Meet the incredible artists who contribute their creativity to Second Star NYC. We are thrilled to have them on board!

 ALI READ   AD & Editor, "Working Title" Editor, "Occult Classic"    Erica in "We Get Up Again"   Born in Bristol, Connecticut, Ali Read graduated from Marist College with a bachelor's in Communications concentrated in Radio/TV/Film Production and Journalism. Ali finds the thrill of creating something out of nothing better than any other. At the end of the day, she just loves telling stories.

ALI READ

AD & Editor, "Working Title"
Editor, "Occult Classic"

Erica in "We Get Up Again"

Born in Bristol, Connecticut, Ali Read graduated from Marist College with a bachelor's in Communications concentrated in Radio/TV/Film Production and Journalism. Ali finds the thrill of creating something out of nothing better than any other. At the end of the day, she just loves telling stories.

 CHRIS GEBAUER   J.R. in "Working Title"   Chris holds a BFA at NYU-TISCH through the Stella Adler Studio and since graduating three years ago has been working with a slew of small theatre companies including his Off-Broadway debut in  Puppet Titus  Andronicus with the Puppet Shakespeare players. 

CHRIS GEBAUER

J.R. in "Working Title"

Chris holds a BFA at NYU-TISCH through the Stella Adler Studio and since graduating three years ago has been working with a slew of small theatre companies including his Off-Broadway debut in Puppet Titus Andronicus with the Puppet Shakespeare players. 

 ERIC WEBB   Writer, "Orion"   Eric is the Director of Creative Development for Davenport Theatrical Enterprises and Literary Manager for  March Forth Productions  as well as a writer and freelance dramaturg. Previous writing credits include   Orion   (7-Day Film Challenge short film, produced by Second Star NYC),  The Angels of Mons  (March Forth Productions/Horsetrade at Theater Under St. Marks),  Ubu  - a twisted puppet show co-adapted from Jarry's  Ubu Roi ,  Playwriting is Easy  and  Strange Currencies .     www.EricCWebbDramaturg.com    

ERIC WEBB

Writer, "Orion"

Eric is the Director of Creative Development for Davenport Theatrical Enterprises and Literary Manager for March Forth Productions as well as a writer and freelance dramaturg. Previous writing credits include Orion (7-Day Film Challenge short film, produced by Second Star NYC), The Angels of Mons (March Forth Productions/Horsetrade at Theater Under St. Marks), Ubu - a twisted puppet show co-adapted from Jarry's Ubu RoiPlaywriting is Easy and Strange Currencies.  

www.EricCWebbDramaturg.com

 

 JONATHAN DIETZ   Composer, "Partners in Crime"   Singer, keyboard, bass, and guitar player, Jonathan Dietz represents Queens and Brooklyn. Influenced by old and new music alike, Jonathan Dietz writes pieces, beats, and songs that fuse many different genres including jazz, classical, hip hop, funk, pop, and dance.  Contact at  jonathan.dietz1990@gmail.com  for collaborations! 

JONATHAN DIETZ

Composer, "Partners in Crime"

Singer, keyboard, bass, and guitar player, Jonathan Dietz represents Queens and Brooklyn. Influenced by old and new music alike, Jonathan Dietz writes pieces, beats, and songs that fuse many different genres including jazz, classical, hip hop, funk, pop, and dance.

Contact at jonathan.dietz1990@gmail.com for collaborations! 

 KAREN HUIE   Writer, "Occult Classic"   Karen is an actor/writer/photographer/filmmaker/voiceover artist. She has done voice work in animation, videogames, audiobooks and group ADR on hundreds of films and television shows.  Her reel can be seen at  here !

KAREN HUIE

Writer, "Occult Classic"

Karen is an actor/writer/photographer/filmmaker/voiceover artist. She has done voice work in animation, videogames, audiobooks and group ADR on hundreds of films and television shows.

Her reel can be seen at here!

 KIM WONG   Tech Girl in "Working Title" Priscilla in "Occult Classic"   Kim Wong is a Shakespeare nerd, soul searcher, and secret ninja. She will soon appear in Second Star NYC’s upcoming web series,  Working   Title,  as Tech Girl. TV/Film credits include:  Blue Bloods  (CBS),  Deception  (NBC),  Monsters Inside Me  (Animal Planet) , Text Amy  (short film), and  Pirates vs. Ninjas  (short film). Kim has performed 16 of Shakespeare's plays in 25 different productions. Favorites include:  All's Well That Ends Well  (Triad Stage),  Much Ado About Nothing  (Barrington Stage),  Red Flamboyant  (Firebone Theatre),  Romeo and Juliet  (PSF),  Romeo and Juliet  (American Globe), and  South Pacific  (STONC). BFA: NYU.

KIM WONG

Tech Girl in "Working Title"
Priscilla in "Occult Classic"


Kim Wong is a Shakespeare nerd, soul searcher, and secret ninja. She will soon appear in Second Star NYC’s upcoming web series, Working Title, as Tech Girl. TV/Film credits include: Blue Bloods (CBS), Deception (NBC), Monsters Inside Me (Animal Planet), Text Amy (short film), and Pirates vs. Ninjas (short film). Kim has performed 16 of Shakespeare's plays in 25 different productions. Favorites include: All's Well That Ends Well (Triad Stage), Much Ado About Nothing (Barrington Stage), Red Flamboyant (Firebone Theatre), Romeo and Juliet (PSF), Romeo and Juliet (American Globe), and South Pacific (STONC). BFA: NYU.

