Actors appear courtesy of Actors' Equity Association
April Nixon/Cleapatra- The *Olivier/Adelco Award Nominee is honored to be a part of The! April has appeared in many shows from Broadway, National Tours, and Regionals such as: Damn Yankees(Lola/opp Jerry lewis)), The Dancer’s Life(opp/Chita Rivera), Smokey Joe’s Cafe, 9 to 5, Fosse, The Wiz, Cats, Tommy, Mamma Mia, Sistas, Purlie, Crowns, Sweet Charity, Caroline Or Change, & Dreamgirls to name a few. April has appeared on Law & Order SVU, CI, The Dave Chapelle Show, The Wire, Malcom X, & Man On The Moon. She has also had the pleasure of working along side directors: Anna Deveare Smith, Spike Lee, Regina Taylor, Gwen Verdon, Randy Skinner, Mitzi Hamilton, Nick Corley, John Miller-Stephany, Walter Bobbie, Sheldon Epps, Jack O’ Brien, Jerry Zaks, Des McAnuff, Jeff Calhoun, Graciela Daniel, Ann Reinking, George Faison, Michael Peters, and many more!! April is a Producer of, “Two Lost Worlds The Musical” (www.twolostworldsthemusical.com) Stay tuned!
Joey Molina is an award-winning actor, singer, writer, producer and co-founder of Alpha Centauri Pictures. Their first feature film Ruta Madre (starring David Castro, William Miller, Hector Jimenez, Paulina Gaitan and Paul Rodriguez) has already won at several major film festivals including; International New York Film Festival (Winner Best Movie), Borrego Springs Film Festival (Winner People’s Choice Award), Indie-Fest (Winner Award of Excellence Special Mention and Award of Excellence Latin /Hispanic), XicanIndie Film Festival (Winner Best Comedy), San Diego Latino Film Festival (Winner Best Frontera Feature Film and People’s Choice Award) and will be release in early 2019. As a performer, Joey has been a featured tenor soloist throughout North America, Europe, and Australia. Some of the amazing venues he has performed in include; NYC’s famed Carnegie Hall, La Piccola Scala on the isle of Syros in Greece, The American Cathedral in Paris, the world-renowned Sydney Opera House and the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles with members of the LA Phil. Joey's theatrical body of work is extensive. Credits include the world premiere cast of How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Jack O'Brien Director) and the original stage ready of Rule My World! As a Rock and Roll front man, Joey also entertains thousands of people worldwide. One of his fondest memories was when he was invited to play with members of the legendary rock band The Doors at the iconic Whiskey A Go-Go in Hollywood.
Regional: McCoy Rigby Entertainment, La Jolla Playhouse, Reprise 2.0, East West Players, San Diego REPertory Theatre, Diversionary Theatre, Starlight Theatre, American Stage Theatre Co., San Diego Opera, CLO of South Bay Cities, Disney Creative Entertainment: Crush in Finding Nemo the Musical (original cast album), Frozen –Live at the Hyperion, Aladdin – A Musical Spectacular. TV: The Oscars 2018 (ABC), Bent (NBC), NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS). Love to Michelle, Gabriel, Elijah, and Dorian. Proud member of AEA. @VictorEChan
Melody Butiu (Holly G/Eros) Broadway: Doctor Zhivago. Off-Broadway: Here Lies Love by David Byrne & Fatboy Slim (Public Theater). Regional Theatre Work includes South Coast Repertory, Seattle Rep, Wallis Annenberg Center For the Performing Arts, Huntington Theatre, Geffen Playhouse, Getty Villa, Playwrights' Arena, Theatre @ Boston Court, San Diego Rep, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Kirk Douglas Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse. Selected TV/Film: A Mother’s Greatest Fear, The Kominsky Method, NCIS:LA, Kingdom, Rizzoli & Isles, Major Crimes, Gotham, NCIS, True Blood. Instagram: @mellowdeebee
Dayna Alice Austin
San Diego native Dayna Alice Austin is honored to perform in ‘Rule My World’ a second time debuting as Iras/Octavia. “So much gratitude to Karole Foreman and Allan Philips for giving us the words and music. Thank you for believing in me as much as I believe in ‘Rule My World’. XO!”
Dale E. Turner
Dale began his theater career at San Diego’s Starlight Musical Theatre in The Desert Song. Other regional theater credits include Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Inspecting Carol, The Secret Garden, Once On This Island, Toys In The Attic, Big River and My One and Only. TV: House M.D., How I Met Your Mother, Modern Family, Bones, Detroiters, Gilmore Girls, ER, The Shield. Film: Intolerable Cruelty, All The Way, Electric Slide, Real Women Have Curves. He is the Writer/Producer of the award-winning short film, My Name Is Lamar. Voiceovers: The Detroiters, Home Alone III, Grand Theft Auto V. Audiobooks: “What The Hell Do You Have To Lose?” and The Hall: A Celebration of Baseball’s Greats. www.daleeturner.com
Demitrius & Fortune Teller
Joey feels honored performing at the LBP for the first time. Recent stage credits include Joseph Hewes in 1776 (La Mirada Theatre/McCoyRigbyEnt), Jesus in Godspell (SoCal Tour), Dale in the West Coast Premiere of The View Upstairs (Celebration Theatre), and Scott Billings in S/He & Me (LA LGBT Center). You can also catch Joey in films such as The Christmas Switch (LifetimeTV) and Hunting Season (Amazon). Joey extends a thank you namely to his parents and brother, family, friends, Billy, and Kendra.
Korra Obidi (born Anita Obidi Korra June 23, 1994) is a Nigerian musician, professional dancer, model and actress from Delta State. Born a Princess from Oshimili North of Delta state, Nigeria, she had a very conservative childhood. She began singing and dancing in church, which then became the foundation for her career in the entertainment industry. She continues to make viral videos on her Instagram, YouTube and Facebook. Korra is currently living in Los Angeles, California pursuing her musical, modeling and dancing careers.
Alexander just finished originating the lead role in the new musical Havana Music Hall. Last summer he was featured in Shakespeare Center of LA's Henry IV, directed by Daniel Sullivan, and working opposite Tom Hanks and Joe Morton. Other favorite credits include: Gabe in Next to Normal, Fabrizio in The Light in the Piazza, and Ronald in the world premiere of the Cruel Intentions Musical. Training: B.M. Westminster Choir College. M.A. London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art. www.alexpp.com
Lepidus & Dallas
“The most projected nominee to have never actually been nominated”
San Gabriel Valley Sentinel.
Broadway National Tours & Theater Credits Include: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (Carl Anderson& Sebastian Bach), CAMELOT, (Lou Diamond Philips), HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS (World Premier San Diego Old Globe Theater) THE PITCH, SWEENEY TODD, BIG RIVER. Television/Film: CAMP, THE SUITE LIFE OF ZACK & CODY, CLUBHOUSE, THE HILLZ, RELATED, EAST OF NORMAL WEST OF WEIRD. FOR MORE INFO ON VINCE, PLEASE VISIT CrashBoxEntertainment.com