CAST (in order of appearance):
Julia Morizawa is Dr. Bright
Julia Morizawa is a Los Angeles based actor with extensive experience in film, television, theatre and web series. Career highlights include the feature films Judas Kiss and Tied Up; TV appearances on Lewis Black's The Root of All Evil and ER; the title role in East West Players' production of Masha No Home; the world premiere of the play Without Annette; and series regular roles on the web series Star Trek: Odyssey and Frontier Guard. She is a graduate of The Second City Hollywood and is currently training at The BGB Studio. Julia has also written and produced award-winning projects including the improvised feature film JesusCat (or How I Accidentally Joined a Cult), the short film Sin & Lyle, and the play Twenty-Two. In addition, her first and only book Memoirs of a Wannabe Sex Addict is available online. Visit Julia's website for more information and regular updates.
Lauren Shippen is Samantha "Sam" Barnes
Lauren Shippen is the creator and head writer of The Bright Sessions. On top of her writing work, Lauren has acted in numerous podcasts - including her own - as well as short films and web series. She has a degree in music from The College of William & Mary and was named one of Forbes 30 Under 30 in Media for 2018. Lauren is a New York native and now resides in Los Angeles. For more information, please visit her website.
Briggon Snow is Caleb Michaels
Originally from South Portland, Maine - Briggon is an actor in Los Angeles, California. Along with credits on Gavin de Becker’s ‘Gift of Fear’ and ‘Masters of Sex’ on Showtime, Briggon currently plays Chad on Nickelodeon’s ‘Game Shakers’. When he’s not lending his voice to his favorite character (Caleb) on 'The Bright Sessions', he can be found working and training at The BGB Studio in NoHo, or geeking out over all-things Disney and James Bond; Briggon is the creator and co-founder of the largest James Bond online fan community in the world: The MI6 Forums at Mi6-hq.com. For more information, please visit his website.
Anna Lore is Chloe Turner
Anna Lore is an actor, writer and comedian living and working in Los Angeles. She's played many roles on and off screen, but a few of her favorites have been Cindy on MTV's Faking It, Brie in The Friendless Five, and Stanley the Waiter in her 7th grade production of Hello Dolly. Anna can be seen in commercials ranging from Toyota to Taco Bell, for about enough time for you to wonder if that was her. She uses her voice loudly and often, and has enjoyed using it to portray Chloe in The Bright Sessions. She likes sunshine, donuts, small animals, and baby humans and is excited to be a part of this project. For more information, please visit her website.
Charlie Ian is Damien
Charlie has been acting in Los Angeles since 2011. He made an appearance in the 2015 Oscar winning film Whiplash, and has done voice over work for many companies, including Ford, Taco Bell, and HP. In addition to acting, Charlie also writes and produces. For more information, please visit Charlie's IMDB page.
Ian Mcquown is agent green
Ian McQuown is a Los Angeles based actor and native, founding member of the sketch comedy group Extremely Decent, and a graduate of the UCLA School of Theatre, Film and Television. Ian has an extensive background in entertainment ranging from years of live clowning, musical theatre, live concert music, and appearances in film and television. Feel free to visit his IMDB for more information.
alex gallner is adam hayes
Alex Gallner is an actor, musician, and entrepreneur in Los Angeles. Alex was an acclaimed stage actor in his home state of Florida and received The Critic’s Choice award from the Florida State Thespian Society. Since moving to Los Angeles, Alex has become a screen actor with the help of his cousin Kyle Gallner. Music, however, was his first love. Alex has toured the country with his music and shared the stage with acts like Fall Out Boy, Dickey Betts and David Cassidy. Alex is also a natural hustler and has been in business for himself since graduating from the University Of Florida with a degree in marketing. His latest venture is a franchise called TapSnap that is making waves in event entertainment. Check out his IMDB or website for the latest and greatest.
Andrew nowak is mark bryant
An actor living in Los Angeles, Andrew Nowak originally hails from Omaha, Nebraska by way of Chicago where he received BA in theatre from Columbia College. Since moving to LA he has become a graduate of the UCB Improv program, appeared onstage in productions of Equus, King Lear, and Present Laughter, and recorded multiple voiceover spots. Recent projects include the feature film, Sunset Rock, and the upcoming TV series, We're Not Friends. He also currently trains at BGB Studios. For more information, please see his IMDB Page.
Alex Marshall-Brown is director wadsworth
Alex is a LA based actress & stuntwoman wrapped up in a variety of creatively badass endeavors, both onstage & onscreen. Career highlights include performances as the unexpectedly strong Pepper in "New Girl", as well as pyrotechnic stunts for "The Hateful Eight". A perpetual student, Alex spends her days playing & creating motion capture for video games, & feeding her curiosity in vehicular drifting, super heroines, & martial arts. Recent projects include a collaboration as action director in "Vain" a 360-video vampire series, motion capture for "Crucible" an Amazon video game, as well as episodes airing on "Pitch", "Westworld", & "Modern Family". Alex immerses herself in projects which test her creative limits & thrives at the chance to emerge a little wiser on the other side. For her full list of credits, please visit her website.
Phillip Jordan is Frank Sawyer
Originally from Chicago, Illinois (SOUTHSIDE!), Phillip is an actor in Hollywood, CA. He is a vegan who loves everything technology and natural healing. He is currently recurring as Van on the 3rd season of “Jane the Virgin.” Other TV credits include “Life in Pieces,” “Masters of Sex,” “Parks & Recreations,” & the reboot of “The Gilmore Girls.” He has also been in several national and regional commercials including Smokey Bear, U.S. Cellular, Miller Lite, Pizza Hut (with the one and only George Takei) & vitaminwater. You can visit his IMDB for more information or his newly created Tumblr because his website is so out of date he’s embarrassed by it! You can also follow him on Instagram and Twitter at @phillipjordan or on Facebook.
alanna fox is rose atkinson
Alanna Fox grew up in San Francisco, lived in New York for many years, but is now happily based in Los Angeles. Her episodes of I’m Dying Up Here on Showtime and My Crazy Ex on Lifetime aired in 2017. She can also be seen in many online commercials. Alanna is thrilled to be part of The Bright Sessions! For more information and updates, visit her website.
reyn beeler is charlie decker
Reyn Beeler graduated from Emerson College with a BFA in Acting and is now an actor based in LA. Reyn’s recent projects have been his voiceover work for ars Paradoxica and performing in a Facebook Live show produced by Funny or Die with his sketch comedy team Flambé!. When he is not guarding government labs, you can find him improvising comedy, choreographing combat, or playing video games.