MAMOUDOU ATHIE is a film, television and theater actor. Born in Mauritania and raised in Maryland, he studied at Yale School of Drama. He received Toronto International Film Festival’s ‘Rising Star’ award in 2017, for his role in Brie Larson’s Unicorn Store.
Other film credits Patti Cake$ (dir Geremy Jasper - Sundance '17), The Circle (dir. James Ponsoldt), One Percent More Humid (dir. Liz Garcia - Tribeca Film Festival '17) and Jean of the Joneses (dir. Stella Meghie - SXSW '16). Upcoming film credits include The Front Runner (dir. Jason Reitman - TIFF ‘18) and Underwater (Theater credits include The Mystery of Love and Sex (Lincoln Center). TV credits include The Get Down (dir. Baz Luhrmann), in the role of Grandmaster Flash.
NATALIE PAUL is a New York-based actor. A graduate of Yale and NYU’s Grad Acting program, she has worked in theater, television and film. Theater credits include leading roles in Cry Old Kingdom (Actors Theater of Louisville), The Mountaintop (Portland Center stage) and Romeo & Juliet (Classical Theater of Harlem).
Television credits include The Sinner (USA), The Deuce (HBO), Random Acts of Flyness (HBO), Boardwalk Empire (HBO), Luke Cage (Netflix) and Power (STARZ). Film credits include 2017 Sundance success Crown Heights, for which she received an NAACP Best Actress nomination.
JACOB BATALON, an actor of Filipino descent, grew up in Hawaii where his love for the ukelele taught him to thrive at performing for people. He’s a graduate from The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts where he first began performing on stage. His film acting debut was in "North Woods."
Following this film, he played the hilarious Ned Leeds, Peter Parker's best friend, in Marvel’s Spider-Man: Homecoming (dir Jon Watts). He reprised his role in Avengers: Infinity Wars, and has also been featured in Blood Fest (SXSW ‘18) and Every Day. Upcoming film credits include The True Don Quixote opposite Tim Blake Nelson, and Spider-Man: Far From Home.
ALICE KREMELBERG is a New York born actor. Most recently, she played Nicole Eckelcamp in Orange Is The New Black (Netflix), and has also appeared in Can You Ever Forgive Me? (Starring Melissa McCarthy) and Doomsday as Sorrell (HBO's ITV Fest, Brooklyn Web Fest and AMC's HollyWeb Fest winner of 'Best Series'). Additionally, she has had the pleasure of performing in The Taking of Pelham 123, The Michael J Fox Show, Smash, Nurse Jackie, Blue Bloods, The Big C, 30 Rock, Law and Order: SVU, Fringe, Working On It and Guiding Light.
On stage she originated the role of Reba in Ruby Rae Spiegel's breakout play Dry Land (Colt Coeur, Adrienne Campbell-Holt), Catherine in Suddenly Last Summer, Missy in Road Veins, Maggie in Lend Me a Tenor, Amelia in The House Of Bernarda Alba, Beth in A Lie of The Mind and Clara in The Nutcracker. Alice has sought out and studied with renowned acting teachers such as Larry Moss and Tanya Berezin. She has trained at the Atlantic Acting Conservatory, Fordham University and the Professional Performing Arts School. Alice is very thankful to have the opportunity to study and create artistic work.