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August 2015- Hello everyone! Well, it’s finally that time – I am now using a stage name, please come join me at www.avaahblackwell.com . Thank you for all of your love and support so far.  Looking forward to this new stage of the journey!

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June 2015-  Walking for  Zeugari Beachwear  at  Splash of Style To . 

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May 2015- Going to Camera this week for “Wounds” Directed by Javier Augusto Nunez. Wounds is a powerful film following the journey of a young  female soldier battling with PTSD, and the grief of losing her younger sister while on active duty.  I feel honoured to have been gifted with the role of Sara, and feel a great deal of responsibility to her and the audience. I am so excited to be collaborating with such amazing talent and creatives! 

April 2015- Figment Coming soon!

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April 2015- DEADline Dawn had its North American premiere yesterday at Studio 35 Film Comedy Film Festival! Go team!

 

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Cast of DEADline Dawn

April 2015- Opening For Azalea Yang at Mass Exodus 2015

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Mass Exodus 2015

March 2015- Going to camera this week on Jonah Griesmans’ film Neighbour. Starring Enrico Colantoni, Isabella Franca and Kearstin Plemel.

March 2015-  Graduated basic certification course for Armed and Unarmed Combat  at Humber College and Ryerson University instructed by Steve Wilsher.

February 2015- Heres a commercial I did with Debut Communications!

February 2015- Here’s the Interview For The Portrait Project of Twenty2b on What She Said Tech Tuesday with Kris Abel!!

 

 

January 2015- I’ll be appearing on What She Said‘s Sirius Radio show tomorrow at 11:30 am EST to talk about The Portrait Project with Twenty2b! be sure to tune in by clicking here or calling 1-855-958-8255

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January 2015- Here it is!! An in depth look into my life as an Actress. It was a pleasure to put this together, and I feel so honoured to be surrounded by such amazing and supportive people. Thank you to Twenty2b and Drift Innovation , and everyone who has helped me along my journey for making this possible!

January 2015- Here’s the trailer for Twenty2b ‘s “The Portrait Project”  that I am honoured and blessed to be a part of!  These women are so inspiring!!! Follow the project on Twitter and  Instagram!

January 2015- Here’s an interview  with Katie Chats and myself from the TIFF 2014 CFC BBQ! Love ya Katie!! 

January 2015- Wow! Happy 2015, Can you believe a year has gone by so fast? I am prepping to shoot Figment this weekend. I got this year started right by beginning combat and stunt training with Steve Wilsher!

December 2014- Booked the lead role of Diana in an inspiring short entitled Figment, written and directed by the award winning Mithran Maharajan

December 2014- Booked the role of Evette Snow in the new series Crimson Noir, written and directed by Robin Careless!

November 2014-  Feeling Blessed to have been selected as one of the artists for Twenty2b‘s The Portrait Project with Drift Innovation!

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Octobrrrrrrrrr! 2014- Well Fall is in the air! Here’s a music video that I star in with Toronto talent Dee Bronte. Dee you are such an inspiration! Love working with you and your team!!  Lots of great announcements to come. Working on a few projects!! Stay tuned <3

September 2014- Shooting a commercial today for Debut! Having a blast on set 🙂

September 2014- Tearing up TIFF!! Having so much fun blazing between parties, screenings and meetings, check my twitter and Facebook for more current and live updates! <3

July 2014- I am very excited to announce that I have been cast in a leading role for Unleashed Productions’ upcoming feature entitled The Codex! I will be joining the cast as April Vain Summers. The film is directed by Manuel H. DaSilva  (The Unleashed), and will be shooting here in the fall!

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July 2014- Don’t miss the Episode of Last Seen Alive that I am guest starring in this Saturday on Investigation Discovery! Episode 6 Airs Saturday July 12 at 1:00 pm !

