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Cyndi WilliamsIs an award-winning Austin-based writer, actor, and director. A founding core member of Austin Script Works, her plays include “A Name for a Ghost to Mutter,” “American Arcana,” “Where Are They Now?” and “Dug Up.” In addition to writing “Deeper and Deeper,” Cyndi played one of the lead roles in the production. She starred in the independent film “Room” which garnered her a nomination for Best Lead Actress in the Independent Spirit Awards. She received the Karen Morley Award from the American Women Film Critics for her performance. She has made numerous stage appearances, including “The Assumption” for Refraction Arts Project, for which she serves as Managing Director.



David LagoEmmy Award-winning actor David Lago celebrates over a decade of achievement in the entertainment industry with five Emmy Nominations, in addition to his Emmy win for his portrayal of Raul on the number one rated CBS soap opera, The Young and the Restless. Lago is also most often recognized by fans for his memorable recurring role of “Jeremy” on the classic, long-running Aaron Spelling television show, 7th Heaven.
In addition to his two television roles, the Cuban-American actor has starred-in and/or produced several independent feature films for the past five years while being away from the small screen. Most notably among Lago’s film roles is the highly-acclaimed thriller,  “The Commune” which was just selected as a Finalist in the prestigious Hollywood filmmaker’s competition “Dances With Films” in June 2009.

Producers of the top-rated soap The Young and the Restless, have invited Lago back to CBS daytime to reprise the character he created in a much publicized return for a scintillating storyline which begins airing over Memorial Day weekend 2009.



LisaMarie LamendolaOriginally from Rochester, New York, LisaMarie Lamendola, got the acting bug in an unconventional way. As a Sales Representative for a consumer electronic company in Houston, Texas, she was beginning to take acting classes when she auditioned and landed a job on the television shopping network called CDN. Within a year, LisaMarie was hosting over 2,400 Live TV hours. After the show ended, she decided to move to Los Angeles, where she landed some TV shows, 2 National commercials and modeling jobs.

LisaMarie began Hosting again, but this time, for Fitness shows, such as the “TORSO TIGER”, a best- selling Infomercial, “TOTAL TIGER”, and “LASTING STRAIGHT”, to name a few. Then, she landed her first lead in the Independent Film, “ECHO OF BLUE”, playing Marine turned Detece, “Archie Lee”.

Taking the advice of her former agent Lisa Marie decided to pick up and move everything back to Austin, Texas, to take advantage of the Film and Television production being shot there.

After settling in for less than 2 months, she booked FOX’s, “Prison Break”, and began working in commercials. She landed the role of “Mrs. Ramos” in “KINGS OF APPLETOWN”, directed by Bobby Moresco (Academy Award Winner for the screenplay, “CRASH”.) LisaMarie also shot a Guest Starring role in the Austin based show and hit series, “FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS” as “Mrs. Davenport”.

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