Thomas Block has performed in many productions across California. San Diego credits include The BFG, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged (SDSU), and the Moxie 48 hour playwrights festival (Moxie). Some Sacramento credits include The Grapes of Wrath, The Taming of the Shrew, A Christmas Carol, Julius Caesar (Sacramento Theatre Company), The Three Musketeers, and Romeo and Juliet (Sacramento Shakespeare Festival).
Alexis Park is a third-year performance emphasis major over at San Diego State University. She is thrilled to be a part of her second show with San Diego Actor’s Theatre.
Some of her most recent works include:
Hayle – Moxie’s Third Annual Big Night of Little Plays – Moxie Theatre
Lisa- Collected Stories – San Diego Actors Theatre
Casca – Julius Caesar- San Diego State University
Linda- Making Porn – Diversionary Theatre
Lady Macbeth- Macbeth – San Diego Downtown Library First Folio Event
Byron LaDue is an award-winning actor and playwright. He graduated from San Diego State with a degree in Drama. He was involved in the first Golden Age of San Diego theater, the present being the second. He worked at the Bowery Theatre, The Gaslamp Quarter Theatre Company, San Diego Street Theatre, Starlight Opera, Old Town Opera House, Fiesta Dinner Theatre and some venues that have actually stayed in business, including the San Diego Rep and the Old Globe where he received an Atlas Award. He has recently starred as Paul Gauguin in, “The Musical Paul Gauguin” and “Tales From The Sun Café,” with Asian Story Theatre. He celebrated his mid-life crisis by returning to school and earning a degree in Network Engineering. In spite of being a member of MENSA and a producer of murder mysteries, he is continually bewildered as to how such lovely creature as Kathi Diamant could love him and stay married to him for twenty years.
Byron performed at the Sunday Salon Series, “Love Letters” by A.R. Gurney on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2:00 pm at La Jolla Riford Library.
Kathi Diamant is an award-winning author, actor, broadcaster, and adjunct professor at SDSU. Born in New York City into a theatrical family, Kathi has been a professional actor since childhood. Best known San Diego for her on-air work on KPBS fundraising specials and on KFMB-TV’s Sun Up San Diego, as well as her work in Kafka scholarship, Kathi is a longtime member of SAG-AFTRA and Actors Equity, with a BA in Theatre Arts from Florida State University. Among her dozens of stage roles, she is most grateful for her part in the Gaslamp Quarter Theatre Company’s production of “The Nerd,” in which she played the love interest of actor Byron LaDue. She liked the part so much she wanted to play it for life. This year marks Kathi & Byron’s 20th wedding anniversary.
Kathi performed at the Sunday Salon Series, “Love Letters” by A.R. Gurney on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2:00pm at La Jolla Riford Library.
Caroline (a.k.a Sivertson) is the most French/Swiss/American Actress, Travel Host/Writer, and FXB International Ambassador you’ll find out there. Born in Paris to a Parisian mother with Creole/Martinique origin and an accomplished painter father from Switzerland. Caroline grew up in Switzerland in a household where the magical union of art and music transformed her early childhood.
At six months old, she began modeling for magazine covers such as Parents and took part in several contests including Elite Model Look (Elite-Glamour-Canal+) France, Miss Suisse romande (earned title in 97′) and Miss Suisse. After playing the role of la Reine des Neiges or the Snow Queen in “Un rêve vole au dessus du jardin” (A Dream Flies Above the Garden) at age seven, she discovered acting was her true passion.
It’s only in 2003 that Caroline decided to move to California to live her dreams and in 2006 finally had the courage to follow her passion. She has since been featured in a number of award winning short films including “Lucy”, “Le Retour”, “Sign of The Dragon” and “Donut Shop Hero”, editorial magazines, and feature films such as “2012: Doomsday”. The film “Just Desserts” marks Caroline’s first foray into producing; she also stars.
Nicholas Anthony Costa
Nicholas is a musician and composer from San Diego, California where he has been playing guitar for over 13 years. While studying Business Management Economics and Music at the University of California, Santa Cruz, Nick has continued his music career as a featured guitarist in the University of California, Santa Cruz jazz ensembles as well as with other Southern California bands including the Sure Fire Soul Ensemble, The Mighty 388s, Bill Caballero’s Latin Jazz Ensemble, and Organically Good Trio featuring members of Slightly Stoopid. He has been involved in the San Diego Actors Theatre company, performing music for the plays, “Fiancée in a Box,” “Mastor Harold,” by Athol Fugard, and has worked as a guitar soloist for their “Salon Series.”
Nick finished his master’s degree in music from San Diego State University in 2013 and is currently the guitarist for San Diego Music Award winning band, The Sure Fire Soul Ensemble. Known for his technical and innovative style on the guitar, Nicholas brings an energetic performance to the stage leaving audiences wanting more.
When not performing, Nick teaches music at Mesa College’s Continuing Education Department and regularly composes music for both film and television including recent San Diego Emmy winning film, “The Sumner Redaction” as well as “Tea Party” which are currently being submitted to festivals around the country. Nick Costa continues to perform, compose, and produce in the greater San Diego area constantly striving to create new music from jazz hip-hop to orchestral scores and everything in between.
Keep On Dreaming – Nick Costa
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