Crawford M. Collins, who was born on May 25th, 1987, is a stage, film, and television actress based out of NYC.
Crawford studied English and Theatre Arts at Mount Holyoke College and graduated cum laude in 2009 with a Bachelor’s degree. In 2010, she went on to complete a Master’s degree, in just under a year, from Drew University, studying dramatic literature and earning her licensure and certification as a teacher.
During her time as a student, she consistently performed in stage productions. A decided provocateur when it came to the arts, she often found herself playing dark, thwarted, and conflicted women…and men, with a taste for the unique and mysterious, she found some genuinely interesting gender-bending roles come her way, such as the late nineteenth-century Swedish army captain, Adolf in August Strindberg's classic work "The Father", and as a water demon, a negatively charged figment of the female protagonists’ teetering imagination, in Camilla Ammirati’s “In the Ebb”, marking Crawford’s off-Broadway debut in New York.
In 2012, the pale-skinned, blue-eyed actress began booking consistent work in film, television, and theatre. Her most notable performance of that period comes from an off-off Broadway revival: a leading role in “Sicks! An Evening with Six of the Most Notorious Women in History.” Her portrayal of Queen Mary I aka “Bloody Mary” explored historically relevant events of the Tudor Dynasty, but with a darkly comedic delivery. The play, which Collins devoted hours of research and rehearsal, has stirred a devoted fan following.
Over the years she has preferred art to fame, opening herself up to cutting-edge projects with up-and-coming directors and production companies, delving into the worlds of performance art and the Avant-Garde. Consistently off-centered roles in the plays Far Away, The Father, Asylum, and Rise; a television appearance on the BBC Two series, “Modern Spies” (2012); and her performance in the short film, “Blame” (2012) have only added to her mystique. “Blame” (2012) earned her a Luminaries Film Festival nomination for Best Actress.
Collins hopes to continue building a U.S. mainstream as well as Hollywood-art-house cinema and theatrics career. She is currently studying at the Michael Howard Master Class Studio in New York
While living in New York Johnson filmed her first national television show Celebrity Close Calls on the Biography Channel, playing the reenactment role of Pam Grier, the original Foxy Brown. (Episode is now available on hulu.com Celebrity Close Calls-Season 4 Episode 8) Additional film credits included an interactive gaming project, an exercise video, and featured actor in Gloria Gaynors 30th year anniversary of the I Will Survive video.
Johnson just wrapped shooting her first music video as a professional dancer in NYC. Working with artist Jenn Bocian, director Darrell Lawrence and choreographer Jai Faith, Johnson was part of a Spartan team of warriors engaging in fight-style dancing and stage combat routines.
On stage Teniece recently performed in All American Girls: A Negro League of Their Own written and directed by Layon Gray, portraying the role of hard-nosed, no-nonsense, third baseman Jonetta Burns. The production of All American Girls ran Off-Broadway at The Actors Temple on 47th Street and traveled to the National Black Theatre Festival in Salem, North Carolina August 3-6th for their NBTF debut.
While at the University of Florida she had the opportunity to engage in the creation of several devised theatre pieces including Signs of Life- Speaktactics and Legends, a movement intensive with Professor Tiza Garland.
Other stage credits include The Piano Lesson (Berniece), Polaroid Stories (Persephone/Semele), Pride and Prejudice (Mrs. Gardenier), The Faculty Room (Zoe), Macbeth (Witch), The Pillowman (Detective Ariel), and In the Blood (Hester LaNegrita). REGIONAL STAGE appearances include A Christmas Carol and Dead Mans Cell Phone (The Other Woman, Russian and RP accent). In the summer of 2010 she completed her first international tour with UFs production of A Streetcar Named Desire (Stella) performing in Hamburg, Germany, as well as Brno and
Prague in the Czech Republic.
While in New York, she interned at the first annual Juneteenth Legacy Theatre New Plays Festival and worked as a stage manager for Diana Sands, directed by Sue Lawless, and starring Tony-nominated Hope Clark. She also stage managing for Young Frederick Douglass directed by Peter Zazzalli and performed as a reader in 1000 Miles (Ellen Craft), the historical account of a slave passing as a white man so that she and her husband could escape slavery, directed by Allie Woods.
