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Jessen Noviello

 

Jessen Noviello retired from Martial Arts competition early with three world titles after only three years of competition, and was put into the Sport Karate Hall of Fame at the age of 20. He has six different black belts and a blue bet in Jiu Jitsu. His highest ranked black belt is a fifth degree in Tang So Do. His Martial Arts skills are known world wide. Jessen graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a B.A. in Theater in 2005 and moved to Los Angeles two weeks later where he immediately began working professionally in the entertainment business acting, modeling, performing stunts, and doing Martial Arts. He also choreographs live Martial Arts shows and has choreographed for the Emmy award winning choreographer Travis Payne who was Michael Jackson’s choreographer. A few of his credits from this past year include campaigns for Sony and LG. A performance on the Conan O’ Brien show, two episodes of the TV show Criminal Minds, and he also fight coordinated a handful of films. He was most recently seen on two Episodes of Grimm, which aired in September playing Hargrund, a bad guy who morphs into a horse creature. He is currently in production under producer Michael Knowles (recent credit The Trouble with Bliss starring Michael C. Hall, Lucy Liu, and Peter Fonda) for a film that Jessen created and wrote. Since Jessen started teaching Martial Arts at the age of twelve he spends his free time by teaching people of all ages and ranks.

Alexandra Bromstad

 

Alexandra Bromstad is a Los Angeles native who studied Comparative Literature at UC Berkeley. She then trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. Her theater credits include: Anna Petrovna in Chekhov’s Platonov (Barbican) and Alice in You Can’t Take It With You (Geffen Playhouse). TV: “Chase,” “Chuck.”

Scott Vance

 

Scott is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area. He graduated with honors from San Francisco State University's Creative Arts Department and also attended the renowned American Conservatory Theatre, where hestudied acting under Annette Bening. He has done much feature and television principle work, commercials and stage performances over the years.He got his start in San Francisco as an unfortunate nemesis to Dirty Harry, in The Dead Pool with Clint Eastwood. This was followed by guest-starring roles on two area series, Midnight Caller and Wolf. Soon thereafter an opportunity arose to traverse the country with an unusual theatrical company. For the next year Scott performed on makeshift stages in our nation's correctional institutions, playing for appreciative audiences of prison inmates. With the constant touring and pressures of working inside prisons becoming less attractive, Scott moved to Hollywood in the late-nineties.He shortly thereafter landed the starring role in the award-winning short film The Bicyclist. Scott was head of the "Fremen" in the cult CD-ROM sensation Dune/Emperor, based on the Frank Herbert sci-fi classic. He had a principle role on the X-Files (in an episode written and directed by Gillian Anderson) and recurred as "Agent Douglas" on the ABC series Alias. He has appeared on HBO's Carnivale and was seen in the short-lived series, Threat Matrix, also on ABC. He starred in The Company Man (Los Angeles International Short Film Festival), Sailor's Girl (Sundance) Kiss Me Goodnight (Garden State Film Festival), and the award-winning short The Masquerade. He had supporting roles in Everything Put Together starring Rada Mitchell (Helmed by Marc Forster, director of Monster's Ball, Finding Neverland, & Bond: Quantum of Solace) and also in the cult film The Girl in the Cadillac. Scott had an open-ended run on the NBC Daytime Soap, Passions until cancellation. He appeared as a nemesis to Kiefer Sutherland's Jack Bauer in 24 on Fox and as a government agent in the final season of Sleeper Cell on Showtime. Scott had a guest-star run as Detective Kaplan on the final season of Terminator:The Sarah Connor Chronicles. Just recently Scott completed shooting as a series regular on the NBC pilot, Farmed & Dangerous. His audio book version(as narrator/producer)of Living the Science of Mind is now available worldwide. As a writer, Scott has several scripts in variousstages of development. Lafayette, his first, is optioned and in development.

Megan Brotherton

 

Megan recently earned her M.F.A. in Acting from Harvard University/The American Repertory Theater, which included a three-month residency at The Moscow Art Theatre. Her favorite roles at A.R.T. were Andromache in Trojan Women and Barbara in Neighborhood 3. She is also a veteran improviser, performing at various improv theaters in LA and currently studying at Upright Citizens Brigade. Megan recently began writing, directing, and producing online sketches and web series. She also teaches Shakespeare to underprivileged youth in South Los Angeles through the Los Angeles Drama Club.

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