 KRISTINA MUELLER   Jennifer and Jennlucifer, "Occult Classic" Bettina in "Working Title"   Kristina is an NYC based actress and producer, originally from Munich, Germany. She is a producer, writer, and star of  BE Bettina & Elaine . These days when she is not acting, Kristina is most likely eating dessert, watching Seinfeld, or trying to figure out how to snag tickets to Benedict Cumberbatch's Hamlet.   www.k-mueller.com . 

KRISTINA MUELLER

Jennifer and Jennlucifer, "Occult Classic"
Bettina in "Working Title"


Kristina is an NYC based actress and producer, originally from Munich, Germany. She is a producer, writer, and star of BE Bettina & Elaine. These days when she is not acting, Kristina is most likely eating dessert, watching Seinfeld, or trying to figure out how to snag tickets to Benedict Cumberbatch's Hamlet.

www.k-mueller.com

 LAURA ARCHER   Writer and Director, "Bag Lady"   Laura Archer (Director) is a Brooklyn based theater and film professional. Previous directing credits include:  The Ticket Seller  (Short Film),  BE Bettina & Elaine  (Web Series),  The Angels of Mons  (Stage),  Ro  meo & Juliet  (Stage),  Much Ado About Nothing (Stage). She is the founder of  March Forth Productions , a theatre and film production company in NYC. She is also an active member of Directors Discuss, and the Recording Secretary on the Women in the Arts & Media Coalition.   www.LauraArcher.net

LAURA ARCHER

Writer and Director, "Bag Lady"

Laura Archer (Director) is a Brooklyn based theater and film professional. Previous directing credits include: The Ticket Seller (Short Film), BE Bettina & Elaine (Web Series), The Angels of Mons (Stage), Romeo & Juliet (Stage), Much Ado About Nothing(Stage). She is the founder of March Forth Productions, a theatre and film production company in NYC. She is also an active member of Directors Discuss, and the Recording Secretary on the Women in the Arts & Media Coalition.

www.LauraArcher.net

 RYAN RIVARD   Director, "Working Title" Director, "Occult Classic"   Ryan is a filmmaker, editor, and producer originally from the Live Free or Die state. His most recent short film,  OkStupid , takes a comedic approach to the world of online dating. He's now in pre-production on expanding the project into a series. As the Associate Producer at Reel Works, Ryan manages Reel Works Productions, a production company that pairs youth filmmakers with professionals to create media for clients like Hasbro and American Express. He was the editor of   Bag Lady   ,  and director of  Occult Classic  for the  7-Day Film Challenge.    http://ryan-rivard.com

RYAN RIVARD

Director, "Working Title"
Director, "Occult Classic"


Ryan is a filmmaker, editor, and producer originally from the Live Free or Die state. His most recent short film, OkStupid, takes a comedic approach to the world of online dating. He's now in pre-production on expanding the project into a series. As the Associate Producer at Reel Works, Ryan manages Reel Works Productions, a production company that pairs youth filmmakers with professionals to create media for clients like Hasbro and American Express. He was the editor of Bag Lady, and director of Occult Classic for the 7-Day Film Challenge.

http://ryan-rivard.com

 STEPHEN O'DONNELL   Detective in "The One You Least Expect"   Stephen O’Donnell is an American film and stage actor. He worked on the inaugural 7 Day Film Challenge,   The One You Least Expect  . Stephen is adept at portraying characters that have been knocked unconscious.  Stephen will next appear in 2016 as bartender Caspar Gomez in WonderWheel Production’s  Halfway to Zen.    www.wonderwheelproductions.com

STEPHEN O'DONNELL

Detective in "The One You Least Expect"

Stephen O’Donnell is an American film and stage actor. He worked on the inaugural 7 Day Film Challenge, The One You Least Expect. Stephen is adept at portraying characters that have been knocked unconscious.  Stephen will next appear in 2016 as bartender Caspar Gomez in WonderWheel Production’s Halfway to Zen.

www.wonderwheelproductions.com

 XAVIER RODNEY    Kristoff Dixon in "Working Title" Director, "Working Title" David in "That Friend"   Xavier   received a BFA from SUNY Stony Brook University where he minored in Theatre and Digital Arts. He is the Artistic Director of Stories of Substance, which uses the arts to educate students about Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drugs. When not   writing, directing and producing   his own   web series,  Going Nowhere   , he can be found producing laughs with his Sketch Comedy Troupe, American Candy.  www.XavierRodney.com     

XAVIER RODNEY

Kristoff Dixon in "Working Title"
Director, "Working Title"
David in "That Friend"


Xavier
 received a BFA from SUNY Stony Brook University where he minored in Theatre and Digital Arts. He is the Artistic Director of Stories of Substance, which uses the arts to educate students about Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drugs. When not writing, directing and producing his own web series, Going Nowhere, he can be found producing laughs with his Sketch Comedy Troupe, American Candy. www.XavierRodney.com