July 2014-  It’s here!!!! The trailer for a new comedy channel I am on the Creative Team for, and will be appearing in! BrologTV The Truth is all about Sex, Dating and Relationships

July 2014- Excited to step into a new role as Production Co-ordinator on  McKenzie and Makins Entertainment’s production entitled “Bully Fighters”

July 2014- Booked a Supporting role in a short film  entitled “To Those we Remember Fondly” Directed by Mitch Greenberg

June 2014- Booked a Principal role in a new webseries entitled Fit4Love directed by Jason Pellegria !

June 2014- Booked Lead in a short film style music video from PIllzTV that will be featured on much music!

May 2014- Watch for me on tonight’s episode of InnerSPACE! It airs May 30th 2014 at 6pm E HERE IS THE LINK TO STREAM

May 2014-I had a blast at the Toronto Smartphone Film Festival here’s an interview with Katie Chats

May 2014- On set with the Brolog boys for their new webseries The Truth! www.thebrolog.com

May 2014- My showcase scene from Armstrong Acting Studios. This scene earned me a spot in the coveted Actors Workout Level 3 class!

May 2014- Booked Lead in  Episode 6 of the the DocuDrama series Last Seen Alive!

May 2014-  Another audition style scene I workshopped with Armstrong!

May 2014- Backstage with  Nars at the Erdem Fashion show! I am so grateful to be part of this exclusive team of artists!

April 2014- Happy Easter! here’s a scene I workshopped Audition Style

March 2014- You can find me on page 102 of the Spring 2014 issue of Nuart Revue

March 2014- Happy Fashion Week Toronto!! I had an absolutely fantastic time assisting with hair and makeup at the Launch for Filthy Haanz Gold Label Debut. We have some amazing talent coming out of Montreal and Filthy Haanz is a testament to that!

March 2014- I am happy to announce that I am the Production Director and Spokesperson for the 2014 Toronto Smartphone Film Festival! the call for submissions is now open. you have until May 4th submit your film! There are some amazing prizes to be won. Watch this video for some great “how to” tips

February 2014- I’m happy to announce that I am now training at Second City and with vocal instructor Allison Arends.  The very talented Stacey McKenzie has graciously decided to do private coaching with me for modelling.

January 2014- Happy 2014 everyone!!! I hope you are all having an amazing new year! Check out this Olympics commercial I had a little role in! Can you spot me at 1:44? this is a heartwarming tearjerker! Enjoy 🙂

November 2013- We had a great day on set Filming “Just Leaving”,  a short I co-starred in with Dwight Lane and was directed by Nathan Shaw!

November 2013- I had a great time filming a commercial at the Calgary Airport today with Director Stephen Lubig!

November 2013, Third Vlog is up…it’s exactly 11:11 haha! Didn’t mean to do that, but I love that it happened! enjoy

October, 2013- My second Vlog is up!  Again, just me talking about whats on my mind. This week it was the Law of Attraction, Goals, Integrity and Expectations. Enjoy!

Octo(brrrrr) 2013- Alright! I just got the go ahead to Announce that I have been cast in The Be st of the Best! It’s a reality TV/Web series ( my first one!) being done down in Cancun Mexico, where Models and Photographers compete for the top spot in their category! I think it’s going to be a blast….like the show on Facebook!

September 2013- Started up a new Vlog project on youtube. It’s really simple, just me talking about my thoughts and what I am inspired by. I hope you enjoy!

September 2013- Getting ready for Mexico later this week! I can’t quite give you the full casting announcement but I can say it involves Cancun, beaches, bikini’s and babes!

September 2013- Common Chord’s World premiere will happen Friday Sept 27th at the Globe Cinema at the Calgary International Film Festival! Come on out and support local film! Get your tickets and RSVP here

September 2013- I had a great night with Lenny Lee at the Opening Gala for CIFF 2013!

August 2013- Excited to announce that I will be starring in a paranormal short directed by Phay Willis! we are currently in pre production, and this looks to be an intensely interesting script!

