Sorry that we’ve been silent for the past month or so. We’ve been really busy with scouting locations, making rubber monster costumes, and of course, casting. And today we’d like to introduce you to our cast!
Ashley Rose McKenna – Suzie
Ashley is an actress and singer currently based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has performed onstage with such companies as Impact Theatre, The Mountain Play Association, Marin Shakespeare Company, The 6th Street Playhouse, Spreckels Performing Arts Center, and Curtain Theatre. Ashley has appeared in corporate videos for Google, Ericsson, Polycomp, and Atlassian. She holds a BFA in Musical Theater from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Los Angeles.
Diogo Hausen – James
Diogo Hausen has been working as an actor and model since 2012. After studying psychology in college, he progressed onto Meisner technique with Bay Area Acting Studios and improv with BATS in San Francisco. He started landing roles in various commercials, music videos, as well and independent shorts and feature films. Diogo is adaptable, agile, and high-spirited, qualities that help him pursue his interest in comedy and action-themed work. In his free time you can find him practicing parkour, reading comic books, or doing both simultaneously.
Christopher Markle – Timmy
Chris Markle received his B.S. from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania where he also studied theatre, dance, and voice. He was one of three actors to be named actor lead at Merlin Entertainments’ The San Francisco Dungeon Attraction when it opened in the summer of 2014. Some of his theatre credits include Gilligan in Gilligan’s Island the Musical, Sky Masterson in Guys & Dolls, and Hot Blades Harry / Old Man Strong in Urinetown the Musical. He has directed Dog Sees God and an independent music video for an Australian Music Festival award-winning song, “No Bridge Unburned.” His favorite non-theatre experience was playing a high school student in DreamWorks’ I Am Number 4.
Jupiter Collins – Lead Wasp-Man
Jupiter Collins studied acting at the College of Marin. He has appeared in several theatrical productions at the College of Marin and Metropolitan Arts and Tech, including Hairspray, The Tarantino Variation, and Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. He’s experienced in boxing and Tae Kwon Do.