Meet The Cast
Janine Anzalone was born and raised at the New Jersey Shore. It was during her undergraduate studies in communications at Monmouth University that she discovered her passion for acting. Graduating with a bachelor’s degree, she spent several years as a marketing professional until she moved to Florida to be closer to her family and to pursue her dream as an actor and writer. She has been working professionally in the film/television industry since September 2009, accruing numerous film credits such as the award winning short film “The Fenimore,” as well as the lead in the slasher feature “Deep Seeded,” which has world-wide distribution by American Horrors.
Prior to relocating to Jacksonville, Janine trained with several acting coaches in New York City where she studied a range of acting techniques. She also has trained in intensives with Los Angeles coaches Jeffery Brooks, Christy English and Deborah Lemen. Now a Florida resident, she continues to hone her craft at the Master level with her coach, Cindy Hogan, and frequently auditions for network television, commercials, and feature films in both the Southeast and Los Angeles markets.
Cindy Hogan was born in Los Angeles and raised in Southern California. With numerous feature film credits, including the soon to be released, (2/13/2013) Beautiful Creatures with Emma Thompson, Jeremy Irons and Viola Davis as well as the award winning feature, Where I Begin, and recently released Red Dirt Rising. Her current recurring roles on TV include Dr. Lewis on Army Wives as well as guest starring roles on this season of Second Generation Wayans, Breakout Kings and Drop Dead Diva. She is the Voice Host of the PBS show, Getting Away Together. Her resume includes hundreds of commercials, industrials and Voice work.
Jesse Malinowski grew up in central Florida and began his career in his elementary years doing print work and took some acting classes in Winterpark Florida. He continued acting in high school and community theater. He attended advanced classes with the Orlando Theater Project for a summer and after achieving superiors in high school along with Best Supporting Actor which led him to many state competitions. After receiving a scholarship to The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts Jesse moved to New York City.
Staying in NYC he was involved in some theater, improv shows, and many student films. After finishing his two year conservatory training Jesse became a member of One on One Productions and continued his training by taking advanced on camera classes with instructors such as Bob Krackower, a private on set acting coach from LA, Julie Madison, casting director for One Life to Live. You would have last seen Jesse in the theatres 2012 “American Reunion”, and on a reoccurring role on MTV’s “The Inbetweeners”.
Kent Lindsey has been in show business since he was 6 years old. Tap dancing at USO shows in Texas and doing a variety of stage plays. Kent was also a true Texas cowboy. He grew up on horseback and trained race horses for about 4 years until he got too tall to be a jockey. He rode in rodeos until he realized that bareback bronco riding was no way to make a living. Out of college Kent moved to Kentucky to join a rock and roll band and performed in large venues and nightclubs. After 13 years as a professional musician, Kent decided to go back to the secure world of acting.
Kent has appeared in feature film projects such as “Passenger 57”, “Glory”, and “GI Jane” as well as several television projects and national commercial spots. He has been the spokesman for several large corporations like CSX, OmniTrax, Barnett Banks, Jim Walter Homes, UPS, NASA and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Brunswick, GA. For 11 years he was known to all Jacksonville Florida children as Safari Sam, the wild and crazy host of the Fox 30’s Kids’ Club. As Safari Sam he received several awards for his charitable work in the community. Kent was the host for the DIY network’s premier show “DIY Kids.” Kent has worked on camera with actors like Jim Carrey, Keven Nealon, and Artie Johnson. He has also been in several theatrical plays, his favorite role was that of John Wilkes Booth in the musical play “Assassins.”
Kent attended the University of Texas at El Paso majoring in Radio and Television. He is the Former Vice-President of the Florida Motion Picture and Television Association, and continues to be active in his community.
Dandy Barrett is a theatre and film actress who has worked throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Southeast. Currently a resident of Savannah, Georgia, she is an active member of The Collective Face Theatre Ensemble, where she has played lead roles in Suddenly Last Summer, The Glass Menagerie, Frozen, and Enchanted April. She also has been seen in principal roles in Doubt, Agnes of God, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Company, A Little Night Music, and more. Television and commercial work includes on-air announcing for Day & Date, a nationally syndicated television news magazine, as well as national commercials for Hidden Valley Ranch, Clorox, EST estrogen replacement, and Nickelodeon. Exposure is her first web series.
Other than some stellar performances as Chief Osceola and Woodrow Wilson in elementary school, Mack didn’t get his start in acting until the tail end of college. He was working in sports production and began to take acting classes in an effort to get comfortable being in front of the camera. It was at that time he realized he wanted to get into the acting world. Once making the decision to pursue acting, he began to book commercials in Orlando, Florida. He also got plugged in to the local Film schools and began working regularly in student films and web-series. Getting some encouragement from those he worked and studied with, Mack made the move to Los Angeles to further his career. Since moving, he has been in a number of shorts and web-series.
