Cast of Characters

StefanieTapioSTEFANIE TAPIO AS DEB ALLEN

Stefanie fell in love with performing on the stage of Central High School in Omaha, NE. She went on to spend hundreds of hours with the Rose Theater as a student, intern, and performer. She also spent a year in San Francisco where she performed with the Exit Theater.

Stefanie’s film credits include Franky Four Eyes from Whitmore Productions, Random from King Penguin Productions, and At Bat by Andrew E. Nelson.

 

MartinKennaMARTIN KENNA AS MARK ALLEN

Martin, an Omaha native, honed his acting skills at Millard South High School and the Omaha Community Playhouse. He brings a very natural presence to the screen which help him land the role of Mark.

Martin’s other film credits include Evan’s America and ITK, both from Skyline Entertainment Productions.

BarbEliasBARBARA ELIAS AS ARDITH ALLEN

Barbara first experienced the stage as a student at Westside High School in Omaha, NE. She went on to perform in several productions at Midland Lutheran College in Fremont, NE. Not only an actor, Barbara wrote, produced, directed, and starred in her own cooking show in Austin, Texas, called “Barbie’s Kitchen.”

Her film credits include Statusly Fixtured by No Particular Studio Productions and Bugeaters by Apartment 101 Film Productions.

KarisYanikeKARIS YANIKE AS KAREN

Karis grew up in Omaha where music was her passion. A vocal music scholarship at Nebraska Weslyan University brought her to Lincoln where she has lived ever since.

A filmmaker herself, Karis’s short film, Treehuggers, premiered in Lincoln in 2007.

RachelLienRACHEL LIEN AS TRIXIE

Rachel was a regular onstage at the Bellevue Little Theater in Omaha, NE when she was a pre-teen. In her teens she received the Mary Peckham Award for her role in The Miracle Worker and Theater Arts Guild Best Youth Actress Awards for her roles in Gypsy and Annie Get Your Gun.

Her credits include April Showers by Women On Top Productions, Barstool Cowboy by 600films and For Love of Amy, directed by Ted Lange. See has also been seen in The Young and the Restless (2010), 90210 (2011) and Ticket Out (2012) with Ray Liotta.

jeremygilmorejpgJEREMY GILMORE AS BRENT

Jeremy comes to the productions with stage experience gathered at Bellevue East High School, Bellevue University, and the Omaha Community Playhouse. A song and dance man, Jeremy has appeared in nearly a dozen musicals.

Jeremy’s most recent film credit comes from Women On Top Productions’ April Showers as a featured extra. This will be his first speaking role in a feature film.

bryan_mcclureBRYAN MCCLURE AS ERIC

Ever since he was young, Bryan has been interested in the arts. He has studied many different art-forms over the years from studio art and graphic design, to acting.

Bryan is currently studying the Meisner Technique from Bill Alderson as well as comedy at Improv Olympic West. He began studying acting at The Omaha Community Playhouse, where Marlon Brando also began his studies.

In addition to working with Tom Arnold in Andrew Robinson’s film, April Showers, Bryan’s other notable credits include Lucky starring Colin Hanks, Easy to Assemble, The Scientist with Adam LeFevre and Bill Sage, as well as his recent work on the film Guess Who’s Coming to Supper by David Zucker. Also worthy of note is Bryan’s Best Supporting Actor Nomination for the work did as Marco on the film Bountiful.

AudraNovakAUDRA NOVAK AS EILLEEN

Audra is the youngest member of our principal cast. Dripping with exactly the attitude Eileen needs, her Omaha audition landed Audra the role. She comes to the production from the Omaha Central High School drama department where she acts and does makeup and costumes.

This will be Audra’s first film credit.