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Kevin Viol
Eddie

Kevin has been a member of the Chicago film and theatre community since 2003. Kevin is part of the Shattered Globe Theatre acting ensemble. Most recently he appeared in Taste of Honey which made the Wall Street Journals Best of
2008 list. He is planning his return to the stage this winter in Martin McDonagh's "Beauty Queen of Leenane" with Shattered Globe. He has also been on stage with TUTA, Remy Bumppo Theatre, and Victory Gardens. He was a cast member of "Dealer's Choice" which received a Jeff nomination for Best Ensemble and was a winner of an After Dark Award for Outstanding Ensemble.

Kevin's film credits are not only for acting but he has also produced, edited, and shot several films. He is currently in development for a feature length project that was previously a short film titled "At Last, Okemah!" which was a selection of 4 film festivals so far. His most recent acting credit was for his role in "Cupcake Swastika" which was nominated for 7 awards including Best Acting at the Chicago 48 hour project.

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Janet B Milstein
Kat

Janet works full-time as an actor, writer, and acting coach/teacher. She has also cast, directed, and produced both film and theater. Janet received her MFA in Acting from SUNY Binghamton and her BA in Theater with Distinction from the University of Delaware. She has performed in over 60 films and plays.
Most recently Janet has acted in the films Spoiled, Normal, Blindsided, Want and Need, and Kickstand. She is currently cast in an upcoming feature and an upcoming short film. In addition, Janet is busy working on her 1-person show with director Gina Buccola. For more info, visit her website at www.janetmilstein.com or check out her books on Amazon at Best-selling Author: Janet B Milstein.

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John Rushing
John

John has worked in theater, film, and television.  Favorite Chicago theater credits include:   “The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity” (original cast, Victory Gardens Theater), “Danny and the Deep Blue Sea” (the Artist Colony of
Chicago), “Equus” (RedTwist Theater), “The Love of the Nightingale” (Red Tape Theater), and “Kingsville” (original cast, Stage Left Theater).  John has also worked at Chicago Dramatists and Route 66 Theaters.  Favorite film credits include: “The Oldest Profession,” “Two Days in February,” “Love vs. Porn,” “Blindsided,” and “Sad Café.” John can be seen in the series, “Snatching Defeat” on www.watchvetv.com/video/snatchingdefeat/.  He has also appeared in numerous commercials.

John trained in the Meisner method, and strives for realism in his work.  He has also studied Viewpoints and Suzuki with the prestigious SITI company.  John can be reached via www.actorrushing.com.

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Shariba Rivers
Ellie

Rounding out her first year acting, Shariba Rivers currently finds herself with the gritty role of Ms. Allen, a no nonsense lawyer facing a no nonsense judge and formidable attorney for the plaintiff in a very thought-provoking play, “Defamation,” which opens October 29th in Evanston.
     In fact, this year has been extremely
busy for Shariba.  She has worked on several fantastic short films: Adorno/Bueller, written and directed by Anthea Behm; Back Home, directed by Andrew Sompels; Blindsided, written by Barb Lhota and Janet Milstein, directed by Mark Lynall; and Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft, directed by Talia Alberts.  Shariba has also done some scene work from Minnie and Moskowitz, directed by Erika Barreto, and played the roles of Denise Reeves in Andrew Case’s The Rant at Mary-Arrchie Theatre Company’s Angel Island, and Lillie, the nosey librarian, in Elizabeth Nonie’s original play, Rich Man, Poor Man, at Schaumburg’s Laugh Out Loud Theater.  

In her spare time, Shariba plays mom to two wonderful children and wife to a very supportive husband, and acts like an instructional coach for middle school and high school teachers.

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Lisa Herceg
Delia

Lisa has been performing in Chicago in theater and film for over 15 years. Other film credits include Strangers (Films by Carter), Little Birds (Northwestern Special Project), and the upcoming comedic short Donuts (Hourglass Films).
An Associate Company Members with Babes with Blades Productions and an Artistic Associate with GayCo Productions, she has also worked with companies such as New Lincoln Theater (Grippo Productions), Bailiwick Repertory Theater, Stage Left, The International Theater of Chicago (now Premiere Theater), and Theater Building Chicago. She has trained in Chicago, Cleveland, and London.

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Eric Claxton

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James Evans

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Chadwick Ford

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Sharon Kluge

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Barbara Lhota

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Jim Puente

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