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Chris is degreed in Music, with a minor in Literature, and is a former news director/radio DJ, choral director, vocal coach, speech writer, author, musician and MC during the 70's/80's in south eastern/central USA. Repositioning as a V.P. shareholder of a headhunter/exeutive recruiting firm in the Oklahoma/Texas market areas, he transitioned in 1984 as a publicist and artist producer, handling press relations and large venue performance schedules for various well-known rock, pop, country and entertainment groups.
Chris is also au courant in the field of audio technology and multitrack recordings, and is presently available as a voice-over actor, back-up recording artist, Foley or sound FX artist. He is currently working on a Master’s in Creative Writing, is owner/founder of The Show Report, serves as an active judge (7 yrs.) for National Youth Arts in Southern California and is a regular participant in judging local arts festivals, vocal competitions and exhibitions.
Other pursuits: formerly a horseman and rodeo trick rider, he also excels in advanced dog training and AKC handling.
- mbr LA Press Club, OC Press Club, Natl. Writer's Union and other news orgs.
David Šášik – Reporter/Reviewer
In 2009, David became a viral hit in Black Veil Bride’s premiere music video, “Knives and Pens.” This music video earned over 130 million hits and David developed a fan base that continues to this day, and helped inspire his passion to pursue a career in film and television. His first acting studio experience was with Constance Tillotson where he studied scene technique as well as writing. One of the most formative times spent in an acting studio came later, however, when David studied improv, scene-work, and TV/Film acting with Patrick Day at Young Actors Space in Van Nuys.
Attending the University of California, Irvine, he double majored in Musical Theatre and Mathematics, and in 2018 graduated with honors with a BFA in Musical Theatre and a BS in Mathematics.
Also an accomplished musician, director and writer, he has performed in award-winning musical theatre productions throughout Southern California, such as San Diego Musical Theatre (“She Loves Me”), Laguna Playhouse (“Mamma Mia,” “Hairspray,” “All Shook Up”), Chance Theater (“Dogfight,” “The Little Mermaid”), Candlelight Pavilion (“Bonnie & Clyde”) and many others, receiving rave reviews for exemplary, professional performances. A full resume may be found at www.davidsasik.com
David is also a proud member of SAG & Actors' Equity Association.
Kristen Daniels – Publicity/ Web Designer
Kristen Daniels is a professional actor based in Orange County and Los Angeles. She recently can be seen in the short films “Federal Approved Parent” (2020) and "Game Night" (2020), and is in the works for two other short films slated to film this fall.
Kristen graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a major in Drama and Honors in Musical Theatre. She also has a minor in Psychology and Social Behavior and graduated with Academic Honors. While at UCI, she went on the renowned New York Satellite Program to study musical theater. She also became an active member of the Arts Ambassadors and the community outreach program, Creative Connections. There, she worked as a director/acting teacher in schools that do not have the resources for education in the arts.
Since graduating from college, Kristen has performed in professional musical theatre productions in Northern California, Orange County, and Los Angeles. She is a professional musical theatre actress, and additionally has worked in film ("Game Night" and "Federal Approved Parent"), clowning, puppetry, and straight-plays. Kristen also works for the Actor's Studio of Orange County as the studio administrator. Some of her favorite musical theatre credits include working regionally at the Laguna Playhouse (“Hairspray,” “Mamma Mia”), Sierra Repertory Theatre (“A Chorus Line”), Morgan-Wixson (“She Loves Me”) and Candlelight Pavilion (“The Perfect Christmas”). www.kristen-daniels.com/
Kristen is an honored member of the Equity Membership Candidacy (EMC) program.