KIMBERLY GREEN (KELLY) -- This is Kimberly's first equity play, and she is thrilled to be a part of the It's just Sex cast. Her recent theater credits include Kelly in "Lost in Falling" at the Underground Theater in the Fringe Festival, and Lexi in "Mermaid Wars" at the Sky Pilot Theater. She played Lana in the independent short film "Form" that was accepted in the Cine Film Festival and Online Film Festival. She studied at the Stella Adler Acting Academy in Los Angeles performing in plays such as "Cabaret", "Two Women and Chair", and "Eleemosynary".
DAVID HALEY (CARL) -- Most recent credits include “Angie Tribeca”, “Colony”, “Jane The Virgin”, “Pretty Little Liars” and “Recovery Road” and recurring roles on “Sons Of Anarchy”, “Justified”, “Grey’s Anatomy” and “General Hospital”. Theater credits include touring the US in the Actor’s Gang production of George Orwell’s, “1984”, Shakespeare Festival Los Angeles’, “Twelfth Night” , “Dinner With Friends” at the Stephanie Feury Studio Theatre and the Antaeus Theatre’s production of “Les Blancs”. David is a proud graduate of Loyola Marymount University, is represented by Nic di Armendi at JLA Talent and would like to dedicate this run to the cast for their support and Rick Shaw for his great words.
CAZ HARLEAUX (PHIL) -- Caz is a Houston native that misses the people and the food, but not the humidity. You can catch Caz in award-winning plays, commercials, TV and film. He’s rolled up his sleeves on projects such as the incomparable musical The Color Purple, Angels in America, MadTV, Saturday Night Live: TV Funhouse, Captain America: The First Avenger, a host of indie films, and commercials for iPhone, FedEx, Coors, Target, and Southwest Airlines to name a few. cazharleaux.com email@example.com
MARIE-FRANCOISE THEODORE (JOAN) is happy to be making her debut appearance at the Secret Rose Theatre. Recently, Marie-Francoise played Chelsea in On Golden Pond at the historic New Harmony Theatre, in New Harmony IN. and was the understudy for the world premiere of Colony Collapse at Boston Court Theatre in Pasadena. This summer she can be seen playing Tamora, Queen of the Goths in Theatricum Botanicum's adaptation of Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus. Film/TV/Digital credits: Betrayal (ABC); Rizzoli & Isles (TNT); RoomieLoverFriends (BET/Black & SexyTV).
JEREMY WALKER (GREG) hails from the "Birthplace of Rock-N-Roll", Memphis, Tennessee. His love for the performing arts took him to Boulder, Colorado and the Colorado Film School in Denver to study acting. He also ran a talent management co. representing rock, funk and hip-hop artists. After appearing in a national commercial for CROCS and garnering a "Best Actor" award at CFS, Jeremy left the music business to focus full-time on his true passion, acting. Favorite roles include a 1970's rocker in The IDENTICAL and a mentally-challenged best friend in ADALINE. Jeremy has more than 20 film and TV credits, numerous national commercials and a range of theater appearances on his growing resume. www.jwalkerscene.com
KARIMAH WESTBROOK (Lisa) -- After crashing an audition and snagging a role in the Paramount box office hit SAVE THE LAST DANCE, this Chicago native has never looked back. She has since amassed an impressive list of credits, earning recognition for her roles as Ginnie, in the critically acclaimed bio-pic BAADASSSSS, as Claudia in AMERICAN VIOLET, and as Papa Nebo in THE RUM DIARY. Westbrook’s experience includes acting in theater, films as well as primetime TV. www.imdb.me/karimahwestbrook www.jwalkerscene.com
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JOHN COLELLA recently starred in Celebration Theatre’s critically acclaimed REVOLVER and late night sketch show KIM JONG FUN. He originated the role of Pinot Noir loving Miles in the stage adaptation of SIDEWAYS and also received an Indie Soap Award, Best Actor (Comedy) for his work on Vampire Mob (webseries). Other theatre credits include: Cyrano in Cyrano de Bergerac, Italian American Reconciliation, Faithful, & Lobby Hero. Film & TV: Hotel Noir, Girl Walks Into A Bar, The Chicago 8, Hot In Cleveland, Parks & Recreation, Criminal Minds, Desperate Housewives, & CSI:NY. JohnColella.com
REAMY HALL was last onstage at The Ruskin Group Theatre in the Best of the L.A. Café Plays and Faithful. Other LA theatre credits include : Cloud Cuckooland, Welcome To The Moon, Divorcons, Playboy of the Western World, and Aven’U Boys. TV: Guest Starring on Criminal Minds, General Hospital: Night Shift, The Game, Strong Medicine, 10-8, NYPD Blue, Alias and Jag. Recurring on Philly and Passions. FILM: Girl Walks Into A Bar, Bowfinger, Life, Scorched, and Ringmaster. WEB SERIES: Soiled Doves, Vampire Mob and Off Mulholland. She is a new member of Theatre of Note, holds a BFA from The Theatre School/Depaul University (AKA Goodman School of Drama), and has run her own successful Pilates studio for over 18 years.
