The Cast of
A recent graduate with a B.F.A. in Screen Acting from Chapman University, Khail has performed in many plays including "If All the Sky Were Paper", "A Night of Noh Theatre", and "The Wibbly Wobbly Wiggly Dance that Cleopatterer Did". This is Khail's OC-Centric debut.
Lynn began acting in 1994 after her career as a harpist. She earned a Masters Degree in Music from USC and later a teaching credential from UCI. She recently retired from teaching in the Capistrano Unified School District. Lynn is a graduate of the Acting Intensive Program at South Coast Repertory Theater. Recent roles: (Mommy) The American Dream, (Trudy) Social Security, (Sheree) Dixie Swim Club, (Dr. Kitty Cochrane) Last Summer at Bluefish Cove, (Claiiree) Steel Magnolias, (Rosemary) Picnic, (Charlotte) Moon Over Buffalo, (Ellen) The Supporting Cast, (Zorah Block) Inspecting Carol, (Kate) Silvia, (Juror #4) Twelve Angry Men, (Chris) Rumors.
Marlena Mack graduated in June from the University of California, Irvine, earning a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre. Recent credits include Lanford Wilson’s Fifth of July (Gwen), Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (Rachel Jackson), Little Shop of Horrors (Audrey), and Spring Awakening (Ilse). Marlena is thrilled to be a part of the OC-Centric family this season. She is filled with gratitude and endless love for her mentors, family and friends. Marlena is moving to New York in the fall.
Jessica Mason is originally from Marin County, California and she is
currently attending Chapman University as BFA Theatre
Performance major. Jessica is extremely excited to be a part of OC
Centric this year! Some of her past stage credits include A Night of
Noh Theatre, Stage Door, If All the Sky Were Paper, and The
Rimers of Eldritch. Thank you for your support, and without further
ado enjoy the show!
Gerardo Villa-Lobos, currently a resident of Orange County, has only recently begun acting on a professional level. Helping run the family business in lieu of pursuing a personal ambition, he has now starred in several independent and student films, as well as having performed at the Next Stage Theatre and Underground Theatre Company in Los Angeles.
He has received his training at the South Coast Repertory and Actors Studio of Orange County where he studied and worked on the craft of acting.
Joshua Wright is filled with gratitude to be working with Mr. Kendrick and the cast of Bender. Having just moved from Northern California, Josh is new to Orange County and is about to graduate in the fall from UCI’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts with a B.A in Drama. Josh holds degrees in Social Science and Humanities, but is no stranger to the stage; Josh has been performing all his life in dance, music, and theatre. Most recently seen as Lee Piper in the California premiere of Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem an as Jack Gable in Ken Ludwig’s Leading Ladies.