Company Members

Company Members

Allison Lane

Lane Allison (SAG-AFTRA)  is an actor, producer, writer, director, who recently launched the Pilot of her new web series, After Pluto on YouTube. She has appeared on BET's Vindicated, the short films The Deserted with

Avila Christine

Christine Avila is an award-winning actress. Her credits include ZOOT SUIT (original cast), MERCHANT OF VENICE (LAWS), COYOTE CYCLE (Padua Hills), AGAMEMNON (Olympics Arts Festival; Stephen Berkoff, Director). Christine is

Bruno Emma

Emma Bruno was born in southern California and raised on a steady appetite of good TV and movies. Since she was little, she recalls watching all the greats, from “The

Burck Sandra Kate

Sandra Kate Burck spent her formative years growing up on the Big Island of Hawaii as a member of the the Aloha Performing Arts Company. She is overjoyed to now

Cappiello Christopher

Christopher Cappiello is an actor and director who joined Open Fist in November 2015. Recent work includes playing Sidney Bruhl in the Sierra Madre Playhouse’s acclaimed  production of Deathtrap. Prior

David Gironda, Jr.

The internet’s best kept secret. David Gironda, Jr. is what happens when you combine computers, music, and dice rolls. This ex-Apple Genius, ex-touring musician, ex- … actually, he still plays

Demson Martha

Martha Demson (Artistic Director) believes passionately in the voice and role of theatre in our communities. Highlights of her award-winning career with the Open Fist Theatre include: As a producer:

Hall Art

Art Hall’s high school production of “It’s a Wonderful Life” introduced him to thrill of live theatre. He went on to appear in nearly every production at Chesapeake High until

James Laura

Laura James Recently, Landscape (Pinter), Walking to Buchenwald, Open Fist Theatre. Films: Raging Bull, Losin’ It (w.Tom Cruise), TV: C.S.I., And the Band Played On, General Hospital, Y&R, The Bold

Klidonas Caroline

Caroline Klidonas is an actor, writer, spoken word artist, and content creator. Her TV credits include the Showtime pilot Queen Fur and Oxygen’s A Lie to Die For. Most recently, she’s been sharing sketch comedy

Kline Carol

Carol Kline started in regional theatre at PCPA/Solvang Theatrefest and by the 90’s was awarded the "Distinguished Artist Award of the Los Angeles Music Center" for her work at the

Maddalena Dylan

Dylan Maddalena Dylan has been acting on stage most of his life. Mostly west-coast born and bred, theater has taken him from Alaska to Washington state to Oregon, California, New

Mastain Schuyler Scott

Schuyler Scott Mastain After graduating from the UNC Chapel Hill MFA in Acting program in 2017, Schuyler returned to LA to act, write, and direct. Since then, he produced two

Menzies Roderick

Roderick Menzies is an actor, director, producer, and a coach, who became a member of OFTC in 2016. OFTC: The Gary Plays (DaddyO); ANW: Oedipus (Creon); EST/LA: House of the Rising

Munroe Jan

Jan Munroe’s first show with Open Fist was 2010’s GOOD WOMAN OF SETZUAN directed by Charlie Otte. Several years later he played a vampire in MAD FOREST, the last piece

Paige Jason

Jason Paige shared the stage singing with with Michael Jackson, Ray Charles, Liza Minelli, Whitney Houston, Oleta Adams, Enrique Iglesias among others and was lead singer for Blood Sweat & Tears.

Porter Katie May

Katie May Porter is an actor who doesn’t discriminate between left-brain and right-brain. Past onstage performances include A Piece of My Heart (LeeAnn), Weapons (Ellen), Sexual Perversity In Chicago (Deb), R.A.W. ‘Cause I’m A Woman (#3), Home (Michelle), Relax (Woman 1), Can You

Richardson Laura

Laura Richardson is an actor, writer and producer. As an actor, Laura’s recent film credits include, Troubled Child, Decomposed, Good-bye, Simon, Give up the Ghost, Go North, and Shattered Illusions.

Robbins Beth

Beth Robbins is an Actress and Writer.  MFA from UCI.  Improv with Viola Spolin, The Groundlings and Stephen Book. Acting roles include: Karen (Everything is Enough), Estelle (Drive), Eleanor (Rock

Roberts Scott

Scott Roberts is an actor and writer, and a new member of The Open Fist and a lifetime member of The Actors Studio. Some notable NY work includes Hurlyburly (Maddox

Scarpone Judith

Judith Scarpone has been in BROADWAY: “THE TWILIGHT OF THE GOLDS" (BOOTH THEATRE).....over 150 productions OFF-B'WAY and REGIONALLY: The Kennedy Center, The Hartman, Pasadena Playhouse, The Paramount, Walnut Street, Marines

Schofield Barbara

Barbara Schofield Performance/Production Credits include: Open Fist Directing: LA Premieres - Sophie Treadwell’s Machinal and Tom Stoppard’s Rock ‘n’ Roll. Stage Door (LA Weekly Nom. For Best Director, Best Ensemble),

Weier Amanda

Amanda Weier is an actor, writer, director & long-time member of The Open Fist.  She studied Theatre & Creative Writing for the Media at Northwestern, where she was awarded a

Wells Alex

Alex Wells appeared for the first time with The Open Fist Theatre Company in the Rorschach Festival: THIS IS CHAIR and HERE WE GO by Caryl Churchill.  Other theatre credits