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Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer

Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer



Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer, a Cuban-American actress, author, singer, songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist, has established herself in the world of entertainment as the rare kind of artist who shines in any genre. Armed with a soaring voice, powerful stage presence, and a unique lyrical perspective, Nacer has toured around the globe and performed at prestigious venues like Madison Square Garden and Carnegie Hall, performing with a variety of artists, including Engelbert Humperdinck, Ne-Yo, Jason Mraz, Wyclef Jean, Gaby Moreno, Flor de Toloache, H.E.R., Gloria Estefan, Justin Bieber & All-4-One, among others.  

Her original music has been heard on a variety of films and TV shows, including "NCIS: Los Angeles," ESPN, the Nickelodeon series "Make It Pop," the feature films "Miss Arizona," Dan Fogelman’s "Life, Itself," "Replica," and she most recently composed, orchestrated and performed the main theme in the feature film “La Patasola.” Nacer won the prestigious John Lennon Songwriting Contest and has been signed to BMG Publishing (Topline) by the multiplatinum hit songwriter/executive-producer Billy Mann.  

Yvette most recently played the starring role of Satine on the 1st Broadway National tour of "Moulin Rouge! The Musical" and is in the feature film "Replica" playing the role of Amanda opposite Academy Award nominee Mickey Rourke.  She originated the role of Fate in the hit Broadway musical "Hadestown" (Grammy and Tony Award Winner - 8 Tony Awards, including Best New Musical). She released "If The Fates Allow: A Hadestown Holiday Album" (which she also conceived, co-produced, co-arranged and wrote on).  As Kiki, the lead singer/violinist/guitarist of The Fresh Beat Band, she sold out Madison Square Garden 4x’s, performed in the 85th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, sold out a US Tour for 1MM fans, was on the cover of Pollstar Magazine, rang the Morning Bell at NYSE and had two #1 Albums on iTunes.  She won a Craig Noel Award for Outstanding Female Lead and has landed coveted roles such as Cha Cha in FOX’s star-studded cast of "Grease:  Live," Vanessa in the 1st Nat’l Broadway tour of Lin-Manuel Miranda's "In the Heights," guest star roles on "Madam Secretary," "9-1-1" and "Criminal Minds" and Kiki in the beloved Emmy Award Winning TV series "The Fresh Beat Band," where she received two Imagen Award nominations for Best Actress in a Television Series.  She also voiced the role of Phyllis on Disney's "Goldie & Bear," as well as the role of Kiki on Nick Jr's "The Fresh Beat Band of Spies."

Having lost her grandmother to Alzheimer's disease, she founded Creative Minds Care, a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to live in a world without neurodegenerative diseases through the promotion of brain health and advancement of research. Creative Minds Care is a collective of creative individuals that are on a mission to raise funds for research and solutions for various causes, tackling multiple issues through the vehicle of one social enterprise.  Yet at the heart of it all, is eliminating Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative diseases. Learn more about the exciting work being done at Creative Minds Care here:

Professional Experience

  • Broadway
  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education
  • TV/Film
  • Tours
  • Community Theatre
  • Bachelor’s Degree


  • NYC/Tri-State Area
  • LA/Southern California

Maestra Expertise

  • Songwriter
  • Instrumentalist/Pit Musician

Primary Instruments

  • Violin
  • Voice

Additional Instruments

  • Fiddle
  • Guitar - acoustic
  • Guitar - electric
  • Piano


  • Logic
  • Melodyne
  • Pro-Tools

Additional Skills

  • Theatrical Producer
  • Actor-Musician
  • Singer/Performer
  • Film Scoring


  • BMI

Person of Color?

  • Yes