Montauk Film Festival: Darja Schabad
nuBest salon and spa did hair & makeup for singer Darja Schabad for the 2014 Montauk Film Festival. Darja Schabad’s live performance was located in Gurney's Inn Resort & Spa.
Darja Schabad is a trained actress, singer and dancer living in New York City. She was born in Latvia, grew up in Germany and lived in Spain for five years. Apart from English, she speaks three additional languages fluently.
As a singer, Darja competed in the popular “PopStars” show in Germany and went through to the last eight candidates, chosen out of a total of 11,000 initial candidates. Post PopStars she used the popularity of the show as a spring-board to launch an independent singing career together with internationally acclaimed producer and song writer, Tony Cutoura. Having appeared in numerous national TV Shows and Newspaper articles praising her talent, Darja has achieved significant success and fame in Germany, before her ambition to receive a University Education lead to a temporary break in her performing arts career.
Darja moved to New York, to study acting at the renowned American Academy of Dramatic Arts, and since her graduation she has appeared in films, commercials, industrials and voiceovers, representing companies such as Perkinelmer, Canon, UBS Investment Bank and PUMA.