MEET THE CAST OF EPISODE 18: “LISA AND RHEA”

Say hello to the shining stars of this week’s sweet lil episode: Maqui Farr Jose (@farrfrencheska) + Angel Qinan (@AngelQinan)!⠀
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Maqui Farr Jose is a singer and actress born and raised in Manila, Philippines. She is known for winning GMA Network’s reality television singing competition, Are You the Next Big Star in 2009. She starred in the first movie musical in the Philippines, Emir (2010) and was awarded best breakthrough actress at the Golden Screen Awards (Manila) in 2011, and acted in various TV shows from 2010 – 2016. Farr is currently based in Los Angeles and has starred in Marie Jamora’s short film, Harana (2019) which was produced by the American Film Institute. ⠀


Angel Qinan is a Filipino-American transgender actress, model, host and registered nurse. She is excited to be part of City Kitties’ diverse cast and stories. In this episode, Angel speaks in Filipino; acts with and is directed by fellow Filipinos. More about Angel at: AngelQinan.com⠀

MEET MOLLY WAGNER!

Folks, there’s nothing we love more than introducing you to another of the wonderful writers that contributed to our City Kitties dream. Today, meet the lovely Molly Wagner 😍⠀

EPISODE 17: “REUNION”

It’s the best day of the week y’all! New kitties are here and this one is sure to get ya in the feels (plus a lil surprise twist at the end? plz and tysm) – EPISODE 17: “REUNION”, watch now at the link in our bio!
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Written: @jm_waters
Directed: @lynelle135
DP + Color: @hayvaleri
Starring: @gustine + @christahaxthausen
Edited: @shmabilicious
Sound: @lisastoll_surfingdp
Score and Music: Helen Simmins-McMillin
AC: @alexartfulflow
PA: @rubymelodymusic
Executive Produced: @theharleenquinzel + @laurenjustina .

MEET THE CAST OF EPISODE 17: “REUNION”

Folks, allow us to introduce you to the women of episode 17 – these performances will make you smile and tug at your heartstrings 💔 Amazing work by Gustine Fudickar (@gustine) and Christa Haxthausen (@christahaxthausen)⠀

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Gustine Fudickar is an actor, writer, teacher, choreographer, and director. She has a BA in Theatre and Writing from Eugene Lang College in NYC and an MFA: Contemporary Performance from Naropa University in Boulder,CO. Gustine is a Louisiana native living and working in Los Angeles,CA. gustinefudickar.com⠀

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Christa Haxthausen is an actress, writer and musician who has appeared in numerous commercials, films and stages across New York, Austin & Los Angeles. On any given Sunday, you can catch her in a show with the sketch comedy company TMI Hollywood at the Hudson Theater in Hollywood. Also a singer/songwriter & pianist, Christa serves the greater LA area as a vocal and piano coach.⠀

BTS

Hey yo, some sweet behind the scenes shots from the City Kitties set! We out here.

EPISODE 16: “JAMES BOND”

Hey Kitties, get ready to enter the twilight zone… This week’s episode JAMES BOND just dropped and is live now, ready to make all your surreal dreams come true. C’mon, let’s get weird 🚀 .

Written: @baraswain
Directed: @laurenjustina
DP + Color: @hayvaleri
Starring: @thealux + @alyona_yelena
Edited: @shmabilicious
Sound: @lisastoll_surfingdp
Score: Helen Simmins-McMillin
AC: @alexartfulflow
PA: @rubymelodymusic
Executive Produced: @laurenjustina + @theharleenquinzel .
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MEET THE CAST OF EPISODE 16: “JAMES BOND”

nbd but the super talented stars of this week’s episode were so down to get weird and play and they both just totally nailed it. Get excited and meet Thea Lux (@thealux) + Yelena Podkolzina (@alyona_yelena) 💃 .

Yelena is a Los Angeles based, Russian-American actress with an MFA from USC. Her next project is a documentary play Seven with @elanensemble. You can follow her passion for photography and all things beautiful @alyona_yelena

Thea Lux (said “Tay-uh Lucks”) is an LA-based actor, writer, and comedian creatively raised by Chicago’s rich comedy scene. Catch her do stand-up around Los Angeles, check out her monthly show @fillingcomedy, follow her on Twitter at @thealux, or visit her hot dog-themed Etsy store, HotDogCityUSA (@hotdogcityusa) 🌭 .

MEET BARA SWAIN!

 

Well lookee here – a hot n’fresh new writer ready to make your acquaintance! We are so excited to introduce you to BARA SWAIN (@baraswain) – she wrote three episodes for City Kitties and they’re definitely some of the most strange and delightful of the bunch 🔮⠀
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Bara’s plays and films have appeared in 100+ venues in 25 states and abroad (Australia, Canada, Ireland, Dubai). NYC theatres include Urban Stages, Barrow Group, Sam French, Abingdon, Project Y, Symphony Space, Hudson Guild. Publishers include Smith & Kraus, Oxford U. Press, Applause Books, Meriwether.

Episode 15: “WHERE’S MY DOG?”

It’s Thursday y’all so you know what that means – NEW KITTIES HAVE LANDED! Episode 15 (wut?! we’re 15 already?!) “WHERE’S MY DOG” is live now!  (it’s a sweet lil happy/sad sandwich) 💕 .
Written: @redlipsproductions
Directed: @kerri_lendo
DP + Color: @hayvaleri
Edited: @shmabilicious
Starring: @myspacemegan + @alexajloftus
AC: @oonalulu
Sound: @lisastoll_surfingdp
Set: @kelsington
Score: Helen Simmins-McMillin
Executive Produced: @theharleenquinzel + @laurenjustina

MEET THE CAST OF EPISODE 15: “WHERE’S MY DOG”

Hey kitties, we couldn’t be happier to introduce you to the shining stars of this week’s episode! Say hello to the fabulous and talented Megan Simon (@myspacemegan) + Alexis Loftus (@alexajloftus) 😍 ⠀

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Megan Simon is a comedian and musician, hailing from Austin, TX. She currently lives in the Oldest Summer Resort Town in America, where she writes and performs with her power pop band, Bad Sandy (@badsandybandy). They sound great! (Editor’s note: Megan also let us shoot several episodes in her house, which was awfully nice of her – thanks @myspacemegan!)⠀

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Alexa Loftus is a writer, actor, and stand up comedian. She co-hosts the weekly podcast, We Wrote Jokes For This, and performs all over Los Angeles. She’s written for TVLand’s Throwing Shade, E! Live Red Carpet, McSweeney’s, and co-created, wrote, and starred in Check Your Surroundings, produced by Funny or Die.⠀