Dean (Aspect) graduated from the University of Houston’s Professional Actor Training Program with a Masters in Fine Arts in Spring 2019. He previously lived in Akron, Ohio, and worked as an accountant before switching to acting. Predominantly working in theatre, Dean is grateful for the opportunity to work in film. Some of his favorite theatrical roles include Bo Decker in Bus Stop, Christopher Wren in Mousetrap, and Petruccio in Taming of the Shrew. Dean is planning to move to Atlanta in the Fall to further his acting career.
David O’Bar (Jonas) is a rising Junior for the University of Houston School of Theater and Dance. Some of his previous credits at UH include Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, Luchadora, and the one act original play Legs. This is David’s first time working with the UH Valenti School of Communication. He is very grateful and excited to be playing Jonas in this phenomenal project. When he is not working at UH David enjoys reading, exercising, hanging out with friends, watching and is discussing film, hiking, hunting, fishing, acting in Texas films and dominating in karaoke competitions.
Catherine Thomas (Sandra) has recently graduated from the University of Houston’s BFA Acting Program. Her UH credits include Kaliope in She Kills Monsters, Keeper in the premier devised performance of Broken Horizon, Heather in the new work The Debasers, Nastya in Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls, Lucius in Julius Cesear, and Ophelia in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. She frequently participates in readings for the UH SOTD Playwriting program and in the community. Her professional debut included Hoosier Shake’s regional tour where she played Puck in Midsummer and Ned/Prince John in Henry IV Pt. I. She is a voice actor at Sentai film works.
Tristan McNelly is a third year acting student in the Bachelor’s of Fine Arts at the University of Houston. Tristan is excited to be apart of his first ever film with UH Valenti and 4381 Productions. He would like to thank his parents, cast, and crew for making it possible for him to be apart of this production.
Elissa Cuellar (Lyric) is originally from Baytown, Texas. She recently graduated from the University of Houston’s Acting Program with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. Since childhood, she has always had a deep abiding love for performance, and an appetite for film and theatre bordering on voracious. She is delighted to be working on this year’s 4381 short films. Other upcoming projects include Roberta in Danny and the Deep Blue Sea with Theatre 66 and various roles in Houston Shakespeare Festival’s As You Like It and Julius Caesar. s
Alex Allen has been acting for a decade in many productions. Former Theatre Major of Sam Houston State University Al transferred to University of Houston after a hiatus to pursue a degree in Media Production, but that has not stopped him from joining the supporting cast of Montague Street.ston Shakespeare Festival’s As You Like It and Julius Caesar. s