So. Cal Cast
Charlie Farrell (Bodhi) has made frequent appearances on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." Currently starring in Terminator Too Judgment Play. He is a native of Chicago where he graduated from the Second City Conservatory and was a member of The Barrel of Monkeys and Serendipity Theater Companies. His film credits include the award-winning feature, "Miss Ohio" and the short film, "The Gift Wrapper" - which won dozens of awards in festivals around the world. Since 2007 he played virtually every male role (and some female roles) in "Point Break Live." He is currently a member of the Tin Pan Radio Theatre improv group and performs all over Los Angeles. He is also starring in a web series (shocker) entitled "Chambers and Friends." Follow Charlie on twitter @farrellcharlie
Joya Mia Italiano (Cue Card Girl) is one of the few non-hipster AND non-lesbian graduates of Sarah Lawrence College, if you can believe it. While a student, Joya studied theater, comedy, and went abroad to study commedia dell’arte in Arezzo, Italy. Since graduating in 2009, she has appeared in numerous NYC productions, most recently as John Connor in the original cast of Terminator Too: Judgement Play. She is also a member of the NYC-based sketch group, STuFF Comedy. Most importantly, she is delighted to keep the party going with T-Too and PBL, a childhood fantasy that will forever go unmatched. www.joyamiaitaliano.com
Tom Fugedi (Pappas) native Michigander, started his acting career in theater and music in the suburbs of Detriot. The son of a child a T.V star, Tom moved to Los Angeles in 1998 where he started his career in commercials. His credits include advertisements for McDonalds, Sears, Mountain Dew, and many others. After a long stint with trying to be a rock star and after ten years recording, "Jodoh" will be on I tunes soon as a signed band. Folly films has always been a backbone for Toms break into independent movies. After many films Tom is "The Colonel" in the film "Lost On Purpose" starring Jane Kaczmarek and featuring C.Thomas Howell. He just finished filming indie film "Boom" where he starred and co produced with Mike Lawson. Catch him as Carl Hoffer in the gripping show "I almost got away with it" on the discovery channel. Tom has resided in Venice Beach for many years.
Thomas Blake (Roach) is a real life surfer from Wrightsville Beach, NC. He has been with PBL! since 2007 (with a little break in between) as not only Roach but also directing and producing the show. He started acting on stage at an early age in NC. He studied at HB Studios in NYC. Favorite stage credits include, Andy Warhol in “Andy and Edie”, Ichabod Crane in “Sleepy Hollow”. TV- “Medium”, “Off The Map”“Numbers”, “NCIS”, “Rockville”, Dawson’s Creek”,”The Worst Generation”. Film- Cabin Fever 2, The Passing, Creating Discourse and many more he hopes you never see. He also directs and writes things(Terminator Too Judgment Play come see it!) and is the proud owner of “On the Fly Productions”. He would like to thank his friends, family, and the wonderful cast and crew of PBL! (AKA the Federales) for making his job so fun. www.thomasblakejr.com
Amber Hubert (Katheryn Bigelow) has been with the Point Break Live cast for a solid decade, playing all the female roles at various points in time. Her film credits include We Go Way Back, awarded “Best Narrative Feature” at the Slamdance Film Festival and Hannah Montana: The Movie. Television and web series credits include All My Children, The Meant to Be’s, Hole Busters and her own creation Pillow Fight Club. Amber is a freelance writer whose work can be seen on Salon.com, DAMEmagazine.com and XoJane.com. She is also a romance novelist writing under the pen name Ruby Nadine. Follow @amberhubert on Twitter!
Erika Zabella (Tyler) Native to the emerald city of Seattle, Erika studied musical theatre in NYC and continued chasing it around the country. Once she found herself cancan-ing in Alaska and almost never left. Instead of staying she ended up back in Seattle chasing more musicals. At some point she wound up in "Burlesco DiVino: Wine in Rome", her first burlesque show, that just so happens to run every October in Seattle. After she moved down to LA in under a year she landed a small bit on Comedy Central's "Drunk History" and pretended to know how to surf well enough to end up in Point Break Live! (She owes many thanks to Joya Mia Italiano for both of these things!) She plans to actually learn to surf in the near future.
David Simon(Agent Harp) Currently starring in Terminator Too Judgment Play, he also appeared in theaters on the East Coast, with the Gold Dust Orphans, and toured with Shakespeare Now! before making the leap to L.A. David studied acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse and Brandeis and fronted the 90's rock band The Front. He has devoted his life to embarrassing his beautiful wife Debra and son Boa who is an award-winning cinematographer. Since arriving in L.A. David has worked in independent films, commercials, and Point Break Live! and Terminator Too.
John Moeslien (Grommet) Pittsburg native who didn’t know that he wanted to be an actor until stumbling upon an audition for Point Break Live! on Craigslist the first week that he moved to SF back in 2009. After he got the ‘bug” John attend SF School of Film and upon graduation moved to Los Angeles where he now resides. In his short new acting career John has already managed to land multiple national commercials, and has had parts in over 20 films. He is super stoked to still be riding the wave that changed his life back in 09.
Luke Royer (Grommet/Roach u/s) is very happy to be here in Los Angeles with you all tonight. Luke has a degree in Philosophy and hard knocks. Just kidding. He doesn't always knock really hard. Luke just said hard in his bio. Luke trained in hard acting and hard improvisation. Thank you for coming to the show!!