Tessa Thompson / CHRIS
Tessa Thompson is perhaps most known for her past role on the CW’s critically acclaimed drama “Veronica Mars”. She later starred in another drama for the CW, “Hidden Palms”. She was recently recognized for her work in the multi award winning independent feature “Mississippi Damned”, earring her a Grand Jury Prize for Best Actor at the American Black Film Festival. In addition to having completed work on numerous independent films, she has a role in the upcoming season of NBC’s “Heroes” and is reprising a role from last year’s season of ABC’s “Private Practice”. Other recurring and guest star television credits include; ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy”, NBC’s “Life”, Fox’s “Mental”, and CBS’ “Cold Case”. Ms. Thompson is a Los Angeles native, and made her professional debut as Juliet in “Romeo and Juliet: Antebellum New Orleans 1836” with The Theatre at Boston Court, for which she earned an NAACP Image award nomination. She returned to the stage in the American premiere of David Grieg’s “Pyrenees”, opposite Frances Conroy and Tom Irwin, for Center Theatre Group at the Kirk Douglas Theater. She continues her work onstage, and is a company member of the esteemed classical company Antaeus.
Piper Ferrone / BARB
A Vermont native, Piper has been a model since she was a child. Some of her most notable ads include Ralph Lauren, Abercrombie & Fitch, Limited Too, and Town & Country (editorial). Piper’s ads caught the attention of Director Bruce Isacson, and as a result she was brought in for an audition. Piper’s innocence and raw talent were a perfect fit for Director Isacson’s vision for the character of Barb, and consequently she was cast in that role. Piper is currently a junior in high school, and aside from acting and modeling, she is an avid player of Field Hockey, Ice Hockey and Lacrosse.
Emma Bates / CAT
Emma Bates has guest starred on numerous television shows such as Without A Trace, Cold Case, Monk, Crossing Jordan, NYPD Blue, So Notorious, American Dreams and CSI: NY. She was in the Sundance Film Festival award winning film Design, as well as the LA Film Fest favorite Forty. Emma has also performed in theatre all over the world from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland and the National Theatre of Korea, to the American Players Theatre and the S hanghai Theatre Center. She attended the theatre conservatory at the University of Wisconsin where she received her BFA.
Mickey Zobel / SHON
After searching all of Los Angeles and unable to find the right actor for the character of Shon, Mormon-Boling Casting found this talented teenager in Phoenix, Arizona who was in process of developing of a half- hour pilot for a comedy series called Regarding Beauregard. Mickey and Mark Taylor starred in this pilot directed by Lucas Grabeel, of High School Musical fame. Mickey’s natural acting abilities fit right in with Director Bruce Isacson’s foresight into this character. Mickey is currently a senior in high school and looks forward to moving to California after high school to further his acting career.
Nate Hartley / BUSTER
Nate’s professional career began when he played a Guest Star on "The Bernie Mac Show." Nate's career really began to move forward during the summer of 2006 when he played a recurring role on the Nickelodeon series, "Unfabulous", and acted opposite John Malkovich in the feature film, "The Great Buck Howard". Nate's first lead role in a feature film, "Drillbit Taylor", with Owen Wilson, was released in March 2008. Nate completed two additional films, "Role Models" and "Fanboys" which were released in 2008. His current roles include Disney shows, "Zeke and Luther", "J.O.N.A.S!" and "Hannah Montana", all of which aired in spring of 2009.
Britt Medlin / KATHY
Britt grew up in Charleston, South Carolina and made her stage debut at 8 performing in a Christmas Carol. With the Actors Theater of South Carolina Britt played Goering’s daughter in Goering at Nuremburg. When Britt was 11 she was chosen for a summer internship at Julliard in New York City where she continued to develop her singing and acting skills. At age 13 Britt relocated to Los Angeles and has since appeared in award winning independent films “Adopted”, “All For Liberty” and “Ready Okay.” When not acting or singing, Britt can be found in school Cheerleading, playing volleyball and studying.
Paige Brown / ALISON
Paige Brown has been acting since she was 8 years old. Paige's passions are acting and singing. To date her highlights include: ABC's "Help Me Help You" and ShowTime's "United States of Tara". Paige has also been cast in 4 pilots for television, some which included "American Family", and "Gagsters." At 13 Paige was invited to sing back up on Gwen Stefani's album, "The Sweet Escape," credit under Talent Boot Camp Kids. She is currently working with a music d eveloper writing and performing her own music, plus cover songs.