Don started his career playing tree number three in the wildly popular Charlie Brown's Christmas at the St. Pete's Elementary School in fourth grade. his young career would be cut short having to bow out of the performance because of stage fright, getting sick only hours before the performance. He would make glorious returns to the stage with the local Little Theatre Productions. This allowed him to get over the stage fright and lead him to many stages from Saskatoon to Toronto to Vancouver to New York.
Don has worked in the industry for over 20 years, studying and working with some of the greatest teachers and actors in the world. In NYC, Don attended HB Studios and studied with Carol Rosenfeld and Uta Hagen. Don has expanded his career beyond the stage to various Film and Television projects.
Carissa Elise Dallis (2003) is an American actor known for Act of Contrition (2014), The Watchers: Revelation (2013), Through A Lens Darkly (2011), Montana (2010), Affectionately Yours, Screwtape (2007) and We The People (2007). She began acting at the age of 4 and is comfortable either in front of a camera or on stage. Her films have aired nationally and internationally. She has an eidetic memory, a degree in martial arts (Wing Chun), and enjoys films and theater. Recently she was in the musical Mary Poppins and played Sally Brown in the Christmas play, A Charlie Brown Christmas. Carissa is also a student with the Broadway Artists Alliance where she attends Master Classes. Carissa is represented by Zappa Studios in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is the daughter of director Tom Dallis and scriptwriter Amy Dallis.
Joseph Daniels was born on June 20th. Daniels love for acting arose shortly after landing the role of 'Linus' in his first production of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" in Elementary School.
From there he furthered his craft appearing in numerous High School Productions and competing in several different acting competitions throughout his teenage years.
Months after graduating from Sherman E. Burroughs High School in 2009, Daniels was accepted into The New York Conservatory For Dramatic Arts, School For Film & Television.
Daniels resides in New York City continuing his training and love for his work.
Hailing from the sunlight beaches of Venezuela, Arturo has always wanted to be an actor. When he moved to the United States in 2001 he already begun to plan ahead, and played as Woodstock in Lionheart Theatre's 2005 edition of A Charlie brown Christmas. After that, on a perfectly normal day, he asked his mother, "When are we moving to California?". Mom was obviously surprised by this and asked why. "Because here in Atlanta I won't get any jobs, Hollywood is where the big money is". Little did he know that Atlanta would soon become a center of the film industry. Instead of going with the drastic decision of moving to California, his mom decided to enroll him in acting classes with Talento Latino. With the help of Tony Guerrero, Arturo was able to establish a strong foundation for his future acting career. At the end of the acting course Arturo was scheduled for an audition with the agency People Store. In 2011 Arturo was admitted into People Store and since that moment he has had the opportunity to work with a variety of people in the Atlanta area. His first job was with Fugo Studios, for the 2012 48-Hour Film Project. His portrayal of young Julio and his signature brown curls captured the attention of Malek Jandali, a customer of Fugo Studios. Arturo's performance in the music video depicting the oppressive powers of totalitarian rulers caught the eye of many producers in the Atlanta area. Now Arturo is constantly busy with all sorts of works; ranging from commercials to television shows.
|Eppie Jo Miller
Eppie Jo Miller found her love of acting during her freshman year play, A Mid-Summer Night's Dream, where she played Puck. After that, she focused most of her high school career towards acting and performing. She has performed many plays since her freshman year: Bye, Bye Birdie, Dracula, A Mid-Summer Night's Dream, Anon(ymous), The Tempest, and A Charlie Brown Christmas. She plays guitar and piano, sings and writes songs, and is an actor and music designer for the Shared Radiance Performing Arts theatre company.
|Tonya T. Cannon
Tonya was born in Rochester, New York. Her father, Jack, is an entrepreneur, and her mother, Jean, is a homemaker. She has two older brothers and one younger sister. She also has one daughter whom she raised as a single parent.
She has been acting since the age of 4 when she first got the acting bug by portraying Lucy in "A Charlie Brown Christmas" at her preschool. After graduating from high-school, she attended Tisch School of the Arts briefly but returned home to Upstate New York at the beginning of her second semester, to work in the corporate world.
She returned to school as a "non-traditional" student to complete her degree in Theatre Arts at Nazareth College of Rochester and went on to achieve her Masters degree in Human Resource Management from the same institution. Tonya also holds a PhD in Organization & Management with a specialization in Management Education and has made a living both as a Human Resource Professional and an Educational Consultant and College Professor.
In her spare time, Tonya enjoys writing, reading (paranormal romance is her favorite genre), as well as playing hidden object games.
Laura Shank was born in Lansing, Michigan in 1988 and has lived in the state ever since. Her family moved to Caledonia, Michigan when she was six years old and she got her first taste for the stage at her after school care center playing Sally in "A Charlie Brown Christmas." A star was born She joined the drama club as soon as she could in her elementary years, but her acting career because more solid when she was cast as Bular the narrator in the stage version of "Aladdin" with the Caledonia Community Players. She was extremely active in high school and community theatre during her four years at Caledonia High School and took home both of the theatre awards presented to seniors of CHS, the Senior Acting Award and the Caledonia Community Players Scholarship. After graduation, she attended Adrian College in Adrian, Michigan for four years and graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Interior Design with a minor in Theatre. In her years at Adrian she was in many shows, her major role coming in her senior year playing the male lead Antipholus of Syracuse in Shakespeare's "Comedy of Errors." She was also involved backstage in many productions mostly known for her set designs. She took home the award for Best Set Design two years in a row for her work on "Romeo and Juliet" and "The Insanity of Mary Girard." After graduating Laura focused immediately on her film career landing a role as Jessica in "All You Can Dream" straight out of college. Since then she has been in four other independent films shot out of Michigan. She is actively pursuing a career in film and television.