Bianca Jamotte LeRoux is a mom, award-winning filmmaker, actress, writer, and creator of the series Real Mommy Confessions. She studied acting with Susan Esper at the prestigious William Esper Studio, as well as two years at The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. Her acting career began in musical theater and quickly turned to commercials, print. Upon graduating from Esper, Bianca was cast in recurring roles in the soap operas, One Life to Live and As The World Turns. Her notable stage appearances include starring as Fantine in Les Miserables and Velma Von Tussle in Hairspray.
Bianca’s most exciting role to date is undoubtedly her job as a mom, which brings on a daily host of challenges and accomplishments, often simultaneously. These include successfully keeping her 5-year old from nose diving off the sofa, as well as negotiating with her willful 6-year old.
Bianca’s first venture into moving behind the camera was the short film Twinkle, directed by Rosalyn Coleman. Twinkle was the Brooklyn Girl Film Festival winner for Audience Choice in 2014. Bianca was the co-writer, co-producer, and star of the film. Shortly after the birth of her second child, feeling isolated in the ‘burbs she created the web series Real Mommy Confessions, real confessions from real moms all over the world. What started as a project to create community and find the comedy in the chaos of parenthood, turned into two seasons of an award-winning series that is now in development with Akyumen TV.
Bianca is looking forward to once again combining her experiences in the film industry and those as a mother for the third season of Real Mommy Confessions, scheduled to shoot Fall 2018 with Akyumen TV/Akyumen Entertainment.
Also currently in development is the series Married to the Mobalinos, written by Bianca and Joy Shatz, which was awarded Best TV Script at the Austin Revolution Film Festival in 2017.
Most recently Bianca was honored with the Alice Guy-Blaché Women in Cinema Award from the Golden Door International Film Festival for her work as the writer, director, producer and star of the dramatic short Flush The John