Gonzalo is ecstatic to be a part of this production. Born in Argentina he migrated to the United States at a young age. Although he spoke no English at the time he convinced his teacher to let him be in the elementary school production of “The Lion King” years later his passion still burns and has been working consistently and diligently since. Recent film credits showcase a broad range extending from comedy to dark drama. Escalation, Such a Funny Life, However Much I Booze, Second Chance. The Run Down. Theater credits: “Pick Your Poison: A night of staged readings” with the Pearl Theatre Company, Much Ado About Nothing (Benedick), “Why You Beastin?” (Carlos) Julian & Romero (Romero), Elsinore County (Hamlet), Fractured, A Flea in Her Ear, The Letter, Baggage Claim and many others.
Jesse Ray Sheps
Young David Gutierrez
The role of the 9-Year old David will be played by nine year old actor Jesse Ray Sheps. Jesse Ray has built quite a resume for a young actor. He has been featured in several films, including taking on the role of Tony in the movie Hard Sell where he will be appearing opposition Kristen Chenoweth and Katrina Bowden (currently in post-production), appeared in many television programs and commercials and is most recently playing a series regular on Nickelodeon’s hit show Zack and Quack. He is currently also set to film a new mini-series called XXistence, playing the role of Xavier. Jesse Ray began his career at the age of 5 as an international model working on campaigns for H&M, Humira Pharmaceutical, Sherwin Williams and Motts Apple Sauce. Jesse Ray has a strong creative side as well- he is currently working on creating his own animation series. He is represented exclusively by CESD for all film and theatrical work.
Tom Ashton is a NYC-based actor/musician. Starred in and produced the award-winning indie feature film, Saturnalia, for which he wrote and performed original songs. Recent films: Sam; Maybe There’s A Tree. NYC stage: Yellowface; Avarice. Film scores: Awake; Little Buddies; Eggs. TV/film music: Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star; View From The Top; My Boss’s Daughter; Tru Calling; Roswell. Former lead singer/songwriter of Early Edison (Sony Music). His screenplay, Secondary Benefits, is in development with Cinekinofilms. Studies acting with Karen Giordano/Urban Angels.
Nastasha Strang is on her way to becoming an indie film starlet as she is ranked in the top 1% of actors on IMDB. Some of her most recent films include “Road to Jericho”, “Conspiracy X”, “Nags Head”, “Troy from Brooklyn”, and “Apolutrosis”. She is now attached to the upcoming feature film, “Alabama”, to be filmed in 2015. Her favorite role was portraying the infamous comedic genius, Gracie Allen, in “George and Gracie: A Love Story”, while her most risqué role was the voiceover of Mystic Gentleman’s Club commercial. When not performing, Nastasha finds herself writing and producing. She is currently producing the narrative film, “And There Was Light”. The story is of an east African village getting electricity for the first time and how it affects one little girl’s life.
Jacques Point Du Jour
Jacques Point Du Jour is a New York based actor from Elizabeth, New Jersey. He has been acting since elementary school and was involved in small plays. He also was trained in programs dedicated to improve performance in various fields. Jacques has worked on commercials such as Macy’s, Converse, Red Bull, and Macallon. He has also worked on shows such as Blue Bloods, Law and Order SVU, and soon to be out, Power, produced by 50 Cent. Jacques has several short films and web series he has been in. For example, “100 Meters” which has won film competitions, “Jake Does Stuff”, “Ice Prince”, “Natty Hair Chronicles”, “The Pledge” and many others.