PHILIP LIGHTSTONE (Lucas/Jason Understudy) is very proud to have been a part of bare from the beginning.
He has appeared on stage in the national tour of Fame: The Musical, A Few Good Men (a Broadway benefit for DRA), the world premiere of Disney’s Mulan at the Hollywood Bowl, and with the CDT’s Festival Ballet.
You can see Philip in Mandy Moore’s music video “I Wanna Be With You” from the movie “Center Stage”, and in the upcoming film “Arnie”.
Philip would like to thank Damon, Eric, Jon, and Debbie for their years of work on this amazing project, and his family and friends for their love and support.
CHARITY HILL (Tanya) started her stage career at age 10 with the world renowned Children’s Theatre Company. Having done seven consecutive seasons (over 4200 performances) of more than 30 different productions at the Guthrie, Ordway, Penumbra, Child’s Play, Children’s and Mixed Blood Theatres before the age of eighteen, she is a veteran of musical theatre.
Her performances encompass everything from “Macavity” in Cats to Jean Genee’s six-hou epic The Screens .
She began her television career with over ten commercials under her belt while also performing with Prince, MC Hammer, and LL Cool J. Since then she has appeared on numerous television programs, including: “The Jamie Foxx Show”, “The Steve Harvey Show”, “Martial Law”, “Sister Sister”, and “Power Rangers”. Upcoming feature credits include “2020: The History of Our Future”, “The Breaks”, and “Lucky 13”.
JENNIE KWAN (Diane / Ivy understudy) is a Southern Californian known to most as “Samantha Woo” on NBC’s sit-com “California Dreams”.
Prior to that, she played the lead fole of “Kim” in the first national touring company of Miss Saigon. Jennie’s musical careers bega at age 11 with the performing group Kids of the Century. Currently, Jennie is involved in an all-girl pop/rock group called Zoom which recently traveled to Japan to promote their new album, “Zoom”.
In addition to her music career, Jenni also performs in Faces of America, a one-person stage show that travels the nation to promote diversity and multiculturalism through the eyes of generation Y2K.
Additional credits include “The Nanny”, “Maloney”, “Beverly Hills 90210” and “Family Matters”. She has appeared in the feature film “Trojan War” and in Oliver Stone’s mini-series “Wild Palms”.
REED PRESCOTT(Jake/Matt Understudy
Recent Credits: “The Sound of Music” (Rolf) for Downey Civic Light Opera, “Camelot” (Mordred) for Cabrillo Music Theatre, “Meet Me in St. Louis” (John Truitt) for the Glendale Centre Theatre, “Little Shop of Horrors” (The Dentist) for the East West Players, “The Secret Garden” (Lt. Shaw) for CLOSBC, and “Deathtrap” (Clifford Anderson) at the Knightsbridge.
Reed had the opportunity to be directed by Francis Ford Coppola in “Gidget – a Rock and Roll Musical,” as well as replacing Chad Allen in “*change at Babylon” at the Tiffany Theatre.
Other credits include “Advice From a Caterpillar” (Brat), “Summer and Smoke (John Buchanan), “Sweeney Todd,” “Grease,” and “Joseph…Dreamcoat.” Reed’s new single “The Reluctant Soldier” can be heard on singer/songwriter Steve Schalchlin’s new CD “Beyond The Light” . He can also be heard on the “South Park” Christmas CD and while you wait in line for “Men in Black: The Ride” at Universal Studios Florida.
Film credits include “Cyberdorm” (Troy, a psychotic divinity student), “The Hunted (Lance, a serial killer), and “The Virgin Larry” (Nude Model) directed by Damion Dietz and is currently playing across the country at numerous film festivals.
On TV, Reed has appeared as a series regular on “The Gender Gap,” and in commercials for SONY, Washington Mutual, and United Way.