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Corey Wright

Corey Wright

Favorite Credits: Theatre – Hairspray, South Street / TV – Conan Show (Choreographer/Dancer), Daily Show, Law & Order / Film – In the Night, Anomaly of the Theory, Where Do We Go. He is my source. Love the journey…and priddy. 3x.

Corey Wright lives in Los Angeles, CA although he is originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. His professional career as a member of the Louisville Civic ballet in Louisville, KY under the direction of Donald Tolj and Patrick Hinson where he trained under such artists as Bruce Simpson, Helen Star, Elena Filmore, and guest artists from Julliard and Alvin Ailey. He has also been a member of Of Moving Colors Modern Dance Company (Artistic Director Garland Goodwin-Wilson) in Baton Rouge, LA.

He has also worked in the television world (Law & Order, 24, As the World Turns, The Conan Show and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart) and can be seen in several commercials and as a dancer in a music video project with Swedish musical artist Kristoffer Rangstam featuring the song ‘breakfast by the mattress’. Other projects include an educational children’s dvd series — Eebee’s Adventures — and performing Encore! with the Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company at the Joyce Soho which was also included in the Summer Solstice in Times Square ’07.

He began touring nationally and internationally with CHICAGO the Musical in 2007 and continued through 2009. While on hiatus from the tour in summer of ‘08, he performed in the cast of ‘Orunmila: The Adventures of the Father of Ifa Divination’ at the National Black Theatre in New York, NY. Upon completion of touring with CHICAGO, he assisted in remounting a second version of Encore! for the New York Music Theater Festival ’09 (NYMF). Other projects include, Dancebreak ’10, two short films (An Anomaly to the Theory — which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival 2010 in France and at the Big Apple Film Festival 2010 in Tribeca New York, NY as well as the Manhattan Film Festival 2011 — and ‘A Chance Reunion’), dancing with the Dzul Dance Company under the artistic direction of Javier Dzul, performing a staged readings of both ‘All the Devils Are Here’ (written by Kate Temple-West…@ The Cherry Pit in NYC) and a script adaptation of ‘Animal Farm’ based on the George Orwell novel of the same name @ . In December of ’10 he returned to NYC from the Phoenix Theatre where he was in a production of ‘Hairspray’ and prior to that, he was in Cologne, Germany where he was working on ‘In the Night’, a musical feature film coming in the fall of 2012 to select cities. In the fall of ’11, he closed a run of new musical ‘South Street’ at the Pasadena Playhouse. His most recent projects include two more short films — ‘Where Do We Go From Here’ by ANU Productions and ‘Moving Boxes’ from Sliding-Thru productions.

Bernard Addison

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Bernard K. Addison was last seen on the LA stage in the West Coast premiere of The Ballad of Emmett Till at the Fountain Theatre, a production that has garnered numerous awards in 2011, including the Ovation Award for acting ensemble, the Backstage Garland Award, and the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award. He has also performed in the Ovation Award-winning Los Angeles production of Joe Turner’s Come and Gone as Herald Loomis at the Fountain Theatre and was nominated for the 2006 LA Weekly Theatre Award for Lead Actor, as well as a Garland Award Honorable Mention. Mr. Addison reprised the role of Herald Loomis at the Lorraine Hansberry Theatre in San Francisco. Other LA productions include the Theatre @ Boston Court (Mother Courage) the Odyssey (Macbeth) and the Ahmanson Theatre (Romeo and Juliet, directed by Sir Peter Hall). Prior to moving to Los Angeles in 2000, Addison has performed at many regional theatres across the country, including the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, California Shakespeare Festival, the Denver Theatre Center, the McCarter Theatre, the Long Wharf Theatre and many years at the Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, D.C. New York credits include Broadway (Electra); Off-Broadway (Incommunicado at the Judith Anderson, Uncle Jack at the Worth Street Theatre, as well as various productions at the Pearl Theatre) and Off-off Broadway. Television credits include Castle, Ugly Betty, and Desperate Housewives, to mention a few. Film credits include Woody Allen’s Celebrity and narration for the documentary The Farm (1998 Academy Award nominee for Best Documentary). He can also be heard as the narrator for the upcoming Walter Mosley audiobook Disciple. Addison holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina, Columbia, and holds an MFA degree in Acting from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is originally from Columbia, South Carolina.

