CAST & CREW
Chance Muehleck (writer/producer) is a writer, filmmaker, and theatre artist based in Los Angeles. He’s a two-time semifinalist at the Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition and a finalist for the Warner Brothers Television Writers Workshop. He’s also co-founder of The Nerve Tank, an acclaimed independent theatre company that develops new work. His plays have been commissioned and produced by Primary Stages, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Dixon Place, and La MaMa ETC. Chance wrote and directed the award-winning short films Sponge and Advent. He’s currently creating story content for a gaming app based on his original pitch. If you ask him about his cats, you might get more than you bargained for.
Melanie S. Armer (director/producer) specializes in ensemble-driven work and immersive, large-scale events. Melanie is a co-artistic director of New Circle Theatre Company and the founding Artistic Director of The Nerve Tank. She assisted Leonard Foglia on the Broadway revival of Wait Until Dark. Work with other NYC theater companies includes The Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Women's Project & Productions, New Georges, Theater for the New City, and the NYC Fringe Festival. For the LIU graduate program she adapted and staged Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, and for their undergraduate program she directed Alfred Jarry’s Ubu Roi. She’s a proud Alumnus of Lincoln Center Directors Lab 2006 and Directors Lab West 2018.
Kevin Dippold (sound designer/engineer) is a songwriter, producer and composer who has worked with some of the largest names in the industry including The Smashing Pumpkins, Ziggy Marley, Jessica Simpson, and Linda Perry. Kevin has also worked on a number of feature films, documentaries and TV shows as a composer and mixer. Kevin won a Hollywood Music in Media Award in 2013, and in 2009 he won a CAS Award for his mixing work on The Smashing Pumpkins film If All Goes Wrong. Kevin has worked on many other projects for the Smashing Pumpkins including mixes of their 20th anniversary tour shows and mostly recently their 2012 album “Oceania.” He was a touring member of Billy Corgan's band Spirits in the Sky.
Yvonne Jung (Lorien/co-producer) Best known for playing the quirky paramedic Holly Levine on NBC’s “Third Watch.” Yvonne recently helmed the cast of the award-winning film Stuff. She studied to be professional ballerina in Europe and spent over 16 years doing TV and theater in NYC and LA. TV credits include: “Criminal Minds,” “ER,” “The Sopranos,” and “Law & Order.” Theater credits include: Darlene in Balm in Gilead, L’il Bit in How I Learned to Drive, and Sabina in SAFE. Yvonne also works frequently doing voiceovers.
Anthony Ruivivar (Derrick/co-producer) is best known for his portrayal of FDNY paramedic Carlos Nieto in the award-winning TV series “Third Watch,” Alex Longshadow in “Banshee,” Hank Lucero in “Southland,” Richard Ramirez in “American Horror Story” and is Batman/Bruce Wayne in “Beware the Batman” for CN. Some of his film credits include Adjustment Bureau with Matt Damon and Emily Blunt, Tropic Thunder with Ben Stiller, Jack Black and Robert Downey Jr., and Starship Troopers directed by Paul Verhoeven. He is currently on Netflix mega-hit show “The Haunting of Hill House.” Anthony is also a published playwright. His play SAFE has had productions in NY, Chicago, London, Sydney and Los Angeles. Anthony is the founder of the artist collective Six01 Studio along with Yvonne Jung and Maura Tierney.
Jon Bailey (Otto) Best known as Epic Voice Guy, Jon Bailey is a professional voice actor in trailers, promos, commercials, anime, games, toys, ADR & animation as well as a social media content creator. Notable roles include Transformers, XCOM, Dishonored, Halo Wars, Elder Scrolls Online, Mega Man 11, Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite, Street Fighter IV, Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth, WWE 2K19, and three-time Emmy-nominated Honest Trailers.
Donna Simone Johnson (Stephanie) currently voices Sandro on the Netflix animated series “Super Drags” and is in the cast of PANG!, a triptych of live radio plays that has toured the country and will be launched as a podcast in June. In addition to voicing and appearing in a host of national commercials, selected TV credits include “I Am the Night” (TNT), “9-1-1” (FOX), “Teachers” (NBC), “The Inspectors” (CBS), “Agent X” (TNT), “The BRKDWN” (Tvone). She is a NAACP Theater Award Winner (2018, Best Lead Actress) and holds a MFA in Acting from CalArts. www.donnasimonejohnson.com
Wendy Johnson (Kim) is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She wrote and starred in Concealing Judy Holliday, which was recently published by Steele Spring Stage Rights. Other theatre credits include: Small Craft Warnings at Evidence Room (nomination, Best Supporting Actress, LA Weekly), Sideways Stories at the Wayside School at South Coast Repertory, and They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? at Greenway Court Theatre (Best Production and Ensemble Awards, LA Weekly). Film and TV credits include: No Ordinary Hero: The Superdeafy Movie, Break a Leg, “Englishman In LA,” “Strong Medicine,” “Providence,” “Mental,” and “The New Adventures of Old Christine.”
