KEILI LEFKOVITZ (Nadia), since moving from her home town of Kansas City, has worked in such films as Scrapbook, The King and Me , and Justice Under God and shot movies of the week for NBC and ABC along with appearances on shows such as Silk Stalkings and Maloney. Her LA stage debut was “Maggie” in Boy’s Life , for the Zoo Theatre.
And then there was bare , for which she won a Robbie Award for “Best Supporting Actress in a Musical” and was nominated for “Best Featured Artist” for the 2001 LADCC Awards. Keili is represented by Innovative Artists and is managed by Robert Kass Talent Mangagment.
Keili thanks her friends and teachers at the Beverly Hills Playhouse for the daily journey. But more than anything, Keili thanks her family for the love and support they give everyday and stresses that if they really loved her – they’d move.
WALLACE SMITH (Matt) is no stranger to the stage. Performing since the age of 5, Wallace has been a part of both Rock Theatre and the Santa Monica Civic Light Opera.
He has performed in many productions, including Nicholas Nickleby , A Raisin in the Sun, and Guys and Dolls. Wallace plans to pursue his acting career for 3 years, after which he will attend Oral Roberts University in pursuit of his life goal: preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ to all.
Wallace would like to thank his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ for standing by him in times of trouble, his family for all their support, his acting mentor Dr. Frank X. Ford, and his managers. Wallace has endeavored to live his life by Philippians 4:13, “For I can do all things through Christ who gives me the strength I need.”
Also, look for Wallace in the stage readings of ‘Seventeen’ an upcoming production hopefully headed to the big stage on broadway!
MARK EDGAR STEVENS (Priest) has toured nationally and internationally in the Broadway productions of Sunset Boulevard (Joe u/s) and A Chorus Line (Don).
Off-Broadway, he originated roles in Prom Queens Unchained and Steel Kiss , and was nominated for a MAC award for his cabaret Slumber Party.
Recent credits include Bill Sykes in Oliver (opposite Andrea McArdle), Stanley in A Streetcar Named Desire , and Laertes in Hamlet .
Since coming to LA, Mark has done a “whole bunch” of independent films that few people have seen, some “so-so” television, and a gaggle of voiceovers. He would like to thank ice cream for the impact it has had on his life.
STEPHANIE ANDERSEN (Sister Chantelle) has been performing since she was in elementary school as a member of her school choir, which traveled throughout Southern California. She and her schoolmates recorded a contemporary Christian music album entitled “All God’s Children”.
She received her B.A. in theatre at Cal State University, Northridge and has spent over ten years in children’s theatre as an Assistant Director as well as a performer in several CLO’s in Los Angeles, Orange County and at Disneyland.
Some of her favorite roles include Miss Hannigan (Annie), Narrator ( Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat), Mazeppa (Gypsy ), Crystal (Little Shop of Horrors ), and Aretha Thomas (Legends! ).
Stephanie would like to give special thanks to her husband, Jesse, for being her biggest fan and supporter!