ANDY HIRSCH played Eddie Fisher in the biopic Liz & Dick, starred with Gary Cole in the film The Chicago 8 and with Eric Stoltz in the W.W.II film Fort McCoy, currently in theaters. Some TV credits include Big Love; Shark; Any Day Now; Beverly Hills 90210 (recurring); G-Spot (recurring); the NBC sitcom The Fanelli Boys (series regular); the Emmy nominated mini-series In a Child's Name and the TV movie Thanksgiving Day as Mary Tyler Moore's son. Favorite stage includes starring in the world premiere of The Speed of Darkness (Goodman Theatre, Chicago), as Bobby Kennedy in Apollo (Portland Center Stage); as Abbie Hoffman in The Chicago Conspiracy Trial, as Lee Harvey Oswald in Sunny Afternoon (Theatre Asylum), Judgment at Nuremberg with Katharine Ross, Moonchildren at the Edinburgh Festival in Scotland, The Importance of Being Earnest, Brighton Beach Memoirs, The Lisbon Traviata, Where The Great Ones Run and MilkMilkLemonade at Rogue Machine where he is an ensemble member. He is also a VO actor, playing Justin Timberlake in "Celebrity Deathmatch" and the voice of Snap for Rice Krispies. Andy is a graduate of Northwestern University. FortMcCoy-movie.net
DAHLIA SALEM was born and raised in New York and trained at the Circle in the Square Theater Conservatory. Notable NY theater credits include Adela in THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA and a staged reading as Al Pacino’s daughter ‘Bertha” in Strindberg's The Father. Broadway debut as Rosa de la Rosa in the revival of Tenessee William's, the The Rose Tattoo with Mercedes Ruehl and Anthony La Paglia. She got her start in TV with the contract role of sassy Sofia Carlino on the hit soap Another World. Series Regular and Recurring roles include Dr.Jessica Albright on ER, Claire Walsh on General Hospital. Notable TV credits include Criminal Minds, House MD, Touch, Castle, In Plain Sight, and Army Wives. Dahlia is also a voice over actress, voicing the opening teasers for the reality TV series’ "Big Rich Texas" and "Atlanta". Dahlia will next be seen in the independent horror thriller "Cut" and in the latest CSI spin off: CSI Cyber. Dahlia is thrilled to return to the stage in It's Just Sex and thanks Rick and Shari Shaw for their love and support! Follow Dahlia on Twitter! @dal_salem
BETSY RUSSELL is best known most recently for her role as “Jill Tuck” the ex wife of the infamous killer, “Jigsaw” in SAW 3 through 3D (7). Russell became the “it girl” in Hollywood at age 19 after playing the sexy bitch opposite Phoebe Cates in the sex comedy, “Private School.” She continued starring in 80’s cult classics throughout her 20’s such as “Tomboy” “Avenging Angel” “Cheerleader Camp” and many more. Russell has two grown sons and completed a master’s program in Spiritual Psychology in 2009 with an emphasis on consciousness health and healing. She currently teaches work shops to actors on this subject and is excited to be playing Kelly in “Its Just Sex” for the second time!
VINCENT SPANO is native of New York City who began working professionally the day he turned 14. Within months, he earned the role of Steve in the Broadway-bound “The Shadow Box“, which went on to win the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award for Best Drama. He expanded into film acting at15 in “The Double McGuffin” and “Over the Edge”. At 18, he was cast as the Arabian Prince “Raj” in “The Black Stallion Returns“, produced by, Francis Coppola. He then spent six months out of the country shooting in Italy, Morocco and Algeria and returned home for what many consider his “big break” - as "The Sheik" in John Sayles', "Baby It's You". He was then thrilled to be directed by Francis Coppola in “Rumble Fish”. To date, Vincent has acted in over 40 theatrical and telefilms including “Alphabet City“, “Creator” with Peter O’Toole, “City of Hope“, “Oscar” with Sylvester Stallone, “Indian Summer” and “Alive“). Memorable TV appearances include “Law & Order: SVU” & “House“. Vincent earned a Cable’s ACE Award Best Actor nomination in Showtime’s “Blood Ties”. He was one of the youngest honorees at the Lake Arrowhead Film Festival, which includes other honorees Joe Mantegna, Kirk Douglas, and Gena Rowlands. He continues to be recognized for his work in Italy, having received multiple awards. www.vincentspano.com