July 2013- I will be at the  Calgary Stampede grounds selling Salads for Charity at the Hidden Valley Ranch truck! All the money goes the the Calgary Food bank! Stop the by say hi!

July 2013- I am happy to announce that I have been Cast in Breakdown Lane , an independent feature shooting in Drumheller ! I get to be a ZOMMBIEEEE…graagghhhh braiinnnssss. 🙂

June 2013-  I had a blast on set acting the “The Pizza Guy” with co actor Kelsey flower and Director Jason Wan Lim. What an amazingly talented cast and crew! Way to represent Ab everyone!!

May 2013- off to  Festival De Cannes  tomorrow to support Lea, an award winning short film I co-star in directed by Jean-Christophe Cader. We are currently looking for producers and investors to join our team for the feature film.  I want to send out a  big thank you to the Wonder-full William Mistele for sponsoring my trip! It would not have been possible without you bill! may you find love and happiness in all that you do! <3

Here is the trailer for Lea, If you are interested in funding this film, please contact me at kearstinp@gmail.com

May 2013- Yay! I have been cast as Tina Polyscope Productions  feature length film entitled “The Pizza Guy”.  Shooting commences in July.

May 2013- Check me out here in the new Spring/Summer 2013 ad campaign for EvelineCharles

May 2013- Off to Hawaii to chill on the beach and do some shoots and interviews with the wonderful William Mistele, author of Undines, Lessons from the realm of water spirits. 

April 2013- Wow what a busy month! I had some great shoots with Matt Luttmer  &  Jodi Osterlee, and had an amazing time in Vancouver!! Stay tuned for some exciting casting announcements coming next month!

April 2013- Join me on thursday April 4th at the Annual BBS Fight for kids at the Hyatt in  downtown Calgary! I’ll be  there serving drinks and selling raffle tickets to help raise money!  more info here

 

March 2013- Had a great black and white photo shoot (on film!) with Matt Luttmer of Verlaux Photography you can check it out in the photo section of the site!

February 2013-  Filming “Movie Night”  With Directors Nathan Shaw and Calvin D’Silva!

February 2013- From the makeup corner,  I’m training all week with YSL, Giorgio Armani and Shu Uemura Cosmetics!

February 2013-  I’m Modelling for Eveline Charles Spring/Summer 2013 Campaign! Look for it in Lou Lou and Fashion Magazine and at www.EvelineCharles.com

January 2013- Happy New Year!! I hope you are happy and filed with resolve to fulfill your resolutions as you read this. This month I’ll be doing shoots with Jay Russell, Jodi Oosterlee, Olivia Bronwell and many others! so stay tuned! Love <3

December 2012- Happy December, Apparently there’s only 21 days left until the end of the world. So I’ll get back to you about that on Dec 22. Yesterday’s shoot with Jodi Osterlee was  amazing!   We do Monthly Bodouir marathons  for women all across this city. To book your new years shoot , see photos and get more info just click here

November 2012-  Filming this evening with Director/Producer  Stephen Lubig on his production of After the Storm

Novemebr 2012-  Here are 2 segments  I did with Wedding Television!
November 2012- I had a blast shooting at Rundle Ruins with photographer Drew Hoshkiw! Check out the shoot here and in the photos section !

November 2012-  I’m officially a model now, becasue my Model Mayhem portfolio is up and running 😉 View, add and love me here…Enjoy the mayhem!

October 2012 – I’m a finalist in the Sunshine girl search Click Here to vote for me!

October 2012 –  Gearing up for our Halloween Burlesque performance on Oct. 27!  message me in the contact section for ticket info!

September 2012 – Just wrapped a week of filming with Catherine O’Hara and Ryan Kwanten  on The Right Kind of Wrong !

