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,...
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...
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!

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...
Tamir Mostafa is a filmmaker, playwright and lover of all things comedy. His comedic short "We Want Some" is currently touring the film festival circuit. He has an MFA in Dramatic writing from California State University, Los Angeles and...
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...
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...
Steven has written several short films, including the screenplay for "Bohemian Spirit", which won "Outstanding Screen Story" at the 2016 Zed Fest Film Festival. His full length theatre play "Justice Towers" was published by Roister Doister Publishing in April...
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...