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...
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...
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...
Alyssa Bellia is a storyteller who seeks to engage and inspire a diverse audience. She is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University’s Film School and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Screenwriting. She has written an adaptation of the...
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...
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!

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  personal success/failures.  A resident of Cincinnati, OH until...
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...

Dicle Ozcer

Dicle Ozcer (Deej-lay) was born and raised in Ankara, Turkey. She moved to Los Angeles to fulfill her dream of becoming an actress and got her BFA Degree in Acting from American Musical and Dramatic Academy. From immersive theatre...

Stepy Kamei

This is Stepy Kamei's first time doing Standup and she is STOKED. Don't worry, she's no stranger to the stage, so you're not dealing with a total performance virgin -- she was recently seen at SMT's September Short Play...