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WHO dis?

Lys performed in the 20th annual Disney (ABC) Television Discovers Talent Showcase as part of the Los Angeles cast. You can catch her guest starring in S.W.A.T. (CBS and Paramount+) and starring in Functional and The Fortnight (Youtube). The Official Latino Film and Arts Festival nominated her for “Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Webisode/Sketch" in her directorial debut of two episodes of Functional. She has also starred in riveting theater productions including La Egoista (Skylight Theatre Company), Just Like Us (The Latino Theater Company), Womxn in Herstory from Chicanas Cholas y Chisme (Casa 0101 Theater), and Eastside Queer Stories (Q Youth Foundation). 

Born and raised in the Los Angeles area, Lys Perez is a Queer, Latine, Actor, Director, and Writer who has never looked back after leaving a full-time, corporate finance career for a fresh start as an artist.

She is currently studying with The Last Acting Studio for on-camera technique. Lys has also trained in Meisner and Chekhov techniques, and improv at UCB. She also has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California.


Lys's primary goal is to uplift the stories of marginalized people through authentic storytelling and complex representation while having a damn good time doing it.

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