Wood is "Will"
Wood began his professional performing career at the age
of 18, when he began supporting himself as a stand up comic.
Deciding to pursue the more serious elements of comedy,
he enrolled at Emerson College in Boston where he studied
writing. There he became involved with the award-winning
college comedy group This Is Pathetic. After four years
of writing and performing sketch comedy, Don and several
other performers joined director David Hale in the formation
of the notorious underground theatre group, House
acting dramatically full-time, appearing in over 15 plays
over 3 years, including multiple works by Joe Orton, Samuel
Beckett and John Guare. Following his stay at Borax, Don
continued to act, but changed focus writing and directing
several plays in Boston. Don has worked with the Huntington
Theatre Company and Off-Broadway Obie winners Blue Man Group.
In the late 90's he moved to Texas, where he worked with
the Austin Lyric Opera and the Tony Award winning Alley
Theatre in Houston.
is also the co-writer of the CanniBallistic! screenplay.
He can be seen on the PBS reality TV series "Colonial
House" and on TLC's home improvement show "In
Sweeney is "Peggy"
Sweeney attended the Boston Conservatory of Music where
after two years she promptly dropped out. That same
year she joined the underground theatre group, House
soon ventured off to help form the sketch comedy group
"Chucklebucket," and has been in numerous
television and radio commercials and a number of independent
films. She can currently be seen in New York City performing
in one half of the lounge duo, "Vance and Lorna."
is thrilled to have finally reached her ultimate goal,
to become a "Scream Queen."
photo by Eric Johanson
Bramen is "Gene"
is, among other things, the bass player and a founding
member of the Boston rock band, Fuzzy. A man of style
and distinction, his acting experience includes several
years with both House of Borax and Acme Theatr as well
as appearances in several independant films. Winston
fears no man and is loved by all.
latest release, "Hurray For Everything", is
available from Catapult Records.
Taylor Grant is "Henna"
member of the Acme and Borax theatre groups, Ms. Grant
studied Theatre at Syracuse University, UMASS and
the A.R.T. She co-wrote and appeared in "Rent
Crisis," a sitcom developed for San Francisco
Cable, along with a sketch comedy program produced
for same market.
founding member and lead singer of SF rock band Virgin
Witch, Turquoise is a is Libra, with Scorpio rising
and doesn't care who knows it.
Grant has appeared in numerous indie films, was a
visiting artist at Telluride Playwriting Festival
2000 and is not as promiscuous as you might think.
Anthony Blake is "Bernie Shanks"
Blake is perhaps better known to fans of the long-running
BBC TV series "Doctor Who" as John Levine,
the name he used when playing the role of "RSM
Benton". Benton was such a popular character
that he became the focus of the first major independent
Doctor Who spinoff film, "Wartime". After
appearing in various films and shows in the UK including,
The Adventurers, Permission To Kill, Go For A Take,
Dark Places, "Carry On", "U.F.O."
and "Z-Cars", John moved to the United States.
America, he has continued to appear in films and television
shows such as The Band and Saban's "Big Bad Beetleborgs".
John is much sought-after for his remarkable voice,
providing voice-overs for Disneyland's Light Magic
attraction, The Queen Mary CD-ROM and the Heavy Gear
II video game from Activision.
Ferranti is "The Experienced Hiker"
Ferranti attended NYU film school and Umass/Boston.
While in Boston he was a member of the infamous underground
theatre company House
of Borax and later founded ACME Theatr ("the
company so poor it couldn't afford a silent 'e'").
As artistic director of ACME Theatr DW Ferranti wrote
and directed the local hit Rock musicals "X-mass
Carol," "Prometheus Bound/Hercules Unchained,"
Shakespeare for the Reading Impaired," receieving
favorable notice from such diverse media as The Boston
Phoenix, Boston Herald, and FOX 25 news. The ACME
Theatr web site was one of the early winners of
the Lycos "Top 5%" and Magellan "3
association with Freight (formerly Borax) Films and
Thinking Pictures he helped produce "Class-less
Classics" in New York, the first live web-cast
theatre/comedy show on the web. In recent years he
has worked as a visting guest artist for the Rocky
Mountain Playwrights festival in Telluride, and a
writer/ performer for "That's Not Funny,"
a skech comedy revue in Telluride. His film performances
include the Ben Fold's Five video "Underground,"
and the films "Darien Gap," "Handling
Family" and "Next Stop, Wonderland."
- Director & Co-writer
several years of acting and writing for the theatre
in Boston, James turned his attention to the world
of underground comic books. As co-editor of COW,
the international anthology from MonsterPants Comics,
he helped to introduce artists from around the world
to new audiences, as well as exposing readers to a
few stories of his own. After a stint in Hollywood
as a screenwriter, James now lives in New York, the
new home of his independent film company, MonsterPants.
His directorial debut, CanniBallistic! is available
on home video from Dead Alive / Spectrum Films. James'
second feature film, THE
OFF SEASON, is currently
available from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. His most
recent release AUTOMATONS is now on DVD through Facets.
Hale - Director of Phototgraphy
of Borax over ten years ago as an underground
nightclub and theatre in Boston. The raucous theatrical
events and band performances he organized drew large
audiences and rave reviews, and helped springboard
several musical acts into stardom. In 1992, he moved
Borax to New York and opened shop on Ludlow Street,
performing a variety of original theatre pieces. Additionally,
David put more of his energies into film and the internet,
designing and maintaining the Caroline Records website
for several years. David later went on to direct award
winning short films and documentaries, as well as
commercials for leading fashion designers and music
videos for top ten artists. He has also performed
second unit photography for numerous features as well
as underwater filming for Nova, Discover and National
Noah DeFilippis - Gaffer
Jenna Curtis - Production Designer
David Hale - Director of Photography