Nilan | (Nic)
Nilan is a performer, creator, and teaching artist. Playwriting: ENDANGERED SPECIES (2017 Bay Area Playwrights Festival Selection), BY HIS HANDS, THE SHADOW IN THE CORNER (48 Hours in Harlem), OLD SCHOOL (24 Hour Pridefest) OUR PRECEDENT (2015 semi-finalist, National Playwright Conference), WATER FROM THE TAP (NY Indie One Minute Play Festival), AMERICAN IDIOT (Our Country/Our Response Play Festival) THE SAINT AND THE SINNER (reading, Wagon Wheel Arts). Acting Credits: And Then I Woke: A Vicarious Cataclysmic Event (Downtown Art), Next Faggot Nation (Dixon Place), Self-Accusation: The Remix (LPAC, Bedlam MadLab), Bar Play (Peculiar Works Project), Trojan Women (Oppressed in Heels), The Champion (BRIC Arts), Regional: Metamorphosis, Assassins, A Raisin in the Sun, Clybourne Park, The Parchman Hour, Henry IV, Henry V, and The Imaginary Invalid (PlayMakers Rep), Radio Golf (Deep Dish Theater), 10x10 in the Triangle (ArtsCenter Carrboro). International: Playback Theatre (Berlin). Media: CONSENT IS SEXY, a four episode PSA (YouTube). M.F.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. www.nilan.me
Catalin Stelian | Actor ("Ion")
Born in Romania, Catalin received his training at Bucharest's Hyperion University before relocating to New York City. His screen roles include the smash comedy series "Nobody's Perfect", which ran for five acclaimed seasons in Europe, the short film "Bearish", "Desperate Ghosts", "Chosen", and "Horse Power," which won the 2014 Cottbus Film Festival and was a Golden Pardino Nominee at the 2014 Locarno International Film Festival. He is a cast member of the web series "Skeleton Crew." Catalin's photography has been seen in galleries and private art collections worldwide. An accomplished media director, he has created music videos for Yolanda and Eddie Wayne, and video campaigns for clients including Dallas BBQ, Tony Di Napoli's, Skyy Vodka, Downtown Art, and Josh Cellars, as well as post-production for the feature film "BearCity 3" and documentary "All Male, All Nude".
Cherrye J. Davis | (Rey)
An actor, poet, playwright, educator, and MC, Cherrye is a proud graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts (PHTS). Her TV and film credits include Rain, Kitty Bainbridge is Dead (Reel 5), For Flow (25 to Life/HBO), Cold April (Burning Clown), Scribbles (webseries). As a writer, Cherrye has created How To Mourn An American: An Instructional (Public Theater #BARS Residency, LPAC), Tapes (The Movement Theater Company), Sold!, and Dreams in Scar Space. An in-demand actor, she has been seen in Manna Hata: The Wonder City (Peculiar Works), Caesar and Cleopatra (Workshop Theater Company), Hope Speaks (TMTC), Immortal (Bushwick Starr), Bintou (TMTC), The Crucible (PHTS), and For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide...(NYU). She can also be found performing with Hip Hop/Funk Machine Deathrow Tull , as well as The Nervous, a roots-blues experience.
Lawryn Lacroix | (Tina)
Joe Reault | (Tina’s Assistant)
Joe is a Brooklyn-based writer-director who creates dark, awkward, or farcical comedy about people’s inability to cope with tragedy, anxiety, and pain. As a gay artist, he tells queer stories that reflect the current confusion and loneliness many queer millennials face. Joe studied Directing in the International Performance Ensemble at Pace University and is currently the Artistic Director of Sitting Shotgun (sitting-shotgun.com).