Meet the Cast!
The OC-Centric New Play Festival is always brought to life by a talented cast of actors. Meet the cast of this year's featured play: The Mortician's Wife.
Bianca Nicasio Singer
Bianca Singer graduated with her BFA in Music Theatre from AMDA College and Conservatory. She is most known on TikTok as Miss B @missbsinger where she is a comedic content creator and gives advice to young actors. Last summer she closed her one woman cabaret show The Quarantine Diaries at The Hollywood Fringe Festival. She has performed all over Orange County and Los Angeles as an actor in many shows such as Murder on the Nile, Hunchback of Notre Dame, and Crazy For You. Bianca is the writer winner for the 2022 "Ya Tu Sabes!" Monologue Slam presented by NBC. To learn more follow her on TikTok or Instagram! Instagram: @biancasinger TikTok: @missbsinger
JOE PERRY / DETECTIVE WARD
Andrew Laughery is an Irish-American actor based in Los Angeles. His theatre training comes from Hillsborough Community College in Tampa Bay, Florida. His time there was highlighted by his standout performance as Jean in the classical play Miss Julie by August Strindberg. With a recent focus on on-camera work, Andrew is excited to return to his theatrical roots, portraying the depths of darkness we all face, the shadow side within us. It`s an honor for him to be a part of this play.
Matthew Rodriguez Kleeburg
Matthew Rodriguez Kleeburg has been a professional theatre actor since 2018, working with California-based theatre companies like the Ensemble Theatre Company, the Theatre Group at SBCC, the Adderley School for the Performing Arts, and the Dos Pueblos Theatre Company. As a proud Latiné actor, Matthew strives to honor his heritage and bring BIPOC stories to the stage and the world at large. Matthew is now based in New York City, pursuing a degree in Musical Theatre at the internationally acclaimed Manhattan School of Music.
Judy Jones has acted in many local theatre productions and festivals in Orange County, including Enchanted April at Newport Theatre Arts Center, After-Play at Long Beach Playhouse, The Beauty Queen of Leenane at Hunger Artists Theatre Company, and Early Birds at the Curtis Theatre's Page to Stage Festival. She is pleased to make her OC-Centric debut with this wonderful cast in this superb play.
MARY ELLEN PERRY
Shalom Gineri is 8 years old. Her credits include the kids TV show Surprise and Seek (currently airing on Amazon Prime Video). She has performed for commercials for clients such as US Bank, Fifth Third Bank, and AltaMed and participated in many Macy’s and JCPenney fashion shows as a model. Her training includes acting and improv classes at the Santa Clarita School of Performing Arts. She speaks fluent Spanish, likes to read, and can cry on cue.
Nora Lavin is 10 years old and starting 5th grade. She most recently performed as Shanty Pirate in The Wayward Artist's summer production of Pirates vs. Leprechauns, a play for young actors and young audiences written by Craig Holland (OC-centric '20). Prior to that she has been in the ensemble of production of The Little Mermaid, Annie, and Aladdin at Stagelight Performing Arts (Brea).