September 2012 –  Just finished a great Standard american accent class with David LeReany

September 2012 – Loved the Workshop I just took with Amy Lyndon! What a fantastic Woman!  Check her out at www.amylyndon.com

August 2012- Check out the photoshoot I did last week with photographer Alan Cuthbertson here! And a few portraits he has of me here

August 2012- Thank you Calgary for a fantastic fringe! Edmonton is our next stop, and it’s sure to be full of thrills, chills and happy pills :). For tickets and showtimes just click here .

August 2012- Ok, we took Winnipeg by storm and now its your turn Calgary! Bad Girls will be Performing at Festival Hall, and you can check show times and buy tickets at http://www.calgaryfringe.ca/

July 2012- A 4 star review of BAD GIRLS: Sunny side up was posted by CBC! you can check it out here . The reviewer highlighted that “The physicality and intelligence of Kearstin Plemel’s performances are especially standout.”

July 2012- OKAY WINNIPEG! are you ready? the BAD GIRLS are coming, and it’s gonna be good! our performance times and venues are as follows:
Winnipeg Fringe Festival
Venue #10
Planetarium Auditorium (lower level theatre – air-conditioned)
190 Rupert Avenue

BAD GIRLS: Sunny Side Up

Thursday, July 19th, 10:30pm
Friday, July 20th, 7:30pm
Saturday, July 21st, 3:30pm
Sunday, July 22nd, 12:00pm (noon)
Tuesday, July 24th, 8:30pm
Thursday, July 26th, 1:45pm
Saturday, July 28th, 10:30pm

July 2012- Just finished the first leg on the Western Canada fringe tour! Regina, you are an amazing city with a flourishing arts scene! What a supportive community! Next stop Winnipeg, then Calgary and finally Edmonton! Vancouver is a distinct possibility, as we are next on the waiting list!

June 2012- Just wrapped shooting for common Chord. I was blessed to work with such a talented cast and crew!

May 2012- I am excited to announce I have been cast in Deric Olsen’s feature film entitled Common Chord Shooting will commence later this month!

May 2012- We are currently Rehearsing for Mob Hit Production’s Project Z! The performance will Run June 2-9 at the Arrata Opera Centre more Info here

April 2012– In Hawaii doing a shoot with photographer/writer William Mistele! Loving the beach, Sun and Surf! photos to follow soon!

April 2012- Took a workshop with CSA Casting Director Paul Weber…Absolutely Phenomenal! I would definitely recommend any actor to go sit in on his class!

March 2012- Just finished a fun photo shoot with Cat from White Cedar Photography photos are in the photo section!

March 2012- Updates to my resume and Actors Access profile, video on the profile will be coming soon!

February 2012- Some Updates have been made to my Makeup Portfolio!

November 2011- Whoa how time flies… I have some great news; My little actress self has been cast with Mob Hit Productions! The production is entitled Project Z, and will be directed by Ted Lach. It is set to run this summer in Calgary. There’s definitely more news to come, so stay tuned! I’m super excited as I finally get to play in a Post-apocalyptic Zombie production! super sweet!

October 2011- Enjoy your Thanksgiving (Canada) and Halloween! I’m happy to announce that I will be collaborating with NARS cosmetics as one of their lead makeup artists in the region! Check out their site and let me know if you want anything for yourself or a loved one! ..a multiple orgasm maybe ? 😉 NARS IS HERE

September 2011- Happy Fall Everyone! I have been keeping myself busy doing a casual photoshoot with Clinique, honing my skills in French, writing some short screenplays that I hope to have ready by Christmas…and enjoying my favortie fall treat – pumpkin spiced lattes at starbucks 🙂 mmm yummy.

August 2011- A Film I Co-star in, Lea (Dir.J.C Cader) has been selected for NYCLIFF! Screening info can be found here: Lea Movie and you can watch the film here

August 2011- My profile on Actors Access is up and running! please view my profile Here

July 2011- I am back in Calgary for some time and have been signed with an agency here, please view the website Silver Screen Inc.

