ANNA MARGARET HOLLYMAN (Writer/Director, 'Teeny')
Anna Margaret Hollyman is an Austin based actor, writer, and director. She has starred in films that have premiered at Sundance, SXSW, Tribeca, Cannes, and Telluride. Some film credits include MR. ROOSEVELT, CLAIRE IN MOTION, SLEEPING WITH OTHER PEOPLE, MOJAVE, SUMMER OF BLOOD, WHITE REINDEER, SOCIAL BUTTERFLY, SMALL, BEAUTIFULLY MOVING PARTS, FUNNY BUNNY, SEVEN CHINESE BROTHERS, GAYBY, THE COLOR WHEEL, SOMEBODY UP THERE LIKES ME, THE OUTFIT, THE MINK CATCHER, and ADELAIDE.She has worked with directors such as Neil Jordan, Leslye Headland, William Monahan, Noel Wells, Onur Tukel, Bob Byington, Zach Clark, Allison Bagnall, Lauren Wolkstein, and Alex Ross Perry.
She most recently starred in DON'T LEAVE HOME, a feature filmed in Ireland by director Michael Tully. She graduated from Sarah Lawrence College with a Bachelor of Arts in Theater Arts and Art History and studied with Suzanne Esper at the William Esper Studio in New York. Maude is her first film she wrote and directed.
MEGAN FERGUSON (‘Priscilla’)
Megan Ferguson most recently starred in the upcoming season of Stephen Merchant's DREAM CORP LLC for Adult Swim, and will appear in a featured role in the second season of Joe Swanberg's EASY on Netflix. Past film credits include George Clooney's SUBURBICON, James Franco's THE DISASTER ARTIST, and THE FUNDAMENTALS OF CARING, the closing night film of the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. She appeared in a series regular role alongside Billy Crystal and Josh Gad in the FX comedy THE COMEDIANS, and has a recurring role on Netflix's GRACE & FRANKIE with past appearances on various shows including Netflix's LOVE, MAD MEN, and BOARDWALK EMPIRE. Originally from Thomasville, Georgia, Ferguson graduated from Yale University and began her acting career in New York theater.
NICO EVERS-SWINDELL (‘Eric’)
Nico Evers-Swindell stars in the upcoming season of Ryan Murphy’s ASSASSINATION OF GIANNI VERSACE: AMERICAN CRIME STORY for FX and has a supporting role in Daryl Wein’s upcoming feature film, WHITE RABBIT. Past film credits include Peter Landesman’s PARKLAND and Martin Campbell’s EDGE OF DARKNESS. He has had strong recurring roles on NBC’s GRIMM, ABC’s comedy MANHATTAN LOVE STORY and SiFy’s THE MAGICIANS and was previously cast as the lead of Amy Poehler’s comedy pilot DUMB PRINCE for NBC. His other TV appearances include ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT, VEEP, THE OFFICE and AMERICAN HORROR STORY. Nico is from New Zealand and began acting his acting career with a role on LAW & ORDER, as is customary in New York.
Heather Kafka is a character actor. She has had guest starring roles on CSI, CSI:NY, HOUSE, FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS, Netflix’s LONGMIRE and recently on HBO’s THE LEFTOVERS. She played Leatherface’s sister “Henrietta” in the Michael Bay remake of the TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE, “Diana” in Bryan Poyser’s LOVERS OF HATE, which competed for Best Narrative at Sundance 2010 and was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award. She’s worked alongside Harry Dean Stanton, Seymour Cassell, Lance Henriksen, Tim Roth, Michael Fassbender, Hank Azaria and Nicolas Cage in David Gordon Green’s JOE. She has also worked under the direction of Terrence Malick, Mike Judge and Richard Linklater. She continues to work and live in Austin, Texas where she is raising a daughter.
Paul Soileau is an artist, musician, actor, and indescribable best known for his alter egos CHRISTEENE and Rebecca Havemeyer. As the musician CHRISTEENE, Paul has spent the past several years performing within spaces and places ranging from Glastonbury Fest, Edinburgh Fest, The Soho Theatre of London, Lincoln Center, Sonar Fest and Joe’s Pub NYC. His entertainer/emcee persona of Rebecca Havemeyer has been a staple of Austin entertainment and nightlife for the past 10 years, hosting festivals, fundraisers, as well as presenting his own theatrical productions. He is a member of the Rude Mechs Theater Company and a founding member of the OUTsider Festival and of Queerbomb in Austin, Texas, where he resides with his cat, Tickles Pickles.
Nathalie Holmes is an actress, singer, and stand-up comedian balancing her time between stage and screen. As an actress she's appeared in MR. ROOSEVELT (SXSW Audience Favorite). Her work in voiceover includes NPR, DC Comics, and being the voice of Austin ISD recruitment. She’s been a featured comic at Cap City, Out of Bounds Comedy Festival, and advanced in the Funniest Person in Austin competition. Her blog, ‘Pretty Funny Girl’, features comedy based on being a 'black girl living in a time machine’ as well as interviews with actors from cult classic films and TV shows. Nathalie has also been featured on Huffington Post (contributor), PBS, Buzzfeed, Austin Monthly Magazine and in NBC Universal’s Sketch Comedy Showcase.