Tom brings 40 years of stage and film experience to his current role of Eugene Learner, the “Sage Old” acting coach on “Exposure”. The role is a perfect fit for Tom, who spends his time doing exactly what he does in the series, working with actors as a drama instructor
and as a live theatre director. Tom began his professional career at Charlotte’s Pineville Dinner Theatre where he worked as an Equity Stage Manager and Equity Actor. He then took the same position at Jacksonville’s Alhambra Dinner Theatre and became it’s General Manager/Producer/Director. He later became Managing Director at The Atlantic Theatres, a multi-venu facility also in Jacksonville, Fl, where the comedy club hosted stars such as Jeff Dunham and Kevin Pollack. As a member of the Screen Actors Guild, Tom has worked on several major motion pictures including Disney’s “White Fang” where he spent seven months in Alaska serving as the films Transportation Captain. When director Randal Keiser (Grease) heard Tom was an actor, he gave him a part in the film starring Ethan Hawke and Klaus Maria Brandaur. He also had a part in Peter Bogdanovich’s “Illegally Yours” starring Rob Lowe, and several other features and television films. As a member of The Directors Guild of America, Tom works behind the scenes on projects of all sizes serving as Assistant Director.
Films include GI Jane with Demi Moore, Basic with John Travolta & Samuel Jackson, Brenda Starr with Brooke Shields, Second Hand Lions with Michael Cane & Robert Duval, and many more. He served as Tallahassee Location Manager on HBO’s “Recount”, helping that film with 3 Emmys for “Best Film”, and “Best Director” for Jay Roach. (Meet The Parents, Borat) As a member of Actors Equity Association, Tom worked on & off stage with many stars over the years including Sid Caesar, Martha Raye, John Raitt, Imogene Coca, Gary Burghoff, and many more. Tom received his training in acting from professional actors at The Cleveland Playhouse through their program in upstate New York at the Chautauqua Institution. From there, Tom majored in theatre arts at the University of South Alabama and at Jacksonville University, where he directed the critically acclaimed “Waiting for Godot”. As a director, Tom’s worked theatres from Off Broadway to up & down the east co ast. Credits include “Assassins”, “Pirates of Penzance”,”Rozencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead” and many more. On stage credits include “Twelfth Night” where he won best actor of the year at the Univ. of S. Alabama, and M. Orgon in “Tartuffe” where he won Best New Actor at Jacksonville University. Tom currently serves as Production Manager at The Limelight Theatre in St. Augustine, Fl, where he’s designed sets & lights for over 20 productions.
Whitney Johns is a native of Boise, Idaho. While growing up she was actively involved in musical and theatrical arts. She attended Brigham Young University, studying Business Communications and Marketing. She is currently pursuing her ambition to work in film and television and has recently moved to Los Angeles to make acting her full-time career. She has appeared in several short films, various commercials and was recently featured on television’s Hollywood Heights on Nickelodeon. She has a love for the outdoors, martial arts, traveling and honing her craft.
Joanna C. Horton
Joanna’s acting career began learning Shakespeare, including a stint at the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) in England. Notable stage roles include Juliet in “Romeo & Juliet,” Mistress Ford in “Merry Wives of Windsor,” Ophelia in “15-Minute Hamlet,” and Emilia in “45-Minute Othello.” Others include Detective Cole in “Stop Kiss” and others. In 2011, she received a nomination for “Best Actress” in the Jacksonville 48-Hour Film Festival. Joanna and appeared in the 2nd place film for 2012’s Jacksonville 48-Hour Film Festival for the short, “Manifesto.”
Joanna studied stage combat, mime, dance and improv in Maine and New York, including with Antonio Rocha and Kristen Linklater. She learned Theatre of the Oppressed techniques at the Brecht Forum in New York City with founder Augusto Boal and his son, Julian. Joanna studied with Sanford Meisner protegés Sally Johnson at the Sally Johnson Studio and Glenn Vincent in New York City, and spent a few years at the Actor’s Workshop in Ithaca, NY with Phil Gushie’s student, Eliza Van Cort learning the Meisner technique. Joanna continued her on-camera and audition training with Jen Krater and Paolo Pagliacolo of Krater Studios in New York City and Los Angeles.
Eric Dooley is a 22 year old actor out of St.Augustine,FL. Eric has appeared in many local films as well as around florida, most notably appearing on the upcoming Euro-Disney t.v show “Game On!