Swedish born actress and TEDx speaker Jannica Olin is Hollywood's Only Bald Blonde. A graduate of The Neighborhood Playhouse in New York, Jannica has worked extensively in theatre (immersive and stage), film, commercials and music videos in the US, UK, Australia and Sweden. Yes, she has lived in all those places.
In 2014, Jannica lost all her hair to Alopecia and went on an inward journey of finding her place in the world again, as a woman, and as an actor. What she uncovered and discovered through that journey, led her to be invited to give a TEDx talk in Normal, Illinois in October 2018.
It also inspired Jannica to write the one-woman show; (IM)PERFEKT, which had its' world premiere at the Hollywood Fringe Festival in June 2019 to sold-out houses. The show went on to win the Producers' Encore Award as well as receiving a nomination for the Diverse Diva Award by The Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival and took home an Honorable Mention and Gold by TVOLUTION as well as a Critics' Choice Award by Better Lemons.
Through her work as a speaker and performer; Jannica shines the light on an often disempowering beauty ideal and wants us all to fully embrace who we are and what we look like. Whether on stage speaking to students and organizations; performing her solo show or appearing on TV and film, Jannica is redefining what our idea of beauty, normal and perfect is supposed to look like.
"The freedom to fully be yourself without any apologies; that's where your true power lies."
In 2017, Jannica was nominated for the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Women’s Summit; an event that recognizes and honors outstanding professional women who have made significant contributions to their professions and the Los Angeles community.
Dr. Luke Rex was born in Sydney, Australia where he began his formal training as an actor, graduating from The Sydney Acting School in 1996. Here, he studied under the late Gillian Owen and her son, Dr. David Finlayson MacSwan. Luke then studied at The Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York in 1999, then returned to Australia to work in film/tv/theatre. He had lead roles in two independent feature films (Picto Crime and Picture This), in addition to guest roles on prime time TV Australian series, Young Lions, Water Rats, and All Saints. Luke took up a greencard offer and moved to NYC to pursue his acting career in 2006 before moving to Los Angeles in 2009, where he lives today.
Luke has a Doctorate in Psychology from Pepperdine University. After making the decision to go back to school in 2013 to Los Angeles Community College, he was soon inspired by his Psychology Professor to further his studies. Luke transferred to UCLA pre-psychology and in 2016 graduated with a major in Psychology and Theater minor, then attended Pepperdine University where he completed his Masters in Psychology (2018) and Doctorate in Psychology (Psy.D.) in 2022.
Darren Lipari is an American actor and filmmaker based in Los Angeles. Darren was born and raised in a performing arts household in Long Island, NY. His mother a voice teacher and his father a TV reporter for ABC's Eyewitness News. These origins led Darren to pursue a career in the performing arts leading him to get a film degree from Ithaca College.
After interning on various productions in LA and NY he decided to move in front of the camera and has had success in areas of TV and film nabbing roles in the cop-thriller "21 Bridges" and award winning TV shows such as "Mr. Robot" and "Girls."
Watching "Die Hard" "The Fisher King" and "Blue Velvet" way too many times has led Darren to gravitate towards playing troubled and traumatic characters in the throws of an identity/existential crisis.
Most recently, Darren recurred as Bartender Bobby on the limited series Welcome to Chippendales currently streaming on HULU.
Ryan Stroud was born in Dayton, Ohio. He attended the University of Cincinnati and majored in Electronic Media out of the College-Conservatory of Music branch of the University. He acted in small productions in Cincinnati and moved to Los Angeles, California where he resides and continues to pursue the craft of acting.