Singer/Songwriter/Actor Kenny Holland began performing publicly at the age of 8. By 16, he was already a household name in the Phoenix music scene. In 2012, he released his first solo album Heart & Keys on iTunes, announcing his arrival as an emerging pop/rock sensation. Kenny has performed in front of sold out audiences nationwide, sharing the stage with Demi Lovato, Aaron Carter, Rae Sremmurd, and The Summer Set. His vines number in the millions, he was a featured act on the 2014 Jack and Jack Tour and in 2015.
Credits include: ABC’s Blood and Oil; and Emma Smith in the Mormon church’s Restoration Site films in Harmony, Pennsylvania. Anna has been performing since she started making Beanie Baby movies with her parents’ camcorder when she was 8. Born in Fremont, California and raised in Spokane, Washington, Anna received a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree from Brigham Young University. Now a Los Angeles resident, she acts full time in film, television, commercials, voiceovers, and stage productions. Anna is also a writer and adjunct humanities professor.
Film credits include: The Cokeville Miracle, 16 Stones, The Body Tree, Cloud 9, and Shadow. Television credits: Granite Flats and Hidden In The Heartland. A “Best Actor” nominee for the last two Utah Films Awards, Mason is also a 5-time award winning soloist musician, artist and improv comedian at ComedySportz. He currently lives in Los Angeles, founded a custom shoe company SoulKix, and enjoys writing, surfing, skateboarding, and hopes one day to open an art gallery.
Monica Moore Smith
The former competitive karate kid transformed herself into an actor/singer/dancer who is accomplished in both film and stage and just graduated from Pioneer High School for the Performing Arts. You may recognize her as the bullied girl in the viral Mormon Message Bullying – Stop It. Last year Monica performed with Jeremy Jordan, Laura Benanti, and Jason Robert Brown in Parade in Concert at the Lincoln Center in NYC. She loves to connect with followers on social media! #FlindersForever
Brian Neal Clark
Stage credits include: National Tour of Les Miserables (Javert); The Count of Monte Cristo (original cast); Oklahoma!; The Scarlet Pimpernel; Carousel; and Blood Brothers. Film Credits include: The Elving Project; Paradise; Pretty Darn Funny; Believe; Black and White World; and The World’s Fastest Indian with Anthony Hopkins. Brian graduated from BYU in Music Dance Theater and received a Masters Degree in Interior Design from Utah State University. Currently performing with The Sock Puppets Improv Comedy Troupe, he is an interior designer and is married to Alison Akin Clark.”All my love to Atsi, Mustard, Beans, and Peanut.”
Alison Akin Clark
Stage and film credits include: Oklahoma!; Pretty Darn Funny (web series); Sons of Provo; The Elving Project; and current performer with The Sock Puppets Improv Comedy Troupe. A graduate of BYU’s Music Dance Theater program, Alison has performed all over the world with Holland America Cruise Lines and BYU’s Young Ambassadors. A real-life wife to Brian Clark and a mother of three amazing children, Alison is originally from Yakima WA, where she grew up hearing stories of Saturday’s Warrior’s original touring days from her Dad who played Elder Green.
One of 2012’s Utah’s Most Fabulous People, Clint has performed on America’s Got Talent and at Stadium of Fire. He’s played percussion and drums for most of his life – touring, recording and traveling the country playing for professional groups and large venues – and currently directs both the UVU drumline he founded in 2010 known as the Green Man Group and the drumline for the Utah Jazz. A professional motivational speaker, every year Clint travels the world speaking to thousands of teens on the importance of self-discovery and striving for true significance in life.
Recent credits include: George Gibbs in Our Town (for which he received the Hilton Worldwide Award for Distinguished Performance in a Leading Role); The Diary of Anne Frank; Dogville; Bedroom Farce; and Cameron in the BYU capstone film “Conflicted Felons.” From Walnut Creek, CA, Morgan is a senior in the BFA acting at Brigham Young University.
Credits include performing at Carnegie hall 4 times in one year, as a principal soloist for the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and as a contestant on NBC’s hit show America’s Got Talent. Awards include the Governor’s Mansion Artist of the Year Award and YouTube Cover Artist of the Year. With over 250 million views on YouTube his videos have been featured on USA Today, the Steve Harvey Show, Good Morning America, Jimmy Kimmel, Us Weekly, Huffington Post and Time.com. Alex and his wife Julie have 4 kids under the age of 6 with another one on the way.
Film credits include: High School Musical; Saints & Soldiers: The Void; Stop Pepper Palmer (Best Supporting Actor, WorldFest Houston) and The Step Sister. Stage credits include: Rocky Horror Picture Show; In the Heights; An Alabama Story; Wallace, Slam and The Third Crossing; Jesus Christ Superstar; Ragtime; The Overwhelming; Ruined; and Civil War. As a playwright, his play Breathe was read as part of the Utah AIDS Foundation/Plan-B AIDS Plays and his play Niggah was read as part of the Edward Lewis Black Theatre Festival.
Having grown up in Portland, OR, Kassandra is the first in her family to pursue a career in performing. She is currently a senior at Brigham University studying Music Dance Theatre and is excited to be graduating this April. Her career has consisted of multiple films, musicals, plays, and voice over work and she can’t wait to continue her career in New York this coming summer.
Theater credits include: A Christmas Carol; Oklahoma!; A Tale of Two Cities; Zorro the Musical; To Kill a Mockingbird; The Philadelphia Story; A Little Night Music; Annie; and Peter Pan. Film credits: 127 Hours; 17 Miracles; Ephraim’s Rescue; Christmas Oranges; and The Christmas Dragon. Bailee has also appeared in several productions of The Nutcracker and loves performing, dancing, gymnastics, and skiing.
Film credits include: the Disney Channel Original Movie Den Brother; and The Elving Project. Television credits: co-starring on the primetime Emmy-nominated television series Criminal Minds and recurring guest Granite Flats; and is the voice of young Emily on the web series, Fergus and Crispy. Caroline made her regional theatre debut at six years old in Les Miserables and was cast the following year in the Tony Award winning musical, Annie. Caroline lives in St. George, Utah with her parents and three brothers.
Ethan is a Utah native who enjoys acting in local commercials and film. He started his acting career at age 4 in theater and has grown up on stage and on screen, including solo performances at Draper Historic Theater and as Owen Kane in The Kane Files. Ethan has many interests, including singing, playing piano, playing competitive soccer, and hitting the slopes with his family. While Ethan’s passion is to act, he also loves to travel and is thankful for his experiences traveling throughout the US and Europe and even parts of Africa.
Credits include: Young Mike Ross on USA’s SUITS, The Thundermans on Nickelodeon, Norman Kamp in Christmas for a Dollar, Sam Williams in Just Let Go, Jonathan in The Lost Boy on Lifetime, Rand in The Christmas Dragon, Saul in No Ordinary Shepherd, Jordan Fielding in Storm Rider, Porter in Miracle Maker. Jacob can currently be seen recurring on USA’s COLONY as Charlie Bowman.
Stage Credits: Joseph…, Honkl! Jr.; Dear Edwina; Alice in Wonderland; Shrek the Musical; The Music Man; upcoming Film Credits: The Elving Project. Abby has been singing, dancing, and acting since she was 4 years old, and currently studies ballet. Abby loves all the colors in the rainbow, creating plays with her brothers, and writing stories, but her greatest dream is to one day swim with dolphins!
Stage credits include: Count of Monté Cristo; Pericles; Addams Family; and The Andrews Brothers. An accounting major at Brigham Young University with an extensive background in musical theatre, James has been married for 2 1/2 years and has thoroughly enjoyed his first real foray into the film world.