Born and raised in Miami, Florida. Moved to Atlanta GA 9 years ago to pursue her acting career. Graduate of Tri-Cities High School with the concentration of performing arts and music. Meghan was an active member of “The Atlanta Workshop Players”. Her stage performances include “West Side Story’, “Once on this Island” “The 25th Annual Putnam Conty Spelling Bee’ ‘Zombie Prom’, and now debuting one of her most mature and challenging roles yet of Genine/Kim in “The Holes Run Deep’.
A native of Macon, GA, Taron Germany is an actor known for Atlanta, In Beef, and Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda. Taron gained a passion for entertaining in the 3rd grade, when he competed on stage in The National Spelling Bee in an auditorium filled with hundreds of people. He continued his journey of entertaining throughout high school by playing football. He shares, ” I attribute sports to my success in life, football is where I gained discipline and dedication. Being raised by a single mother was challenging because I lacked that male presence that every young male needs, but I strongly believe that I gained my self initiative and discipline by playing sports.” After graduating high school and then working odd jobs, Taron decided to relocate to Atlanta to pursue his passion where he began studying with Emmy Award winner Greg Alan Williams.
Brandice Brown is excited about making her debut as Tracy in The Hole Runs Deep. Her most recent works include The One Minute Play Festival (dir. Keith Bolden) Clockmaker (dir. Mark Swinton), and Gee’s Bend (dir. Jade Lambert Smith).
She is a recent graduate of Spelman College with a BA in Drama. She is excited about her future as she continues on her journey to becoming a legendary performer.
James Johnson is from Savannah, GA. He moved to Atlanta in 2014 to pursue his career in acting. He loves theater and enjoys connecting with his audience. He believes that through theater he can bring people together through the shared emotions of his characters and the audience. His goal is to have people leave a play thinking, “I understood how that character felt”.
Angel L. Henderson has been forging her way around the Atlanta Theatre and Film landscape for the past four years. She has held both lead and supporting roles in various stage plays in the Metro Atlanta area. Recent credits include The Present Day Ruth with Dallas Sound Productions, One Day Too Late and Living Testament with 7 Eight Incorporated, A Thin Line and The Company You Keep with WOW Onstage Productions, and Love’s Last Episode with F.I.V.O. Entertainment.
She was also recently cast in a supporting role as Markytha in the upcoming film Woman to Woman, and will take the lead role as Gwen in the upcoming film Family Stranger. Her current trainings include The Professional Actor, Auditioning, Improv and Monologue with XXI Century Entertainment; she looks forward to furthering her growth and
development as an actor/artist. Angel is also a vocalist and has recorded with both veteran and independent artists; presently she trains at VerLyn Music Studios. She does voiceovers and enjoys public speaking, is a book fiend and avid reader, loves the outdoors and has had great success at planning and hosting events. Angel is a native of Jacksonville, FL, but for the past few years, has called Atlanta her home.
Christa Hines was born and raised in Raleigh, Nc, the youngest of four children. She studied dance as an undergrad at East Carolina University where she received a dual degree in dance performance and communications. During that time she performed in several guest artists and faculty productions including a few dance numbers in plays like Oliver and 7 Brides for 7 Brothers.
Following graduation Christa taught dance to children during the summer all over the United States in places including California and Nebraska to name a few; during that time, she was also asked to perform in New York for a soloist showcase for BalaSole Dance Company. She moved to Atlanta, Ga in May 2016 to continue growing in her performing arts training; her debut role as Kim in the play “The Hole Runs Deep” will be her first major speaking role for stage.
Briana Starks was born in Sacramento, Ca. She has always been involved in the Arts. Throughout high school she was apart of the cheer leading squad, speech and debate team and dance team. Senior year she feel in love with acting. After not getting the part of Rizo in her high school production of Grease (shes not that great of a singer) she decided to pursue acting after high school. She loved the auditioning process. She moved to Atlanta at a young age but it was here that she booked her first major film. Bessie, starring Queen Latifah and Mo’Nique. It was an opportunity that she will never forget. She loves acting and her hopes are to encourage, help, heal, and move people with her work.
Rayshawn L. Smith Jr., a native of Fayetteville, NC, has been acting “all his life,” but has been going serious with his craft for the last 5 years. An actor, comic, and playwright, Rayshawn wants to be known as a “one-man wrecking crew.” Rayshawn graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in spring of 2009 with a BA in Theatre Arts. An avid fan of film and television, Rayshawn draws his inspiration from actors like Samuel Jackson, Will Smith, and Jim Carrey, as well as directors such as Spike Lee and Quentin Tarantino. Rayshawn found his love for theatre in high school when he was introduced to a stage play by an unknown playwright by the name of Tyler Perry called “Madea’s Family Reunion.” Since then, Rayshawn has grown to love theatre in all aspects, from on-stage acting, to behind the scenes with lighting, sound, props, and scenery.
Before moving to Atlanta, Rayshawn worked on various film and stage productions in NC. His first feature film was a faith based comedy about married life called “The Greatest Sex I’ve Ever Had.” He has been involved in various theatrical productions, including his most crowning achievement as an actor, when he was asked to portray the iconic and outspoken El Hajj Maliik Shabazz, better known as Malcolm X, in the original stage play “By Any Means.” His most recent theatrical production happened here in Atlanta in June, when he was asked to portray the role of “Parker,” a Female To Male transgendered gay man in the controversial stage play “The Dingalogues.”
Rayshawn was also blessed to have one of his own stage plays, entitled “After the Storm,” produced and showcased at his high school alma mater, EE Smith High School, in Fayetteville, NC in the fall of 2015. Rayshawn moved to the Atlanta area in summer of 2015, and is looking to take his acting career to the highest plateau possible.
Assistant Director and Stage Manager.
Joi Porter is thrilled to be working with Perfect Muse Productions for the first time, and to have the opportunity to share this experience with such an amazing cast. Joi is a recent graduate of Spelman college, where she received her Bachelors Degree in Drama. Joi’s most recent theatre credits include The 1 Minute Play Festival, 7 Guitars, Oleanna, Fat Pig by Neil Labute, Boxed In and Shakespeare in The Park. She would like to thank her mother, Samantha Porter for her continued love and support, and her sisters Faith and Hope, and her mentor Marion Wright. Break a leg everyone.!
Actress, Director, Producer, Host and Activist Onyx Keesha prides herself in being able to wear many different hats. Onyx is the founder of Onyx Keesha Films, a production company, and M.PoWeR Arts, a non-profit arts organization with locations throughout the United States.