Gary Lamb (Bruce) is a classically trained actor, singer/songwriter, director and playwright. As a voiceover artist his work includes dubbing Columbian novellas and voices on several animated series. His most recent Shakespeare performances include: Iago, Benedick, Petruchio, and summer of 2019 Macbeth. Gary will be out on tour with Evita as Juan Peron January-March 2019. On TV he’s been seen on “General Hospital” and “Unusual Suspects,” to name a few. Films he’s directed include: The Box (over 5 million views), Roommate Rules, and The Bug. Also, look for Gary’s album G.B. Lamb Beyond Repair at www.GBLambMusic.com. Available on iTunes, CDBaby and Amazon.
Susan Louise O'Connor (Amy) has appeared on Broadway and in the National Tour of Blithe Spirit with Angela Lansbury. She has guest starred on: "Law & Order: SVU & CI," "Orange is the New Black," "SOLVE,” and is a series regular on the upcoming pilot “Tithes.” Susan co-created and stars in the web series "Lucy Knows Love" and "Infinity and Betsy" and has done over twenty world premiere theatrical productions Off-Broadway and in theaters across the country. She studied improvisation at The Groundlings and UCB and has just completed an all-improv feature film that she can’t wait to share with you. www.susanlouiseoconnor.com
Rachel Rath (Leah) voices random people and entities. Recently she played Flann O'Brien's sexy bicycle in the IMRO Radio Awards nominated radio play "Bones of Contention." She works ADR-ing where her specialty is European voices. She loves performance capture and has coached on VR projects. Dreamland is her second fictional podcast series this year. She has been desperate to work with Chance and Melanie since meeting Chance at the Reykjavík Int’l Film Festival. www.littlemissvoiceover.com
Robin Reed (Rebecca) has worked as a voice artist and director in New York and Los Angeles since 2001. She has voiced hundreds of commercials, promos, and cartoons. Select credits: GE, Campbell’s Soup, Lifetime, HGTV, Oxygen, "Talking Tom and Friends" (Google/Arx Anima), "WordGirl" (Scholastic/PBS Kids), "The Croods" (DreamWorks). She is also the voice of a novelty remote control that may or may not still be sold in a Spencer's Gifts at a mall near you. Robin has directed VO and on-camera talent for Freeform, Sony, and Yahoo, and lives in LA with her dog, Peter.
Salli Saffioti (Hollis) is from New York where she began acting on stage in her teens and continued performing in indie films and eventually made her way out to Los Angeles where she added TV and voiceover to her bag of tricks. Trained in London and New York City, Salli has performed in over 50 pieces of theatre as well as appeared in many films and TV shows. She has voiced hundreds of characters in animation, video games, commercials, promos, and trailers.
Brandon Alan Smith (Carl) is a classically trained actor, holding a BFA in Acting from The University of the Arts. A member of SAG-AFTRA and AEA, Brandon has film, television, and theatre credits in New York and Los Angeles; Dreamland will be his first podcast! Beyond performing, Brandon is a devoted partner and father, dog owner, carpenter, drummer, outdoor enthusiast, and martial artist. A highly experienced stage combatant, he also moonlights as a professional stunt performer, having worked on such shows as "The Blacklist," "Gotham," "Person of Interest,” "Law and Order: SVU," "Forever," “GONE,” and "Elementary."
Max E. Williams (Rod) A citizen of both Canada and the US, Max is an actor/writer/director who’s been seen on IFC as the lead, Gunter Vogler, in Alan Spencer's “Bullet in the Face.” Guest starring roles include “Castle,” “NCIS,” “Rizzoli & Isles,” “Angie Tribeca,” “General Hospital,” and “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” among others. 2018 included a featured role on CBC’s “The Detectives,” a multiple-award winning Best Actor performance as The Monster in the film-festival darling For Old Times Sake, as well as a recurring role on ABC’s “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” His theatre and film roles have been celebrated in publications including The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, The LA Times, Backstage West, and LA Weekly.
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