Niels Bolle as Harry Jobs and Writer/Co-creator
Not to be confused with the Niels Bolle in the Contact section of this site, this Niels Bolle has written for an ABC TV show, appeared in the award winning film The Battery, played Abe Lincoln on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, did some bacting as a reporter on All My Children, been on The Onion News Network, in several TV pilots, the web series Man of the People, in some commercials, has two daughters, and has appeared in many plays here in NYC.
Patrick Penta as The Cook and Writer/Director & Co-Creator
Patrick Penta is a writer, director and sometimes musician and/or actor. He is a reader and moderator for the NYC Screenwriter's Collective. He was a founding member of the wildly successful Dramatic Interests Group along with Niels Bolle and Trey Borzillieri. His collaborations with his brother, filmmaker Anthony Penta, include the award winning Hapless Antiquarian and the Last Thing She Wanted. He is currently at work on a feature script he will write and direct called Winter Flowers which will be shot in Michigan.
Nick Coleman as The Groom and The Restaurant Patron
Nick Coleman is a semi-famous columnist and political journalist from Minnesota. He doesn't appear in this web series, but another Nick Coleman does. This Nick Coleman has performed roles on 30 Rock, As the World Turns, in the feature films Saving Grace B. Jones, and Shaft—all of which got edited out of the program. If you'd like to see him act in something that didn't end up on the cutting room floor, visit him at www.NickColeman.me or check out MeetupTheSeries.com
Jamie Carroll as The Bride and The Restaurant Patroness
Jamie has enjoyed a career working both in front of the camera and behind it as a Casting Director, specializing in casting host talent for networks like HGTV, Food Network, National Geographic and Travel Channel. As an actor she can been seen in the upcoming feature, Don't Open Your Eyes and the short film, Old Long Since. Jamie has also enjoyed stepping into the role of producer, working alongside Nick Coleman to develop the web series, Meetup: (the series). She is actively pursuing the development of a hobby.
Rhonda Ayers as The Manager
Rhonda Ayers can be seen (briefly) acting opposite Michael Pitt in Mike Cahill's new film "I Origins." She has appeared on "Boardwalk Empire", "Law & Order: SVU", "Law & Order" and "The Onion News Network" on IFC. In addition to appearing in numerous plays, Rhonda has created and performed three critically acclaimed cabarets, "Help Me, Rhonda (MAC Award Nominee - Outstanding Debut), "Deer In The Headlights", and "One Foot In The Grave" (Cabaret Hotline Online Award - Outstanding Musical Comedy).
David Shih as The Restaurant Host
Dave has held many odd jobs including pre-school teacher, camp counselor & videographer, home electronics demonstrator, advertising copywriter, web designer, and multimedia artist. Now, he primarily works as a professional actor -- perhaps the oddest job of them all. For more info, visit: DavidShih.net
Ian MacRae as The Restaurant Patron
Originally from Aberdeen, Scotland, Ian has appeared in the films "We Fight to Be Free (with Stephen Lang and Caroline Goodhall), "Let Me Die Quietly", "Collywobbles" and many others. Stage appearances include "The Sore Fruits" at the Arch Theatre and "Daniel" at the Joseph Street Theatre. Ian can be seen in the web series "Carroll Gardens."
JasminWalker as Sofonda
Jasmin Walker is an actor, singer, writer, and cat owner. You may have seen her on episodes of Chappelle's Show, The Good Wife, Inside Amy Schumer, or Twisted. You may also have seen her in the hilarious Broadway comedy Avenue Q, directed by Jason Moore of Pitch Perfect. Though she is a proud cat owner, do not mistake her for a "cat lady." She's more of a cat chick. Yeah that's it, a cool cat chick. You won't see her in cat-adorned sweaters, no way. Though you may catch her kissing her kitty's nose in rapid succession. But she has a boyfriend people!! Whom she lives with! Cat ladies don't have boyfriends!! Ok...that is all.
Brendan McMahon as Mr. Scungilli and Mr. Chang
Brendan is Professor of Physical Theatre at The Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre (NYC), and a graduate of Ecole Lassaad (Lecoq Method) in Brussels, Belgium. Off-Broadway: Manipulation (Cherry Lane Theatre), The Tempest, A Christmas Carol; Playing Moliere (New York Classical), The Firebird (Lincoln Center Theater) New York: Henrietta Hermaline’s Fall From Great Heights (Ensemble Studio Theater), La Divina Caricatura (Mabou Mines), Don Cristobal (St. Ann’s Warehouse) Regional: L’Arbre Enchanté (Fire Island Opera Festival) Parlour Song (Quantum Theatre, Pittsburgh), Petrushka (Shakespeare Theater, DC) The Rite of Spring (Basil Twist, Memorial Hall, NC).
Alex Kipp as Driver of Mr. Scungilli and The Restaurant Patron
Alex Kipp is an actor, writer, director, and clown. Recent projects include playing Eddie Kresco in the rock spectacle, BitchTwitch: The Taking of Vicki Presh for Madmenofthemountain; playing Yogi in a an Equity staged reading of the Beat musical, The Nervous Set, which will go into full production this fall as the first revival in nearly 20 years; and developing/directing the Clown show Cabaret Oublie for Cirque de Legume Productions in Ireland. He is currently in pre-production for a comedy short film he co-wrote called Partners. Alex studied Acting at Ecole Internationale de Theatre Jacques Lecoq and the University of Kansas. He has an MFA in Writing & Producing Television from Long Island University. He studied Clown with Bob Berky and Improvisation with Armando Diaz, Louis Kornfeld, & many other great teachers at The Magnet.