Cast of Reggie Hoops

By Kristoffer Diaz

Directed by Leah C. Gardiner

May 5, 2023, 7:30 PM at Imago Theatre

Victoria Alvarez-Chacon as Reggie

Francisco Garcia as Rafa

Francisco Garcia’s recent acting credits include NBC’s Grimm, IFC’s Portlandia, A24 Film’s Lean on Pete, Edith Film’s It’s What’s Inside, and JAW: New Plays Festival for Portland Center Stage. Favorite roles onstage include Romeo in Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles), Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (East LA Repertory) and Tino in Tino Does Time (Milagro Theatre). Other theaters include The Mark Taper Forum, Bilingual Foundation of the Arts, Los Angeles Theatre Center, Ford Amphitheatre, and Artists Repertory Theatre. He is a proud member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA.

Linda Hayden as Iz

Linda Hayden was born and bred in Chicago, but Portland is home. She was most recently seen in her fourth production with Profile Theatre, “Appropriate” by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. Other Profile productions include “Sweat” by Lynn Nottage, Harold Pinters’ “The Homecoming” and Constance Congdons’ “Lips”. Other favorite roles include Viola and Olivia in “Twelfth Night” at Illinois Shakespeare Company and Tygres Heart Theatre, Ophelia in “Hamlet” at Portland Center Stage, Babe in “Crimes of the Heart” at Lakewood Center, Anne in “Anne of Green Gables” with Oregon Children’s Theatre, and Lucinde in “Malpractice“ with the Dell ‘Arte Players. Her training began at Columbia College in Chicago, wandered down to Normal, Illinois at ISU, and finally landed at Dell ‘Arte International in Humboldt County.

James Victor Mack as Ben

James Victor Mack was last seen performing for Profile Theatre in SWEAT. Other local credits: HOW I LEARNED WHAT I LEARNED, JITNEY, DETROIT, MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM, RADIO GOLF and THE LANGUAGE ARCHIVE for Portland Playhouse; BLUE DOOR for Profile Theatre; THE LION IN WINTER at NWCTC; HAMLET, FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIRE DE LUNE at Coho Rep., UNCLE VANYA for PETE; THROWING BONES and ONE DAY with Sojourn Theatre.  ITHAKA, SEVEN GUITARS, TOP DOG/UNDERDOG, SUPERIOR DONUTS, MOTHERFUCKER WITH THE HAT at Artists Rep. Offstage Victor is Program Manager for Playwrite Inc

Blake Stone
Blake Stone as Muncie

Blake Stone is a Portland actor who has had the opportunity to appear in numerous stage and film projects in the metro area. Recent pieces include Welcome to Arroyo’s (Profile Theatre), and Family (Shaking the Tree Theatre). Blake can next be seen as Bump in the upcoming web series Scare Support. Blake is also the co-creator and co-host of the podcast Oz Hour with Blake and Wyatt, a comedy and literature podcast dedicated to the 14-book Wizard of Oz series by L. Frank Baum; wherever you get your podcasts. Blake would like to thank Profile Theatre and its patrons for providing a space to create new, and exciting theatre.

Ashley Song as Bells

Ashley Song is an actor/producer and co-owner of Desert Island Studios, an independent film studio dedicated to creating more accessibility and affordability to film resources for independent storytellers. She’s also a screenwriter and board member of the Oregon Media Production Association, winning the Service & Inspiration Award for her advocacy efforts within the creative industry. She’s produced three feature films, and a number of narrative shorts that have screened at festivals like Filmfort, Portland International Film Festival, and CINE / SEEN, among others. Ashley received her BFA from New York University with training in The Method at The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute and film acting from Stonestreet Studios. Ashley is a proud member of AEA. IG: @ashleysongofficial @desertislandstudiospdx

