J. Bailey Burcham (A Crumbling Vice, Fall & Rise) – Meet J. Bailey Burcham, a recent transplant from Kansas, Associate Artistic Director and the newest member of the Studio C tribe, who is honored to be on his fourth Studio C production – this time directing. After receiving his second degree in Theatre two years ago (AA and BFA), he and his wife made the leap to Los Angeles. Bailey works steadily as an actor and director and wishfully as a rapper (2 albums available on SoundCloud). LA Theatre Credits include: Forks in the Road (New Musicals Inc.), Outspoken (Studio C Artists), Fa La La La (Studio C Artists – director), Damn Yankees at Cabrillo Theatre, and most recently Campfire Stories (Studio C Artists – director), which was also written by his wife, Rachel. Regional Theatre Credits: Billy Elliot as Big Davey, South Pacific as Luther Billis, (Papermill Playhouse), West Side Story as Krupke (MTWichita). He’d like to thank his boys at Studio C for allowing him to play in their space, BBL and JWW and the actors of LADC for inspiring him every week, his wife for inspiring him every day, and also this cast for putting up a great show. J. Bailey Burcham. Broadway World: http://www.broadwayworld.com/people/J.-Bailey-Burcham/; Backstage: https://www.backstage.com/jbaileyburcham/
John Ross Clark (A Better You, Claire and Peggy) – John is thrilled to return to Studio C after directing for IN THE BEDROOM in the inaugural Studio C “room” series production. This long time L.A. actor/director has appeared on stages throughout the Southland, including the Unknown Artists, the Laguna Playhouse, the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble, Son of Semele Ensemble, Santa Monica Rep, Kingsmen Shakespeare, The Road, Little Fish Theatre Company, The Elephant Theatre, Theatre at Boston Court, Company of Angels, and The Open Fist. Currently, John is appearing as Hucklebee in Crown City Theatre’s production of THE FANTASTICKS. Favorite roles include Herr Schultz in CABARET, Robert in PROOF, Dr. Rice in MOLLY SWEENEY, Thomas Foran in THE CHICAGO CONSPIRACY TRIAL, Johnny in FRANKIE & JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE, Joshua in LYDIE BREEZE, and the Professor in OLEANNA. John holds a Masters in Theatre from Long Beach State and can be seen almost any Tuesday working with Play Club West at the Complex in Hollywood, and will be directing AFTER THE FALL for the Unknown Artists this coming fall. Love to Cody and Emily!
Edgar Pablos (Just Like Them, Man In Peril) – Edgar Pablos was born in El Paso, Texas, to a Spanish-speaking family and learned English watching American movies. A USC Renaissance Scholar, he graduated with a double major from the School of Cinematic Arts and the School of Religion and went on to apprentice as production, camera, post-production, and director’s assistant with several top directors: Walter Hill (Last Man Standing), Joe Dante (Second Civil War), Antoine Fuqua (The Replacement Killers), Jamie Blanks (Urban Legend), and Mike Figgis (Time Code, Hotel, and Cold Creek Manor). His short film AGUA DULCE, executive produced by Figgis and producing partner Annie Stewart, won awards nationally and internationally. In the world of commercials, he teamed up with award-winning director Lance Kelleher on campaigns for Dodge, Mazda, Renault, Chevrolet, and Cadillac that lensed in the USA, New Zealand, and South Africa. Since forming Tribesmen Pictures with writing partner Judith Cummings in 2007, he has written, produced, and directed in multiple formats: documentaries, commercials, PSAs, educational programming, and tributes for Time Warner Cable, Charming Asia Tours, SABERESPODER, USC Latino Alumni Association, TELACU, the California State University, the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, AECOM, and MALDEF, the nation’s leading Latino civil rights organization. He recently shot aseries of archival interviews for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and the Motion Picture Editors Guild and he made his theatrical debut directing Death by Poinsettia for Studio C Artists in Los Angeles. Pablos & Cummings’s latest screenplay, Haunting Beauty, commissioned by indie producer Isabel Echeverry, is a supernatural thriller based on true events that plagued Echeverry as a young woman. Next Pablos will direct the Pablos & Cummings feature film script The Horse Thief and will then launch CINESTART, a joint project with Javier Chapa’s Texican Media, which will open the door for first-time Latino directors ready to make their first feature film. For the upcoming 2016 Fringe Festival, Pablos will direct two one-act comedies for Studio C Artists, JUST LIKE THEM by Chris Widney and MAN IN PERIL by Alex Dremann.
Tim Powell (My New Neighbors, Stuffed) – Tim Powell has built a professional character actor resume in Theatre, Film, TV, and VO, that spans 3 decades. From Shakespeare, Moliere, and Oscar Wilde at TN Repertory and the Caldwell Theatre in Boca Raton, FL, to on-camera work throughout much of the east coast; landing speaking roles in 30+ Films (Story of Eva, Coming Together, Pregnancy Pact, Recount, Bad Boys II, Sunshine State, Holy Man) and Dozens of Television shows (Recurring on Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Ray Donovan, Nashville, Recurring on Revenge, Scandal, Rake, Criminal Minds, The Glades, One Tree Hill, Army Wives, Burn Notice, ER). He currently serves on the Los Angeles / Hollywood, CA SAG-AFTRA Conservatory Steering Committee, and teaches several of their Acting and Voice Over workshops at the American Film Institute, and is an active Emmy Voting member of the TV Academy where in 2013 he met the Writer of his hit one-man show, “MAN’S DOMINION”, David Castro — more at http://www.timpowell.com