Laura Lee Bahr is an award-winning actor, author and screenwriter who is proud to call ECT her theatre “home” for almost a decade. She has served on the management team for many years, and is a current member of the Board.
Steven B. Green (AEA, SAG-AFTRA) actor/director/writer/improv comedian, and member of the ECT. I’ve acted Off-Broadway, on tour, TV, Movies, in commercials, countless industrial shows for companies like IBM and US Surgical. But mostly, I did Improv and Sketch Comedy with Gotham City Improv in NYC and the L.A. Connection in Sherman Oaks. I co-wrote a best-selling humor book called, “ASSHOLOGY” available on Amazon.com. AND, I worked selling timeshare vacations for 101 days… and wrote a play called Timeshare, which will open in ECT in the fall of 2015.
JC Henning (AEA, SAG-AFTRA, Academy of Television Arts and Sciences): JC trained at the British American Acting Academy in London and has performed in over 100 stage productions. Her many TV and film credits include Elga in the ABC-BBC co-production The Story of David starring Keith Michell and Jane Seymour. JC has performed in over 40 productions with The Los Angeles Opera, New York City Opera, ABT and the Kirov Ballet.
Jon Mullich (AEA, SAG-AFTRA, Dramatists Guild) was last seen at ECT as Thomas Jefferson in Three Really Offensive Scenes About the Founding Fathers and will appear this summer in the title role of Richard III. Some of the other Shakespearean roles Jon has played are Hamlet, Angelo in Measure for Measure, Demetrius in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Touchstone in As You Like It, Gloucester in King Lear and Malvolio in Twelfth Night. He wrote and directed U.S.S Pinafore, a long-running mash-up of Gilbert & Sullivan and Star Trek that was nominated for a Saturn Award, and wrote an adaptation of the Italian farce Servant of Two Masters set in Prohibition era Chicago, in which he played the lead role of Truffaldino in its world premiere. Jon is slated to direct his play The Special Award, about film pioneer D.W. Griffith, at ECT in 2016. His website is www.madbeast.com.
Rochelle Perry has been a playwright since 2008. Some of her produced plays include The Tell Tale Cat, When Charlie Comes Home, White Horse, In Her Dress, Velma and Manny, Failure to the Family, and It Just Happened. Her semi-autobiographical play, Japan 1946 Meets California 2010, received rave reviews. She completed her Certificate in Creative Writing from UCLA and is a member of the Dramatists Guild and Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights.
Marbry Steward * (AEA, SAG-AFTRA, Academy of Television Arts and Sciences): Extensive work here and abroad in stage, film, television, and voice-over (over 250 credits, most of which were completed in Europe). Favorite role with NYC Opera: The princess in Boito’s Mefistofele; favorite voice-over role: Princess Oriana in Felix the Cat: The Movie ; favorite TV role: Princess Maacah in The Story of David (opposite Keith Michell); favorite stage role: Princess Jade Pure in Land of the Dragon.
Marni L. B. Troop has been a writer, editor, and story consultant for authors, academics, and scriptwriters for over twenty years. A member of the prestigious Coronet Writer’s Lab, she is currently working on several feature scripts and television pilots, one of which made the second round of Austin Film Festival’s Original 1-Hour Pilot competition in 2013. By day, she serves as English faculty at various colleges and crochets scarves while planning her next culinary experiment to unleash on her family. By night, she is an avid viewer of supernatural and fantasy dramas, really smart sit coms, and cooking shows hosted by Gordon Ramsey (should Ramsey ever host a witty supernatural cooking show, she’ll be all over that!). Marni loves all things Gaelic, Autumn, freaking people out with her tarot cards, and engaging in discussions about quantum physics… and English toffee.
Natasha Troop is currently the president of ECT. Most recently, she designed lights for Spoon River: Cemetery on the Hill, produced Something Something New Vagina, and produced & directed So You Want to be a Vampire at ECT in 2014. This summer she will be producing & designing sets for Curious Conversations, and producing & directing Richard III. She has also stage managed numerous plays here at ECT and a great number of L.A. area theatres including The Fountain, Theatre West, The Odyssey and The Actors’ Gang. By day, she is finishing her 10th year as a high school Theatre Arts and Film teacher. She is also a member of the Horror Writers’ Association and has written three novels in her horror series, The Lakebridge Cycle, and will be publishing the fourth by the end of 2015.