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The Cast of

Saint or Sinner?

Joey Hirsch

Joey Hirsh: B.F.A. Screen Acting Major at Chapman University. Chapman plays: Rimers of Eldritch (Skelly), If All the Sky Were Paper (Chaim), Twelfth Night (Malvolio), Machinal (Defense Lawyer). Films: Way Too Many Problems, Fiona, The Pee-Pee.

Tuesday Grant

Tuesday Grant is so ecstatic to portray Milly in such an exciting new work. Tuesday is a Sophomore Theatre major at the University of Southern California. Tuesday plans to minor in Two-Dimensional art studies in the fall. She was most recently seen as Roxy the Roach Girl in the play A Roach’s Complaint  which was a part of the New works play festival at USC. She has also been seen in plays such as Venus in Fur  at Studio 620 and Polaroid Stories at Gibbs High School in St. Petersburg Florida. Tuesday would like to thank her best friend and mother Taylor, her father John, who has always been her biggest fan, and her Brother Jack who inspires her daily.  She would also like to thank her director for allowing her to be a part this wonderful experience. 

Lucas Gust

Lucas made his theatrical debut at Coastal Repertory Theater in Half Moon Bay, California. Originally from Pescadero, a rural farming community north of Santa Cruz, he currently attends Chapman University studying Acting. His previous stage credits include Tono-I in Take No Yuki, Ronnie in Welcome to the Moon, Silva in The Long Goodbye, Daniel in Almost, Maine, and Eugene in Biloxi Blues. Lucas would like to thank Professor Washington and Phyllis B. Gitlin for this wonderful experience with OC Centric. He would also like to thank his family, friends, and cast members for their love and support.   



Kristina Anderson

Kristina is currently a student at Orange Coast College, majoring in Theater Arts; she began theater when she was ten and has loved it ever since. She has been a part of productions such as Taming of the Shrew at The Long Beach Playhouse, and has participated in her high school’s theater, performing in Grease, Footloose, The Crucible, and many more. Kristina is grateful for all the experiences theater has given her, from the plays to the people and what she has learned, not only about performance but everyday life.

Trent Brown

Trent is excited to be a part of this festival! He has been seen in many productions throughout Orange County and Los Angeles. past productions include Angry Young Women in Low Rise Jeans with High Class Issues and Big Love at Santa Ana College. Soon, Trent will be appearing in the independent film W-X-Y-Z as well as taking the stage in Julius Caesar at Santa Ana College. He dedicates this performance to his supportive friends and family who have helped him get so far.

Allyson Hernandez

Allyson is excited to be apart of the 2014 OC-Centric festival. Born and raised in Southern California she recently graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a B.A. in Drama. While at UCI Allyson worked with renowned professors Robert Cohen, Annie Loui, and Eli Simon. Allyson is ready to start her career as a professional actor outside of school and is thrilled to be working with director Phyllis B. Gitlin and her talented cast.

Eric Cota

Eric has been performing since the age of 9, studying for years under the direction of Dana Hanstein-Hanlen and Holly Ahlborn with the Musical Youth Artist’s Repertory Theatre company.  It was there Eric developed a passion for the fine arts.  He is a recent graduate from Fountain Valley High School, where he played Linus in the FVHS Drama Department’s production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown!”, as well as being involved in chorus, ASB, and even cheerleading.  He would like to especially thank his mother for unconditional love and support.

KC Pandell
(Ruth Ann)

KC Marie Pandell graduated with a degree in Theatre from Chapman University (2012). Some notable performances include Harvest in Stages Theatre's "Americana", Angie in Hunger Artist's Theatre Co.'s "Top Girls", and most recently, a multi-character stint for Westminster Community Theatre's "The Women". She is slated to appear as Elphie in the independent film "In The Woods" for Necrocity Flicks. KC Marie is particularly strong with dialect work, has a fond love of Shakespeare, and currently spends her days as a character docent at "Titanic: The Artifact Exhibit".This is her first appearance in the OC-Centric New Play Festival.

Emily Jacobson

Emily is a native Texan and currently a senior in the BFA Theatre Performance program at Chapman University. Her theatre credits include The McNally Play Festival, The Sound of Silence, Tony Gillette in Stage Door, Elizabeth Proctor in The Crucible, and Martha in The Secret Garden. She is honored to be a part of OC Centric for her second consecutive year. “Thank you to my wonderful family, professors, friends, and cast for all of your hard work and support!”

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