DANIELA TORCHIA (Lovely Skank)
has appeared in over 20 features and short films, as well as the T.V. pilot, "Assassins", and is currently completing her principal role in the feature CANON.
She has been a dancer and singer in musicals (Grease, Pippin, West Side Story), been a principle performer in International film festival shorts and features (Ataraxia in Greece, Behind the Red Motel Door in Rotterdam) and continues her career as a singer/song writer (iTunes album).
photo by William Cole
Ruth / Dr. Ruth Cummings
(Ruth / Dr. Ruth Cummings) recently appeared in
"St. Sebastian", directed by Danny DeVito. Favorite roles include appearances on "Frasier", "Bucket and Skinner", and "Phantom of the Paradise" directed by Brian DePalma. She got to take over the lead in
"A History of the American Film" at the Mark Taper Forum,and is heard daily as the voice of "Mary Jane" on Fox's"Spiderman" cartoon.
Most proud of having completed the documentary "Troupers" with Dea Lawrence. winning manyawards on the film festival circuits. Troupers is dedicated fondly to the memory of her wonderful Father, Carl Ballantine. And of course, Saratoga is also starring in the film short
"TRACES OF MEMORY."
MARAY AYRES (Phoebe / Naomi)
is a multi-talented lady whose acting credits range from comedy to drama in film and theatre while adding musical theatre, as well, with her impressive vocal range. Her operatic voice lent itself to the role of Lucy Brown in "Three Penny Opera" in Houston, TX as well as the Theatre West production in Los Angeles. She was a huge success in her one woman Cabaret show "This Is The Moment."
Some of her vast TV film credits include "The Will SmithSpecial", "ICarly", "General Hopspital", and "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." A few of her film credits include "The Russian Godfather", "Mom", and the newly released suspense thriller "Poe" playing a deranged mother. And of course starring in the short film, "TRACES OF MEMORY."
Phoebe / Naomi
photo by Terry Frick
photo by Knox Collier
JODY JARESS (Driver)
"Nothing can help you or hurt you as much as the thoughts you carry in your own head." -Zen Buddhism