June 2011- A Short Film I acted in May is now online its entitled…And Then She Kissed Me Directed by Rahul Ahmad Click to view. Enjoy!

June 2011- I have uploaded my Hair and Makeup portfolio to Flickr! You can view it Here

May 25 2011- I am performing this week in The Prague Fringe Festival! you should DEFINTLY come see me 🙂 the project is

called Alchemysta and we play at Divadlo Kampa 22:00 may 27th-June 3rd you can find out more and RVSP Here .

May 16 2011- As I Mentioned earlier, a film I co-star in, Lea Directed by the fabulous JC Cader has been accepted into the Cannes Film Festival, short film corner! Check out the Movie Trailer Here ! enjoy

May 15 2011- I had a blast filming in Pragues Old Town Square yesterday with dir. Daivd West.. It was also a pleasure sitting in as a reader this week for the first four episodes of ABC’s new mini series Missing.

May 2011- So far 2011 has been a busy year for me. Since February, I have worked as an actress on six short films, and as a casting assistant on the ABC T.V series Missing, starring Ashley Judd and directed by Steve Shill (Dexter, Rome). I am performing in the Prague Fringe Festival this month, and playing in another short film directed by David West, this week. A filmed I co-starred in, (Lea, Directed by JC Cader) is being screened at the Cannes Film Festival in June. I am currently starring in a project entitled “Drammatical”, Directed by Michael Gimenez. This is a short film that will be screened at festivals across Europe this summer.

April 2011 – IMDB profile is up!

March 2011- The Piscean actress is now 21, and legally globally! Look out Vegas! I’m is also back in Bohemia, and busy writing scripts for three different projects-more details to follow.

February 2011-New photos are up! Please see photos section of website.

January, 2011- Happy New Year! I’m is currently in my frozen homeland, gathering inspiration for a new independent project.

December,2010- I’ll be performing A Christmas Carol withThe Bear theatre. We’ll be performing in and around the Czech Republic throughout the month.

November, 2010- Kearstin is performing in Lovecraft: Devils Reef playing this week at Divadlo Inspirace Malostranske Namesti 13 November 3-7th at 730 pm . Please see the link for ticket information http://blrprague.blogspot.com/p/season-200102011.html

October , 2010- Kearstin is busy rehearsing with Director Logan Hillier for the up comming production of Lovecraft.

September,2010- Showreel is up! you can view it in the Demo Reels section, or follow this link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KlBLBsx8pSIto view it! enjoy :)—Thank you to Jean Christophe Cader for a wonderful editing job.

September 24, 2010- I’m is doing a voiceover for McGees Ghost Tours of Prague promotion video.woohoo! Recording tomorrow.

September 16, 2010-Kearstin has been busy rehearsing for The Bear’s ongoing production of Romeo and Juliet, she will join the production this November. Director David Fisher, and actress Lenka Fisherova have been very kind and helpful coaching Miss Plemel for her debut role as Juliet

Please see the Bear’s website here http://www.thebeartheatre.com/

September 10, 2010- Miss Plemel has been cast in Blove Love and Rhetoric’s Halloween production of Lovecraft: Devil’s Reef. this will be her first time working with director Logan Hillier and she is looking forward to the expirience.

August 1, 2010- Kearstin has been accepted into the Bear educational theatre company! she will begin acting and touring with them this fall, giving performances all over europe.

July 25th, 2010- Kearstin has just wrapped shooting 2 short films with PFS directors Laura Brendle and Andy Wilkinson. Screenings will take place this Saturday, location and specific time to be announced.

July 16th, 2010- Kearstin is currently working on Cabaret Macabre with the Akanda Theatre company. She is cast as Celena the Vamipre and will be performing August 7th, 13th and 14th.

Zlata Lyra Resturant and Bar, Michalska 11 Prague 1

For more info please visit : www.cabaret-macabre.cz

Come see some theatre of mayhem and madness!!