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  • Bryan Kaplan
    Bryan Kaplan
    JUSTIN
    Bryan Kaplan was born in Central New Jersey and was a former juniors hockey player. He later graduated from the prestigious British American Drama Academy and performs in leading roles on a wide variety of theatre, television and film projects. Early on in his career, Kaplan has received rave reviews, and critical acclaim for his role as "Ross" in the London production of "Knuckleball" by William Whitehurst at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. He was elected in as a resident actor of London's Second Skin Theatre. His most recent theatre credits include: Eightythree Down by Stephen J. Brantley (Under St Marks, New York), and Speaking in Tongues by Andrew Bovell (New York Theatre Workshop).  Kaplan's performance in Eightythree Down helped to garner six Critic Choice award nominations.  In 2012, his success continued, and he was nominated for the Robert Pastorelli "Rising Star" Award for his role in "Fray" and he won Best Actor for his role in "Fray" presented by the Brooklyn Film Festival. This year, Kaplan  has completed 3 films including Soylent directed by Thea Green, Soundproof directed by Columbia University graduate Sushmita Saha, and Cold Feet directed by Courtney Dixon. Kaplan is also working on a one-man show of Hamlet, being directed by London director Julia Stubbs Hughes. Based in Los Angeles, his training also includes studing at Penny Templeton's studio with actor Ramon Rodriguez (Transformers 2) and an intensive workshop with Olympia Dukakis at the Living Theatre. Kaplan has done several staged readings at The New Group (NY), The Rattlestick Playwrights theatre (NY) and the Lee Strasberg Theatre (Los Angeles). 
  • Marisa Costa
    Marisa Costa
    CHERI
    Marisa Costa is a New York-based actor. She has appeared in Elmer Rice’s Street Scene (Mrs. Maurrant) at the Danny Kaye Playhouse, the one-act Fishing (Sarah) at the Macaulay Center in NYC, and performed with the La Calba Theatre Troupe of Barcelona. Other stage credits include Cassio in Othello with the TAI Group Project as well as a radio-play version of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. She performed at Primary Stages in staged-reading of a new play by Glenn English, Straw House, in Ionesco’s The Lesson (Pupil) at the HG Theatre workshop, and Harper Pitt in Angels in America at the UC Berkeley Summer Festival. She is currently in workshop on a production of The Maids which will also be produced in NYC. She has earned critical success for her role as Louisa in the short film Damn Your Eyes (Target Pictures) which is slated to be turned into a feature film. She has a BA in Theatre Performance and a Masters in Theatre, and has trained with the Pacific Performance Project (former resident company of University of Washington, Seattle), Fay Simpson of Impact Theatre, Penny Templeton of the Penny Templeton Studio, and Allen Schore of The TAI Group. Currently she is on scholarship and was one of fourteen, internationally chosen to train at The Old Vic Theatre School in Bristol, England. At the Old Vic she has performed as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, Nina in The Seagull, and has worked with renowned West End vocal-director Jacquie Crago on a production of Canterburry Tales, and with Susan Osman of the BBC.
  • Wes Harris
    Wes Harris
    PAUL
    Still a cowboy at heart, Wes grew up in the high Rocky Mountains on a cattle ranch. He still raises steers, four boys and several grandchildren. In addition to having a BS in Accounting Information Systems, he studied theater and journalism and was a TV news anchor for several stations in the Pacific Northwest. Playing the part of Will Rogers in the Follies was his most memorable stage appearance. He has also appeared in TV’s America’s Most Wanted (as an actor!) and several independent films, most recently Fray. He also enjoys volunteering for film students’ projects.

CAST

Bryan Kaplan
Marisa Costa
Wes Harris
Drew Hicks
Evan Honer
Catherine Johnson
Robert J. Olin
Marci Evans
Becky Johnston
Edward Stiner
Ronald L. Brandt
Wyatt Gallinger-Long
Heidi Lindsay
Joe Jer Tee
Carl Markley
Heidi Fuiten
Julie Schmidtke

Justin
Cheri
Paul
Matt
Pete
Vicky
Landlord

Employment Agent
Restaurant Manager
Homeless Veteran
Factory Manager
Student #1
Check Cashier #1
Doctor #2
Doctor #1
Maggie
Check Cashier #2

EXTRAS

Juan C. Acuna 
Abdullah Almatrood 
Mads Kuhnle Andresen 
Veronica Ayala 
Mike Bailiff 
Melissa A. S. Baker 
Timothy Barbeau 
Cheryl Bauer 
Michael Brown 
Will Castco 
Dominque Chen 
Dianne L. Costa 
Mautice Costa 
Antonio Davando 
Bryan Evenden
Vanessa Olah 
Adam Perrigan 
Tanya Peterson 
Christina Pham 
Deanna Pickar 
Alma Rodriguez 
Taylor Rohde 
Neils Roley 
James D. Rowley 
Paula Ryman 
Larry Sawyer 
Eric Trujillo 
Jeffrey R. WIlson 
Michael A. Wright 
Don Wygle
Riley Gallinger-Long
Carl Gibson
Jeremy Girard 
Shawn Girard 
Amber Harding 
Greg Johnson
Chris Keim 
Dylan Kirchgessner 
Jon Michael Kowertz 
Stan Lambert 
Kelly Lawer 
Melissa Lowery 
Jeff Lyon 
Monica Malley 
Ron Morris 
Aaron Nelson

PRODUCTION

writer, director, editor
Geoff Ryan

producer
Jodi Redmond

director of photography
Jarin Blaschke

production manager
Joe Jer Tee

swing/key production
Matt Boucard

key grip
Carl Markley

set decorator, wardrobe
Vanessa Olah

wardrobe
Colleen Siviter

make-up
Caylene Salii Vanessa Olah

audio engineer
Dominic Bartolini, Onomotopoeia, Inc.

vfx artist
Carl Markley

foley sound
Colin Chinchar

production assistants
Adam Perrigan, Jason Smith, Ben Misner, Kelly Lawer

military veteran consultants
Ben Misner, Neils Roley

set photographers
Chris Updegrave, Mads Andreson

extras coordinator
Dorothe Wilms Jangala

original music composition
Jacob Lawson

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