As a working model, actress, teacher, and spokeswoman, Suzanne Von Schaack’s
impressive career has spanned throughout all facets of the fashion world.
Suzanne’s prestigious modeling career began at a modeling school in Wisconsin from where she hails. After her training, Suzanne moved to New York where she attended a modeling convention and was scouted to become a Wilhelmenia Model. Suzanne has also walked the runways of top designers like Mary McFadden, Bill Blass, Bob Mackie, Nolan Miller, David Hayes, Pierre Cardin, Ungaro, Givenchy, Versace, Fendi and Chanel. Later, she moved her representation to “The Ford Agency.” Suzanne has graced the pages of various magazines such as Vogue, Bazaar, L’Official, and Cosmopolitan. She has also donned the covers of New York Magazine, Camera 35, WWD (Women’s Wear Daily) and Westlake Magazine.
After conquering the New York and the International Fashion World, Suzanne decided to relocate to Los Angeles to pursue acting. She was JoAnn Barron’s first student of the well known acting school in Santa Monica , Ca. “The Barron/Brown Studios”.
Suzanne’s first movie credit was “Tootsie” in a scene with Dustin Hoffman and Dabney
Coleman. She later worked with Woody Allen in “Zelig.” She has appeared in series and soap opera classics such as Dynasty, Dallas, Alley McBeal and the Young
And The Restless. She has also appeared in several Independent Film Productions
Working in acting roles with Fred Williamson, Peter Marshall, Stacy Keach, Gary Busey, Don Wilson and James Franco.
After all of this, Suzanne fell into (the behind the scenes) part of the business to wear the hat of “PRODUCER.” These shows include fundraisers for High Schools, and Chairity Foundations as well as LA Fashion Week. She now hires many of the models that she once walked with on the runway for the fashion shows that she produces.
Her other passion has been mentoring young men and women who are interested in becoming models. She has professional workshops throughout the year. Suzanne is known as a "Master Teacher" in the field of Modeling. She often travels to train models for agencies and schools across the country.
Suzanne has partnered to work with non profits including the Los Angeles Unified “L.A.’s Best” after school program, LAPD Gang Violence and the Pregnancy Prevention Program to teach her Modeling/ Life Curriculum. Her workshop uses modeling, acting, and life skills taught by her in a fun and interesting way to help raise the self esteem and confidence of her students. The program ends in---What else---A FASHION SHOW!!!
Suzanne is represented by CESD Agency in Los Angeles for print and runway (310) 475-7573.
Suzanne is represtented theatrically by Susan Nathe and Associates (323) 653-7573.