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Andrew has performed in many theatres throughout the United States, including the Vivian Beaumont Theatre at Lincoln Center, NYC's Barrow Group Theatre, Soho's The Bitter End, Shetler Studios, the Kansas City Music Hall, Kansas City Starlight Theatre, and the Lincoln Lied Center. He has had the opportunity to collaborate and perform with many of today's celebrated industry professionals on projects ranging from intimate theatre spaces to concert halls, indie films to Showtime Network. Some favorite credits include the TUTS production of Les Miserables and Intermezzo, in which he recently performed with current Lover's Game co-star Crawford M. Collins.
Along with his passion for acting and singing, Andrew is an accomplished and celebrated producer, director, and cellist
Andrew attends The King's College where he is pursuing his B.A. in Media, Culture, and the Arts. He studies voice privately with Aaron Hagan and Justin Stoney. For more information on Andrew, please visit www.andrewmannnielson.tk, or like him on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AndrewMannNielson
Miranda McCauley hails from Houston, Texas, and has been lucky enough to be apart of many wonderful and/or interesting projects. Gigs have ranged from acting, writing, directing, producing, and casting in films, theatre, web series, and even weird experimental art installation pieces.
Other roles with PL Entertainment are Diane in Brooklyn is in Love and Wendy in Mad About the Boy. She has been signed on to do PL Entertainments next two films: Haunted Mind of the Insomniac and Curious Wonders.
She is also a voracious women's rights advocate, a vegetarian, a lover of uncommonly eccentric films and music, a cheap art collector, an insomniac, an associate of the financially challenged, and is comically terrible in the culinary arts.
She shares a birthday with Charles Darwin and Abraham Lincoln.
Nadia is an Argentine-Spanish actress based in New York City. She started acting in Buenos Aires when she was 11, starring in TV and theatre, before moving to London where she performed in theatre and studied at the prestigious Central School of Speech and Drama.
Now in New York, she has trained at the Lee Strasberg Institute, the Stella Adler Studio, the Atlantic Acting School and took classes with the acting masters Susan Batson and Jordan Bayne.
Nadia is working actively in film, theatre and webseries in New York. Her latest films have previewed in NYC at the Big Apple Film Festival and Audience Choice Festival, as well as in Boston, Houston, Bahamas, Puerto Rico and India.
Besides speaking English and Spanish, Nadia is fluent in Portuguese and has acted in all three languages. She also loves riding around the city, doing trapeze, she is an active environmentalist and collage-making artist.
Nadia is thrilled to be part of the cast of Lover’s Game, and is thankful for the opportunity to work with the talented team that creates the magic to tell this beautiful story.
Hailing from a small town in Oklahoma, Blaine had two dreams he wanted to pursue in his life. He wanted to travel the world, and he wanted to become an actor. After graduating from the University of Notre Dame with a bachelors in psychology and anthropology, he packed a bag, bought a plane ticket for New Zealand and set out for what became three years of traversing the globe.
Blaine took jobs as a travel advisor and English teacher as he worked his way through the South Pacific, the Far East, Southeast Asia, India, the Middle East and Europe. Upon returning stateside, Blaine packed up again to pursue his second dream in New York City.
He began his theatre training with the Barrow Group under the guidance of Seth Barrish and Lee Brock and his improv training with Brian McMullan at Gotham City Improv. After performing in a few Off-Broadway productions, Blaine felt the call of the film world and has since been pursuing his acting career in front of the camera. Independent features, web series, such as
"Brooklyn Is In Love" LA Award Winning Series, hosting, commercials, industrials… Blaine was feature in "Brooklyn Is In Love," as Henry, best friend of Bryan played by Kather Sei. Blaines is a huge support of independent films, and enjoys working on them, especially, the upcoming film "Lover's Game" directed by Danielle Earle.