Andrea Vernae as Reggie

Cast of our orange sky

by christopher oscar peña

Directed by Dámaso Rodríguez

May 6, 2023, 2pm at Imago Theatre

Patricia Alvitez was born in Peru where she studied Ballet at La Escuela Nacional de Ballet and acting at La Asociación de Artistas Aficionados and El Club de Teatro de Lima.  She followed her mom’s steps in the performing arts at an early age, dancing and acting on television in Lima while she was still in high school. When she moved to the States in the late 80s, she joined The Peninsula Ballet Theatre in the San Francisco Bay Area as a company member. Here in Portland she started dancing Ballroom in 2008 and has competed Pro-Am in Portland, Seattle and Los Angeles. Theatre credits include Grand Hotel and Young Frankenstein with Lakewood Theatre Company. Six Day of the Dead productions, Watsonville: Some Place Not Here, La Segua, Wolf at the Door and Ardiente Paciencia at Milagro Theatre, La Ruta with Artist Repertory Theatre and Last Stop on Market St. a Musical with Oregon Children’s Theatre. Patricia has worked in short films, TV commercials and the Portland film Mother of Color. She also dances Flamenco and works as a freelance visual Artist specializing in animal portraits.

Patricia Alvitez as Mercedes

Anthony Green Caloca holds a B.F.A. in acting and a Master of Theatre Studies in Production and Design from Southern Oregon University.  Recent credits include playing Antigonus and Old Shepherd in The Winter’s Tale at The Old Globe in San Diego. Anthony won the 2018 OTAS Best Supporting Actor Award for his portrayal of Bob Ewell in Lakewood Theatre Company’s production of To Kill a Mockingbird. Other Portland credits include Blind (Chapel Theatre);  Lydia, Into the Beautiful North, American Night: The Ballad of Juan José, ¡O Romeo!, How The Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents, and Oedipus el Rey (Milagro Theatre); Island in Winter, or La Isla en Invierno (Bag&Baggage Productions); Blind (Chapel Theatre Collective); The Crackwalker (Sowelu Theatre); Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue (Profile Theatre); Hir (Defunkt Theatre); Davita’s Harp (Jewish Theatre Collaborative); and King Lear, King John, and Mary Stuart at Northwest Classical Theatre Company.

Anthony Green Caloca as Mando

Phillip Ray Guevara is a professional actor from San Antonio, TX. He holds a B.F.A. in Acting from Texas State University and an M.F.A. in Acting from The University of Washington. Phillip has studied abroad with The Royal Shakespeare Company and is a graduate of The International Stunt School. Favorite theatre credits include: The Hombres (Artist’s Rep), The Winter’s Tale (Portland Shakespeare Project), The Three Musketeers (Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park), Native Gardens (Intiman Theatre), Much Ado About Nothing (Illinois Shakespeare Festival), and Julius Caesar (Titan Theatre Company). In addition to theatre, you might recognize Phillip from his appearances in ads for companies such as: Amazon, Microsoft, Starbucks, Pokémon, Kaiser Permanente, Premera Blue Cross, Oregon Health Authority, Trellix, Brooks Running, Altra Running, AutoNation, and more! You can also see him in his feature film debut, Somebody I Used To Know now streaming on Amazon Prime.

Phillip Ray Guevara as Junior

Chris Murray (He/Him) is an actor in the Portland area. He is grateful to be in this room, and is grateful to the audience (YOU!) for supporting new work! Chris has appeared in shows at Profile Theatre over the last 15 years! Favorite shows here include: In the Wake (dir. Josh Hecht), Six Degrees of Separation (dir. Jane Unger) and The Antigone Project (dir. Dawn Monique-Williams).

Chris Murray as Wes

Thomas Sepulveda is a professional actor working and living in Portland Metro Area. His most recent work has been on stage as an Understudy for Profile Theatre’s production of “Welcome To Arroyo’s” and in a recent new work from playwright Jasminne Mendez, “City Without Altar” at Milagro Theatre. His film work consists of Renée Muzquiz’s “Gay Kids” music video along with some student film work. He hopes to work with more artists in the area and is traveling around the U.S. to look for new places to call home for his art/theatre.

Thomas Sepulveda as Mario

Brave Sohacki (they/them/us/we) is a storyteller and ceremonialist classically trained by mentors from The Actors Conservatory (PDX), Stella Adler Conservatory (NYC), and Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble. As a queer latiné descendant, they are grateful for the opportunity to collaborate with Profile Theatre’s Playwright Convening for Our Orange Sky. A fan of Christopher Oscar Peñas work and Profile’s artistry, this is a dream coming true for Brave. They are currently an ensemble member with triangle production’s Portland premier of The Inheritance

Brave Sohacki as Orlando