Van Hansis (Dusty) starred on the long-running CBS soap “As the World Tums” as Luke Snyder. He was nominated for Daytime Emmy Awards in 2007, 2008 and 2009 for his work on the show. He made his off-Broadway debut in “Die Mommy Die”. Van starred in the feature “Occupant “and had guest roles on primetime TV series like “the Mentalist,” “Psych,” and “Nikita.” Van also starred in the acclaimed indie TV series, “Eastsiders,” for which he was nominated for his fourth Emmy, which is now streaming on Netflix.
Gale Harold (Stephen) starred as gay icon Brian Kinney, the notorious lead character in the Showtime groundbreaking TV series, “Queer As Folk.” In addition to his many film and theater credits, Gale has had recurring roles on several series including “Deadwood,” “Desperate Housewives” and “Grey’s Anatomy.” He has also made guest appearances on “Street Time,” “The Unit,” “Law and Order: SVU, ” and “CS/: NY.”
Brianna Brown (Amanda) got started in Judd Apatow’s series “Freaks and Geeks” and had a small but important role in “Spider-Man 2.” She played a zombie killer in “Night of the Living Dead 30,” and had roles in “The 40-Year-Old Virgin” and “Knocked Up.” Her long list of TV guest-starring roles include: “Homeland,” “True Blood,” “Devious Maids,” “Monk,” “Graceland,” “CS/: Miami,” “Without a Trace,” “Smallville,” and “Criminal Minds.” She also had a memorable part on “General Hospital” as Dr. Lisa Miles.
Yolonda Ross (Det. Riley) is an actress, writer, producer and director. She was a 2014 nominee for an Independent Spirit Award for her leading role in John Sayles’ film “Go For Sisters.” Yolonda has also appeared in the Sundance film “Lila & Eve,” the Lifetime movie, “Whitney,” and is recurring on the Baz Lurhmann Netflix series, “The Get Down.”
Craig Robert Young (Jeffrey) British actor Craig Robert Young is probably best known for his role Declan on Michael Bay’s show “The Last Ship.” He’s recently had recurring roles on “NCIS:LA,” “Hawaii 5.0,” “Fringe” and over 50 different roles in TV and film. Craig started with a career in music, scoring 5 top 30 hits in the UK. His acting career, however, began when he was only ten, where he made his debut on the London stage. Most recently, he was nominated for best lead actor in a play for his portrayal of Nicky Lancaster in Noel Coward’s “The Vortex” for which he won a stage screen award. He also appears in the indie feature, “Return to the Hiding Place,” “Tell Me I Love You,” and Amazon’s “Different for Girls.”
Jai Rodriguez (Det. Santos) began his career at 18 when cast in the Broadway show “Rent.” He also performed on Broadway in “The Producers” and “Spinning into Butter” but is best known for his role on the Emmy-award winning series “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.” His TV acting credits include being a series regular on ABC’s “Malibu Country.” He also acted in in “Harry’s Law,” “Detroit 187,” “How I Met Your Mother,” “Bones” and “Frankie and Grace.”
Matthew Ludwinski (Craigery) starred in Casper Andreas’ hit film “Going Down in LALA Land.” Matthew has appeared on stage (“The Picture of Dorian Gray,” “Naked Boys Singing!”). and his film career includes leading roles in “Seek” and “The Battle of Pussy Willow Creek.” Matthew also had a role in Casper Andreas’ “Between Love and Goodbye.”
Kit Williamson (Travis) has a recurring role as copywriter Ed Gifford on AMC’s “Mad Men.” He also writes, directs, produces and stars in the critically acclaimed Netflix web series “EastSiders.” He can also be seen in the leading role in the hit rom-com web series “Hipsterhood.” Kit’s indie film work includes a supporting role in the Slamdance road trip comedy “Best Friends Forever,” from director Brea Grant.
D.J. “Shangela” Pierce (Jasmine) is an actor, drag queen, comedian, recording artist, and a former contestant on “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” being the only queen to compete on two seasons (Season 2 and 3). D.J. also appears on the LOGO series “Cocktails & Classics” with Michael Urie, “The X-Files,” and “Hurricane Bianca.”
Jackie Monahan (Danielle) is a comedian, actor, writer and producer who is setting the comedy stages of New York and LA on fire, with her fearless brand of humor. Jackie starred in “Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same,” which premiered at Sundance, and also stars in the film festival hit “The Foxy Merkins,” which also had its world premiere at Sundance. Jackie is currently starring alongside Molly Shannon in the upcoming feature, “Wild Nights With Emily.”
Allison Lane (Lori) guest starred on the CBS hit series, “Criminal Minds,” but is perhaps best known for starring in Casper Andreas’ feature “Going Down in La-La Land” for which she won the Iris Prize for Best Actress in the UK. Allison also had a cameo in “Such Good People,” and won awards for Best Actress at the International Television Festival in Los Angeles for the comedy pilot “WTFU” and Best Actress at LIIFE in NYC for her work in the comedy feature “The Video Guys.”
Michael Maize (Albert) has played opposite Ed Harris and Helen Mirren in “National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets,” as well as opposite Rosario Dawson in “Eagle Eye” and Whoopi Goldberg in “More Dogs than Bones.” His lead role in Steve Balderson’s “The Casserole Club” can be seen at festivals worldwide. Television appearances include “The Mentalist,” “Castle,” “Justified,” “Without a Trace,” “Mr. Robot,” “CS/: NY,” “Navy NCIS,” “Angel” and “The Jamie Foxx Show.”