Ophelia's Jump Productions
Kelly Kelly (Vivian Bearing) is thrilled to be back onstage for Opheliaʼs Jump. She was last seen in OJPʼs maiden voyage, August: Osage County (Violet). She has been involved in various productions for the past seven years, most recently, as Mrs. Robinson in The Graduate at Chino Community Theatre. She hopes that the audience is touched and moved by this show and has a few laughs along the way. Enjoy.
Mel Chadwick (Harvey Kelekian) This is Melʼs fourth time performing with Opheliaʼs Jump. OJP audiences might remember him from Time Stands Still, Clybourne Park and Ruthless! the Musical. He has performed in numerous productions including South Paciﬁc, Blithe Spirit, 1776 and A Little Night Music.
Eric Dains (Jason Posner) is excited to return to Ophelia's Jump after playing Dogberry and Marcellus/Osric/Player in Much Ado About Nothing and Hamlet respectively. A fan of Macklemore and Edgar Wright ﬁlms, he recently moved to the area from his hometown of Bakersﬁeld where he has worked in theatrical education since 2012. Both a scripted and improvisational performer, he has been featured nationally in various festivals such as the Red Rocks Improv Festival, Las Vegas Improv Festival, and San Diego Improv Fest. You can ﬁnd him on Twitter/Instagram (@vivaladains).
Aly Easton (Susan Monahan) is honored to be playing Susie. She has previously been seen on stage in Tribes (Chance Theater), Tribes, Hamlet, Titus Andronicus, Clybourne Park (Ophelia's Jump Productions),The Threepenny Opera and Julius Caesar (A Noise Within), and more. As a Fulbright Scholar, Aly adapted and directed the Encore Producer's Award-winning workshop production of Romeo and Juliet: An ASL Love Story, debuting fully this summer with OJP! Special thanks to her family and friends who support her as she pursues her dreams. Type your paragraph here.
Ann Thomas (E.M. Ashford) is honored to be working with OJP once again playing EM Ashford. Some of her favorite roles have been in Hats!, Addams Family (Tibbies Center Stage), 33 Variations, Ruthless! The Musical (Ophelia's Jump Productions), On Golden Pond, Arsenic & Old Lace and Cabaret (IVRT), The Full Monty, Nunsense, Annie, Little Women (The Grove Theatre) and many more. Ann is living an incredible life with her husband Tom. They have three grown daughters, and three granddaughters and a grandson that they absolutely adore. Thank you for this opportunity.
Kristina Meyering(Ensemble) Kristina Meyering is excited to be a part of this moving story, as her mom is a cancer survivor of 12 years. She received her BFA in acting for the stage and screen from Azusa Paciﬁc University, and just ﬁnished up playing Flounder in The Little Mermaid in North Hollywood. She thanks OJP for this opportunity.
Sara Marie Sciarrillo (Ensemble) is proud to make her OJP debut. She graduates in May with a BFA in Acting for the Stage and Screen and double major in Humanities from Azusa Paciﬁc University. Sara thanks everyone involved in Wit for making her feel so welcomed to the team, and Beatrice for inviting her. Shoutout to her husband for dealing with such a busy schedule their ﬁrst month of marriage; it may not get less busy, but it will stay exciting!
Kiana Tori (Ensemble) is an actor, model, and playwright. She has a bachelors degree in theatre with high honors in playwriting from UC San Diego. Her credits include: Untold, Blindspot Collective; kNow More, PLNU; Anansi the Story King, UCSD; A Midsummer Nights Dream, PCC; The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, PCC.