Cast and Creative

Leigh Poulos (Alicia) was born and raised in the Bay area in California. Leigh came to NYC in 2002 to attend Tisch School of the Arts at NYU where she received her BFA with Honors in Acting in 2006. After graduating Leigh worked with several indie theatre companies around the city, creating roles in classics like Summer and Smoke, An Ideal Husband, and Much Ado About Nothing as well as originating roles in new works. She performed in Luna Stage’s Death of a Salesman (starring Frankie Faison as Willy Loman) and in Portland Stage’s Trouble is My Business. Leigh also had a series regular role on the web series, Abandon. She is a proud member of The Story Pirates, a children’s theatre company dedicated to promoting literacy and creativity in kids by adapting stories written by children into musical sketch comedy skits. www.leighpoulos.wordpress.com  Leigh Poulos (Alicia/Co-Creator) was born and raised in the Bay area in California. Leigh came to NYC in 2002 to attend Tisch School of the Arts at NYU where she received her BFA with Honors in Acting in 2006. After graduating Leigh worked with several indie theatre companies around the city, creating roles in classics like Summer and Smoke, An Ideal Husband, and Much Ado About Nothing as well as originating roles in new works. She performed in Luna Stage’s Death of a Salesman (starring Frankie Faison as Willy Loman) and in Portland Stage’s Trouble is My Business. Leigh also had a series regular role on the web series, Abandon. She is a proud member of The Story Pirates. http://www.leighpoulos.wordpress.com

Hannah is a New York based actor and writer originally from Virginia. She has a BA in Acting from Christopher Newport University and has studied in NYC with Ken Schatz, at The Barrow Group, and with Gabrielle Maisels and Caymichael Patten. She has worked with companies like Live Source (The Incredible Fox Sisters) and FullStop Collective (Outfoxed, Foreplays: Spring Fever). Other recent productions include Clear Cold Place, A Bright Room Called Day and Decompression in FringeNYC. For more info visit hannahvaughn.com.  Hannah Vaughn (Meg/Co-Creator) is a New York based actor and writer originally from Virginia. She has a BA in Acting from Christopher Newport University and has studied in NYC with Ken Schatz, at The Barrow Group, and with Gabrielle Maisels and Caymichael Patten. She has worked with companies like Live Source (The Incredible Fox Sisters) and FullStop Collective (Outfoxed, Foreplays: Spring Fever). Other recent productions include Clear Cold Place, A Bright Room Called Day and Decompression in FringeNYC. For more info visit hannahvaughn.com.

 

 

Kathy McCafferty Headshot Kathy McCafferty (Danielle) has performed with Rattlestick Playwright’s Theatre and Center Stage in NYC and has performed in six seasons of the Williamstown Theatre Festival. She also appeared on Law and Order (SVU and CI), had a spot on the final season of 30 Rock and has a recurring role on House of Cards. http://www.kathymccafferty.net

 

 

 

 

Matt Gehring Matthew Robert Gehring (Zachary) has appeared on FX’s Louie and in national commercials. He also performs regularly with Story Pirates and the sketch comedy groups Political Subversities and Matt&Sam. Buy him a drink and he’ll tell you about the time he played charades with Jennifer Aniston on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. http://www.matthewrobertgehring.com

 

 

Jessie Barr official headshot Jessie Barr (Nikki) –  Ideal (Off‐Broadway 59E59); A Separate Peace; Folk Wandering, All The Rats And Rags; Wyoming & Parts of Kansas (Barrow Street Theatre); News of The End of The World (Youngblood/ EST); SlowGirl (Naked Angels, Reading); This Is Our Youth (The Wild Project); Macbeth (New York Classical Theatre); The Witching Hour (Williamstown Theatre Festival). Film: Manhattan Romance (Tom O’Brien) & Off Season (Rob Cole). Education: NYU TISCH. http://www.JessieBarr.com. AEA.

 

 

 

Rebecca Robles Rebecca Robles (Blake) Rebecca is an actress, comedian, and singer from California. She is a graduate of Chapman University’s Conservatory of Music from which she holds a BA in Vocal Performance. Currently residing in New York City, Rebecca performs weekly with her improv team All American at The Magnet Theater. She is also a proud member of Story Pirates; a beautiful arts education organization that takes stories written by kids and performs them in comedic sketches. It’s great!


Jessica Solce (Director) is the Founder and Director of The Collaborative, a salon and working lab for directors, actors, playwrights, screenwriters, and artists. She directed The Crucible at The Manhattan Theatre Source and comedic shorts at The KickIt Festival at The Richmond Shepard Theatre. She played Paul/Polonius Fly in Clear Cold Place at The Secret Theatre, Mariel in the feature film Tear and Jackie in Hot L Baltimore directed by Amy Wright at HB Studios. Jessica is currently developing two very exciting projects: a pilot written by Kate Holland and feature film adapted from stage written by Michelle Romani. She is beyond thrilled to be joining the season 2 of DATES LIKE THIS as Director!

Team Biscuit Films is run by Patrick Phillips and John Hay, two Virginia born Brooklyn‐ites who collaborate using original material shot with brilliant camera work all neatly framed in the belief that true film magic can be created without pretension, elitism, or an enormous budget. http://www.teambiscuitfilms.com

Michael Nixon (Producer) is a “hyphenate” – a writer, producer, director, editor, etc. He graduated with honors from the Tisch School of the Arts film and television program at New York University in 2011. He has worked on web series in a variety of formats, including educational, interview, live performance, and scripted drama. His writing work earned him a place in the Writers Guild of America and a WGA Award nomination in 2010 for Outstanding Writing in Original New Media. He has also worked as a producer for series including Geek Crash Course, The Ansible, Laugh Byte, Laugh Crash Live, Double Leche (forthcoming), The Rocket’s Tail, The Next Lab Sessions, as well as live presentations for the Andrew Goodman Foundation and W Hotels.

Milo Teplin (First Assistant Director) is a graduate of Bennington College and the Prague Film School and has worked on numerous features and shorts, most often as an assistant director. Past productions include Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Undead, Epitaph, Family on Board, Leaving Circadia, Family Feast, and her forthcoming directorial debut ROC: Un Petit Film Artisanal. A longtime member of the stunt community, she specializes in fencing and boxing.


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