The Cast of
The Dirt and Its Harp In Her Mouth
Is appearing for the second time in OC-centric, and she is absolutely thrilled to be working with the festival again! She recently graduated from Chapman University with a BFA in Theatre Performance and is preparing for the big move to L.A. Previous roles include: Summertime (Natalie) at Chapman’s Waltmar Theatre, Open Heart Surgery (Lisa) with Monkey Wrench Collective, Sex, Love and the Premature Evacuation (Cindy) at OC-centric, and Under Milk Wood (Polly Garter) at Chapman’s Studio Theatre.
Was born in Boston, but moved to California to pursue her dream of becoming an actress. She attended Chapman University and received her BFA in Theater Performance as well as a minor in history. Alexa feels very lucky since this her second production with Tamiko Washington, her first being The Trojan Women for which she received a Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival nomination. Other Chapman productions include Picasso at the Lapin Agile, Lend Me a Tenor, and Holier Ground to name a few. Currently, Alexa resides in Los Angeles pursuing a film and TV career as well.
R. Anthony Martinez
Would first and foremost love to acknowledge and praise God Almighty (Father/Son/Holy Spirit) for life, love, and the ability to create art for a living and for God’s glory. He would like to thank Tamiko Washington for her honesty, guidance, and support as well as Eric Eberwein for his encouragement, respect, and kindness. R. Anthony has performed in 50+ stage shows, films, TV episodes and commercials. He starred in the indie cult film A Sudden Sleep of Evil, and he created and hosts the variety show R.Antz-Poetry-Spokenword & Jams. R. Anthony was a Most Valuable Member of Fullerton's STAGEStheatre (2005-2009). He is co-founder of Rebel Artist Films and a member of the Rock Harbor-Fullerton Arts Ministry (The FAM).
A native of St. Louis, Donathan acting at age six. He has performed with the St. Louis Black Repertory Theatre and Metro Theatre Company, booked commercials throughout the Midwest, and studied acting under casting director Carrie Houk. He came west in 2011 to attend Chapman University’s School of Theatre, and he was cast in two mainstage shows (The Rimers of Eldritch, Check Please: Take Two) plus other productions and student films. He received the “Outstanding Freshman of the Year” award from Chapman's Theatre Department. Donathan is excited to be involved with OC-centric as he gives honor to God who is the head of his life, his mother, his family and friends, his best friend Brianna, director Tamiko Washington and many others who have supported him. He is a BFA Screen Acting major.
Hails from the Seattle area, but moved to California to study acting at Chapman University. At Chapman, he has been in multiple productions including Under Milk Wood, Macbeth, Summertime and Psycho Beach Party. Outside of Chapman, he has worked locally at Shakespeare Orange County and Shakespeare by the Sea. This is his OC-centric debut.