LIDA DARMIAN, "SHALAH"
Lida Darmian is an actress living and working in New York City. She graduated from the New York University Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in acting. She has played the lead in NYU short films including The Cupcake, Helpless, Falling In and Falling Out as well as acted in several theater productions.
KANDICE C. WILSON, "NINA"
Kandice C. Wilson is a native of Baltimore, Maryland. She graduated from McDaniel College in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and a Minor in Writing. She studied acting at McDaniel and Center Stage, the state theater of Maryland and Baltimore's largest professional producing theater. When she's not exploring the experiences of characters from various walks of life, Kandice is a Copywriter for a leading sports retailer in Baltimore. She was most recently seen as Romaine Patterson in a production of The Laramie Project at the Howard County Arts Center in Maryland and as an annoying, loud passenger on a Washington, D.C. bus in the short film, Ode to Rosa. Follow Kandice on Twitter @kandeesimo.
BI JEAN NGO, "COWORKER"
Bi Jean Ngo is an actress with a Bachelor's degree in Film & Television from Boston University and an MFA in Acting from The Actors Studio Drama School. She is a member of Actors Equity and has appeared in numerous regional theatrical productions, industrial videos, and film. She teaches acting for all ages. Bailout is her first web series.
JULIA FREY, "ELIZABETH"
Julia Frey is a Philadelphia native based in New York. Previous film credits include The Exquisite Corpse Project and Between Something and Nothing. Other credits include several world premieres with the OBIE-winning theater ensemble New Paradise Laboratories and sketch and improv with Olde English Sketch Comedy, UCB, and ComedySportz.
KARL BEYER, "HIPSTER 1"
Karl Beyer is a Philadelphia-based director, actor, and ginger. His most recent role was a cameo in The Burning House, a short he co-directed that was featured in the 2014 Kickstarter Film Festival. His video work has appeared on blogs such as Pitchfork Media, It’s Nice That, and the Atlantic Monthly.
LINDSAY SMILING, "HENRY"
Lindsay Smiling is a nationally recognized actor and educator having worked at over 20 different theaters across the country including Wilma Theater, Arden Theatre Company, Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, A Contemporary Theatre, Mixed Blood Theater, Walnut Street Theatre, Pittsburgh Public, Dorset Theatre Festival, Syracuse Stage, Theatre Exile, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Victory Gardens, People’s Light and Theatre, Two River Theatre Company , Bristol Riverside Theater, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Ensemble Studio Theater, and Lantern Theater. Some of his favorite theater credits are Othello, Don Juan Comes Home from Iraq, Take Me Out, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Mojo and the Sayso, MacBeth, Jesus Hopped the A Train, Of Mice and Men, North of the Boulevard, The Sunset Limited, and Great Expectations. Lindsay has appeared on Hack, The Chappelle Show, As The World Turns as well as in the feature films The Daily Grind and Brother. He currently resides in Philadelphia where he teaches at Temple University.
ROSE LUARDO, "BARISTA"
Rose Luardo began her performance art career after graduating from New York University and deciding to move to Philadelphia where things were a bit grittier. In her pursuit for the perfect blend of art, comedy, physical theater and performance she began work with Thom Lessner and formed the musical group Sweatheart. Luardo is currently working with fine artist and comedian Andrew Jeffrey Wight as the performance art, writing and comedy duo The New Dreamz. Together they have written a series of children’s programs for Comcast and host/produce Comedy Dreamz which shows in NYC and Philadelphia.
ROSS BESCHLER, "CAR SALESMAN"
Ross Beschler was most recently seen in EgoPo’s Lady From the Sea and the PAC’s Mary Stuart. Other favorite recent shows include Bootycandy, Under the Whaleback, and Our Class (Wilma Theatre), Knives in Hens (Theatre Exile), Maple & Vine (City Theatre) and End Days (People’s Light & Theatre). In New York, Ross has been a frequent collaborator with Brooklyn-based company Object Collection. Film: Flight of the Cardinal. MFA: Temple. Look for him this Spring in The Dangerous House of Pretty Mbane at Interact, and Hamlet and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead at the Wilma.
THOMAS CHOINACKY, "HIPSTER 2"
Thomas Choinacky is a Philadelphia based performance artist and company member of the experimental theatre ensemble Applied Mechanics. Thomas’ work includes We Are Bandits a radical feminist play, Never Been Stoked: A Traveling Bromance performed in a moving vehicle, andSubstance staged throughout his South Philly apartment. Current project is his solo A User’s Manual merging the artistic forms of architecture and movement. Thomas has been the grantee of 1812 Productions’ Jilline Ringle Solo Performance Program for his one man show Thomas is Titanic and has been awarded artist residencies at Kultuuritehas Polymer in Tallinn, Estonia and at Elsewhere in Greensboro, NC.