A writer for film, television, and stage, Douglas Stark recently premiered "You Could Be Here Now" with Santa Monica Theater.  Last year, Stark's play "A Better You" premiered at the Hollywood Fringe Festival.  Currently finishing the fourth play in...
Cathy "CAT" Deobler has been acting and directing on many stages throughout Los Angeles and Ventura County. She is proud to have worked at the Moorpark Melodrama, Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, Granada Theatre, West Valley Playhouse, The Underground,...
Rain Story is a scholar, author, screenwriter, actor, and director living in Santa Monica. She graduated from University of Arkansas (Little Rock) and earned graduate studies at the University of New Mexico and University of Kentucky. She is an...
Cynthia Faith Arsenault is a psychologist by day and playwright by night. Having been a therapist for forty years, she has observed how people approach life dilemmas and the diverse voices they use to express their unique experiences. Playwriting as an...
Stacia Roybal graduated with her degree in Music Theatre from the University of Central Oklahoma. Since living in Los Angeles she has enjoyed all aspects of film making. She is involved in an international film Breathe Easy set to...
Katherine King is originally from the Washington, D.C. area where she worked as a bridal model and took part in the vibrant theater and music community, enjoying such roles as Mrs. Darling in Peter Pan and Miss Amelia in...

Chad Neace

  Mr. Neace is the Founder of Santa Monica Theatre (SMT) and looking forward to showcasing his art/talent to the community of Santa Monica.  Chad accredits his talents to his tenacity, public schooling teachers, and failures.  Born and resident of Cincinnati, OH until...
Brandon Cahela grew up in Tampa, Florida. He graduated from Florida State University in 2009 where he majored in Creative Writing and Film. His play 'Excursions' was published and performed in 2013 at Theatre Odyssey in Sarasota, FL. In September of 2013, Brandon...
Carlin Power is a writer from the creative writing program at UNC Chapel Hill, NC. He is thankful to Chad Neace and Santa Monica Theatre for creating such a cool venue!
Patrick Gilfillan is a screenwriter and director in Santa Monica. His film credits include LILA & EVE, starring Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez, which premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. He has written other motion picture scripts for...