The Cast of
Josh is thrilled to be part of this year's festival with OC-centric. He is greatly looking forward to the challenge of bringing life to one of Shakespeare's great tragic characters Hamlet. This will be his first time being part of a "devised" piece, and he is looking forward to the creativity and discoveries to be found with this talented ensemble. Josh is no stranger to the stage, having earned two degrees in theatre. Most recent, a graduate of Cal State Fullerton, he currently resides in Culver City, where he also works in film.
Born in Los Angeles, Jay received his training at South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa. Besides this year's OC-centric festival, he has been seen locally onstage in STAGEStheatre's 2014 production of Joe Orton's Loot. He also has been in two student films - Stardust (UCI) and Bennie (UCLA).
David is thrilled to be making his professional theatre debut with OC-centric! He is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Performance from Chapman University, where he was recently seen in Hot Mikado and Words, Words, Words. David will be performing in Chapman's production of Rent, which opens October 1.
Regional credits: Into the Woods (Cinderella), Rent (Mimi), Cabaret (Sally Bowles), Macbeth (Witch), Rain After Ash (Persephone), Madame Butterfly (Movement Coach at the LA Opera). Alpha’s voice can be found in various places around the world including 47Ronin (Princess Mika, opposite Keanu Reeves), Rip, Ride, Rockit at Universal Studios Florida (Aki), and the new Xbox game, Killer Instinct (Hisako). Much love and thanks to Ms. Washington for this fantastic opportunity. It has been a wonderfully intense experience, and I would repeat it any day of my life.
This Rick's 4th appearance with OC-centric. He appeared last year as "The Director" in The Rothko. Rick took part in over a dozen plays with the Rude Guerrilla theater company and the Monkey Wrench Collective theater group. He has also appeared at the Open Stage West, Long Beach Playhouse, Theater Out, STAGES theatre and Newport Theatre Arts Center.
Entering his junior year as a BFA Theatre Performance Major at Chapman University, this is Chase's debut performance with OC-centric. Previous credits include Chapman University's Hot Mikado (Ensemble) and Chapman University's American Celebration 2013 and 2014. Chase will also be performing the role of Angel Dumott Schunard in Chapman University's' upcoming fall production of Rent. Other credits: Thoroughly Modern Millie (Jimmy). Little Shop of Horrors (Seymour Krelborn). Footloose (Willard Hewitt). Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella (The Prince).
Shannon is a recent graduate of Biola University. At Biola: The Diviners (Jennie Mae), The Importance of Being Earnest (Lane), Hamlet (Horatio), Macbeth (First Witch), Little Women (Jo), Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (Gertrude). HamlEt is her first show with OC-centric.
(Voice of Ghost)
This is Sean Burgos' 2nd year in a OC-Centric production. Shortly after receiving a B.F.A. in Theatre Performance from Chapman University, he and fellow Chapman graduates Casey Adler and Andre Stojka along with their mentor and professor Tamiko Washington created Actors Circle Ensemble. Currently, Sean performs on stage, in film, and can also be heard in Voice Over.
Stage credits: The 39 Steps, Gray People, Kinuta, Experiment, The Indian Wants the Bronx, Tom & Jerry, The Imaginary Invalid, How I Learned To Drive, The Waiting Room, Streamers and Hedda Gabler.
Film credits: Entertainment, Called to Serve, Ganas, Angeles y Faustinos, Elie's Overcoat, InFlagranti Coyotes, Una Vida de Si Misma, Airship, and München.
Voice over Credits: Comedy Bang Bang!, Assassin's Creed III: Liberation (VG), Titan: Dawn (VG), The Stage Walt Built, Las Pandillas de Los Angeles, Shadows In The Forest.