“Oh, Ez! Don’t you know anything? The 'sister of my aunt’s boyfriend’s dog sitter' knows someone in the movies.”
- Maxine Becker
as "Ivan Olshansky"
as "Faith Fuller"
as "the Waiter"
Jessica Krueger is an actor-dancer-acrobat-puppeteer. As a live performer, she's tread the boards of many NYC theaters, from The Metropolitan Opera House to the Hudson Yards' subway station, and toured North America and Japan. She can also be seen on FBI (CBS), Dead of Winter (Discovery ID), and The Last Days... (History Channel). A native of Detroit, Jessica holds a bachelors in Anthropology and a professional degree from Circle in the Square Theatre School. www.jessicakrueger.com
Jonathan Hicks is a New York actor for the stage, screen and voice over. His career has taken him to Chicago, Los Angeles, Europe, and everywhere in between. Jonathan currently resides in Queens with his amazing wife and two fantastically magical children. Jonathan is very humbled to be able to collaborate on such a beautifully important story.
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Melissa B. Robinson is a Washington, DC-based journalist, author, and professional actor & director. Acting credits include Bonnie in the 2022 world premiere of the Irish-American gothic drama, Twigs and Bone, at Nu Sass; A Woman of No Importance (Lady Hunstanton/Scena Theatre); Cymbeline (The Queen/Baltimore Shakespeare Factory); `night, Mother (Thelma Cates/The Highwood Theatre); and Other Desert Cities (Silda Grauman/Highwood). Last fall, Melissa co-directed a hit production of the WWII prison drama Pancrac 45 for DC’s ExPats Theatre. Film credits include I Like Me available on Amazon Prime. Melissa trained in classical and contemporary acting, movement, & voice at DC’s Studio Theatre. Look for Melissa’s thriller, Catch & Kill, to be published by LA-based Level 4 Press in 2024
Judith Feingold is a classically trained Meisner actor, hailing from Shakespeare & Company, The Actors Movement Studio, and from the John DeSotelle Studio, where she now serves as faculty. She is an acting company member, designer, and director for Nuance Theatre Company, and is best known for her work in Not On This Night (Stage Wright Films, 2021 Regional Emmy Award), The Manhattan Front, Chamber Music (Broadwayworld Award nomination), Proof (Innovative Theatre Award nomination), and Danny And The Deep Blue Sea (River Rep Arts Center)
Joe Rashbaum grew up and attended Kindergarten thru College in the very same Brooklyn neighborhood in which we shot "MAXINE". Joe brings his lifelong passion for radio and pop-culture history to the role of announcer "WIlbur Wickes", following a radio career that began when he sold and wrote his first spot for iconic NYC All News Station "1010 WINS" at age 19. A veteran contestant of 6 game shows including CBS' "THE AMAZING RACE", Joe's acting career has included principal roles in 12 commercials to date for such advertisers as SHAKE SHACK & COMCAST, a co-starring role in upcoming feature film "IN THE PINES", numerous short films, web series and many corporate industrial projects.
David Dotterer is thrilled to be a part of the inaugural production from ALMI. Since pursuing film/video in 2017, he has been cast in 170+ projects, of which Maxine is now a treasured member of the list! My heartfelt gratitude to all involved!
Mindy Fox trained for over 20 years with Doug Taylor (Sanford Meisner’s student at the Neighborhood Playhouse) and more recently with teachers at MN Acting Studio in NYC, including Matt Newton, Bryan Davis and Karen Summerton. She holds a degree in the History of Art & Architecture from Brown University, where she also played four years of varsity soccer. When not acting, Mindy can be found volunteering at a local charter school and other community-based organizations or in her studio, where she hand-fabricates fine jewelry.
Frank Di Napoli is a New York City based actor in film and television. Frank’s credits include appearances in the feature films “Moving in 2008” and “Penance”, the short films “Tit For Tat” and “Classic Punk”, as well as in a variety of roles in several Investigation Discovery Channel series, including “Evil Lives Here”, “A Crime to Remember”, “The Perfect Murder” and “Grave Secrets”. Frank also appeared in several episodes of the web series “Camp Get Right”. Frank can be seen in the upcoming short film “The Visitor” and feature film “Dress Code”.
Hannah Marie Pederson (she/her) is an NYC-based actor and theatre director. She is currently earning her BFA in Drama and MA in Arts Management at The New School. You can see her in the second and third seasons of I Put The Bi In Bitter on Tello Films and YouTube!
Daniel Berkey became a professional in 1983. He’s done 243 plays and 186 film/TV gigs thus far. He’s still here.
Ellen Green Johnson is a New York based actress and model.
Jonny Lorenz is a professionally trained actor residing in NYC. He has studied at The Lee Strasberg School, The Barrow Group under Seth Barrish and Lee Brock, and at T. Schreiber. As a history lover and extroverted story teller, he loves how films can blend these two interests and looks forward to furthering his exposure to great projects like Maxine!
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