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CAST & CREW

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Khye Owens is a traveling actor/artist/singer who's performed on both college and Off-Off Broadway stages. Recent credits include: Mr. Grayson in The Stranger (Manhattan Repertory Theater), Public Speaker/Astronaut/Doctor in Middletown (Queens College), and Oberon in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (University of South Carolina). Khye would like to thank God and his family.

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Duke Williams was born and raised on Long Island. He attended Buffalo State University where he received a Bachelors in Economics & Finance with a minor in Theater Arts. Some theater credits include: Romeo & Juliet (Romeo), The Brothers Size (Elegba). Film: The Dirty Kind (Raymond Caine), Santa Maria (Emmet), Pillow Talk (Marcus) currently on BET +. Duke would like to thank his family for the continued support.

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Stephanie Kirnon is a proud Brooklynite who has always had a passion for the arts. She attended BMCC majoring in Theatre and currently takes courses at the Barrow Group. She hopes to incorporate her singing and songwriting skills with her love for acting on Broadway one day. She is also actively pursuing a career in professional voice over acting.

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Chris Raglin, a native of Dayton Ohio, has lived in New York the past 11 years working on the craft and learning about the business side of acting. He has appeared in numerous plays and several short films. Recent Credits include a One-Act play: Scenes from a Marriage, which was performed at the Strawberry Short Play festival.

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Justin K. Winley is an actor and writer from Harlem, NY. Winley graduated from LaGuardia Art’s Drama Department, and recently received his BA in Film and Screen Studies from Pace University. He is the producer and cohost of two podcasts and, since 2018, has served as Chief Operating Officer of multimedia production studio M. StageScene Communications. He gives thanks to God, his parents, and his enthusiastic support system of friends.

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Tony-Ann Nelson is a Jamaican Native who is always ready to embody roles that challenge, as well as inspire. A graduate of LaGuardia Community College, she built her acting foundation performing Shakespeare. Now turning her sights to the camera, she strives to gain more roles in TV and film. Recent work includes: Echoes In Silence, winner of Best Thriller Short at the 2019 Los Angeles Film Awards.

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Travis Whitaker made his stage debut in 2010. Previous Credits Include: Sassy Mammas, A Soldiers Play, A Raisin in the Sun, Black Nativity, and Never, Never Stop Dreaming. Travis has booked his first feature film in 2019 and aspires to motivate young people while honing and perfecting his craft. 

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Valerie Alexander has performed in many plays including MAAFA and Black Panther Women. Valerie has also appeared in several independent films and commercials, and has performed sketch comedy.  Her latest work was a play near and dear to her heart entitled Honorable Distinction. Valerie is grateful to be able to live out her dream and looks forward to what lies ahead. 

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Clovis Kabongo is a playwright and founding member of Black Petal Theatre Group. Clovis strives to produce evocative stories that dwell in the darker sphere of humanism. His previous credits include writing and directing his Off-Off-Broadway productions of Murder on ____ Street, Uilbheist, The Stranger, and more... He is currently working on his next production The Beach. 

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Wade Phelps has been in Audio, Video, and Graphic design for 20+ years working with theaters, musicians, models. He has worked with Tommy Hillfiger, Mary Mary, Donnie McClurkin, and many others. He is also a Volunteer teacher for St John’s University, and in his free time operates an online church media store.

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Aiyanna Tumulac is a Brooklyn native who has been doing theatre no longer than eight years. She started out volunteering at church, which has opened many doors. Her interests are in lighting design, sound, carpentry, and stage managing. She recently graduated from the New York City College of Technology where she obtained her BA in Entertainment Technology. 

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Born and raised in San Antonio Texas, Alexis Estrada moved to NYC at eighteen to pursue a career in acting at BMCC where she had the opportunity to be in three main stage productions and nominated for awards at the Kennedy Center Theater Festival. She obtained an Associates degree in Theatre. She thanks her family and friends for their continued love and support!