018
Al Mahra Island Abu Dhabi
Date February 2018
Abu Dhabi First Bank
Date February 2018
Festival City Dubai
Date November 2017

On-stage credits

The Broadway Star Project - Elite Musical Theatre Program
Eva attended an intensive musical theatre program at the heart of Broadway in New York City. An experience-based training, the Broadway Star Project’s Elite Musical Theatre Program is facilitated by the industry’s best and brightest coaches.
Chris Dilley
Chris Dilley is a Tony Award recipient for Excellence in the Theatre. Currently serving as Associate Music Director for Broadway International Voices, he has performed for audiences worldwide. His performing career includes performing with artists such as Sting, Jennifer Lopez, Gloria Estefan, Hugh Jackman and Patti LuPone. In addition, Chris teaches private voice lessons at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts as part of the Studio on Broadway and at his studio.
Patrick O’Neill
Patrick O’Neill is a director, choreographer and educator. He was last represented on Broadway as the Associate Choreographer of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit musical School of Rock, which he also staged in Sydney, Melbourne and Seoul. He has also served as the Associate Choreographer on the Broadway musical The Heart of Rock and Roll and the musical adaptation of the 1998 film, Ever After. As a teacher, he has served on staff for Britney Spears’ and Usher’s performing arts intensives.
Peter Thoresen
Dr Patrick Thoresen is an award-winning voice teacher, countertenor and music director specializing in musical theatre. His students appear regularly on Broadway, win Tony Awards and sing on national tours and concert venues all over the world. Patrick is an inaugural recipient of the Joan Frey-Boytim Award for Independent Teacher, a national prize awarded by the National Association of Teachers of Singing. He is also a voice professor in the musical theatre department at Pace University’s School of Performing Arts in NYC. He holds a doctorate from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University.
Tracey Moore
Tracey Moore is an award-winning director, author, producer and acting coach to celebrities like Busta Rhymes, Missy Elliott, Eve, and Nelly. She discovered numerous artists, including Dave Chappell, Lisa Gay Hamilton and Donald Faison. Tracey has cast many actors, including Jamie Hector, Michael K. Williams, Kerry Washington, for John Stewart’s You Wrote It, You Watch It, feature films such as Miramax’s award-winning Just Another Girl on the I.R.T, among many others. She has lectured at Universities like Howard University, Long Island University, CW Post, Georgia State, and Loyola Marymount.

Cathy Reinking
Award winning casting director ( ABC, CBS, NBC) | UCLA theatre graduate, Summa Cum Laude | Acting coach | TV/ Film
Neil Clench
Award winning acting coach, actor and theatrical expert | Trinity London College

Animation Voiceover Training with Disney and Pixar Producer and Voice Director
Coach Ned Lott, LA
Date 2023
Drama and Speech Certificate
Advanced Level (Grade 1 to 6)
Trinity College London
Coach Neil Clench
Date 2023
Industry Workshop: Nickelodeon/Disney Auditions with Nickelodeon Casting Director, Los Angeles
Coach Krish Bullock, LA
Date December 2022
Dialect Coaching
Improvisation Training
Monologue and Scene Study
Song Selection and Performance Coaching
Coach Denise Simon
The Film Academy, NYC
Date 2022 - 2023
Broadway Star Project, New York City
Elite Program by Invitation Only
Acting and Musical Theatre Training
Advanced Acting
Vocal Training
Dance Masterclasses
Auditioning and Recording Sessions
Voice Over
Coach Chris Dilley
Patrick O'Neill
Peter Thoresen
Tracey Moore
Date July 2023
July 2022
Acting Workshop
Script Analysis
Auditions Training
Non-Acting Acting Technique
Self-Tape Training
Becoming the Character
Performance Analysis
Cold Reads Practice
Coach Cathy Reinking
Date October 2021 - Ongoing
TV/ Film/ On-set Acting Coaching
Coach Carol Wilson
Date July 2020 - March 2022
Drama and Speech Certificates
Passed with Distinction
Intermediate Level (Grades 1 to 6)
Trinity College London
Coach Neil Clench
Date 2017 - 2022
Theatre Works! Dubai
Coach Camilla Vernon
Date September 2017 - June 2019
Premiere Programme Practice
Coach Allyson Smith
Date February 2017 - July 2018
Drama Classes at American School Dubai
Coach Paula Abbott
Date September 2015 - June 2017

Sharmila Dance School
Coach Sharmila Kamte
Date School Year 2022/2023
School Dance Team Captain
Coach Olga Gorelaya
Date School Year 2021/22
Fusions Arts Dance Academy
Coach Alise Hunter | Suzy McMillan
Date September 2018 - Ongoing

Trinity Vocal Grade 5 Certificate
Musical Theatre and Classical
Coach Stuart Squire
Director, Dubai Chamber Choir
Date 2022 - 2023
Musical Theatre
Coach Teresa Novack
Genevieve Beverley
Date September 2019 - 2022

Socks Apart
Organic cotton socks sourced ethically
Location Dubai
Date February 2023

Musical Theatre Performer
Shakespeare Acting
TV Talk Show Host
Skilled Dancer
Tap Dancer
Voice Over
Auditions and Demo Reels Self-Taped Experience
Speaks Spanish
Accents: French, British, London/Cockney
Plays Clarinet