Jaheem King Toombs

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My name is Jaheem King Toombs and I am a joy boy, simply meaning I love to have fun & to spread joy to the world through the arts. I am a actor, singer, and dancer and I love roller coasters!! You can follow me on twitter @jaheemtopmbs1, like my fb page by searching Jaheem King Toombs, and you can also check out my IMDB.

Karen Malina White, B.F.A

Karen Malina White

Karen Malina White, (B.F.A) is most known for her work in the film Lean On Me and for her television roles on The Cosby Show, A Different World, Fresh Prince of Bel-Aire, Malcolm and Eddie The Proud Family. Her theatre credits include: You Can’t Take it With You, Permanent Collection, Salt Fish N’ Bakes, Chain (originated the role of Rosa), The Old Settler, Crumbs From The Table of Joy in which she originated the role of “Ernestine” and received her 1st NAACP Image Award. Her 2nd Image Award was for her role as Tanya in The Talented Tenth. Karen has also won The LA Drama Critics Circle Award and the LA Ovation Award for her portrayal of 5 characters in Ifa Bayeza’s The Ballad of Emmett Till. In Film, Karen can be seen in the award winning short film, The Ties That Bind, Charlie Johnson, Kissed By The Devil, Aurora Borealis, Where Do We Go From Here and Jo Jo Manny. Karen serves as Producer on the short film Ruth and the Feature Film CUT FLOWERS set to shoot in 2013.

Monique Lea-Gall

Monique Lea-Gall

Monique Lea-Gall was born and raised in Brooklyn New York from parents of Panamanian and Jamaican decent. Monique started auditioning professionally as a dancer where she booked many tours with well known musicians and Award shows such as American Music Awards, The Grammys, VMA, BET Awards and British Awards. As Monique became successful as a dancer she decided to branch out into acting, and enrolled herself in an acting conservatory where she began training in scene study, improvisation, speech, and cold reading. As Monique’s acting chops and confidence grew she booked Guest-star and Recurring roles on Law and Order Criminal Intent, Law and Order, 8 Simple Rules, The District, The Shield and American Dreams. Monique also worked on films such as Fat Albert, Music & Lyrics, American Gangster, ALI and recently Where Do We Go From Here. Through God’s Grace Monique continues to excel in the entertainment business.

Curtis Jackson

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Curtis C, actor, singer, teacher, director and costumer. 3 National tours, appeared on X-FILES, STRONG MEDICINE, SHAMELESS and NINJA CHEERLEADERS. He is better known for his stage work, he has appeared from Kaa the Snake to Hoke Colburn. Strongly believes that every experience we have is for our highest Good, working with this creative and talented cast and crew this production, WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE, is proof of that Truth. It was an experience that I’m overjoyed that I was apart of…Thanks!

Matt Marquez

Matt Marquez

Matt currently resides in Los Angeles. Current credits include Modigliani (Theater), Portraits (short), and Scruples (Pilot).

Matthew is very pleased to have been a part of “Where do we go from here. It was a great experience to have a been a part of such a great cast of actors tackling major themes. Big thanks to the crew for helping to put all the pieces together. Michael it is always a pleasure, thanks for making me a part of this.

Jordan Bonner

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After taking 25 years off to raise a family, Jordan has recently returned to the world of acting. A lot has changed for the good. She was a contracted player way back when at 20th Century Fox Studios with Sam Elliott and Tom Selleck. She has been privileged to work with some amazing people in the past and now in the present. Jordan truly looks forward to what the future has to bring.



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