Seth Macari (PETER) hails from a small town in Illinois. He graduated from Northwestern University, where he studied acting with David Downs and Les Hinderyckx.  Seth is a member of The Next Arena theatre collective and also maintains his own theatre company, 76 Productions, for which he has written, produced, directed and acted. He has been in a number of well-received plays and films in both Chicago and Los Angeles. His most recent feature film, SCORPIO MEN ON PROZAC, was released in 2006 and the Los Angeles Times gave its recommend to his recently produced play THE ANGRY GUY IN THE PINK HAT at the Two Roads Theater. Seth would like to thank everyone involved with NOSTALGIA for making it such a wonderful and memorable experience.

Despite being a rebellious punk-rocker in her Ottawa high school, Aimée Bourgon (SUZIE) managed to win the Outstanding Achievement awards for both Theatre and Visual Arts. She left home to attend a Conservatory Program at The Laura Henry Studio in Santa Monica, California, where her teacher, Laura Henry called her “a magical actress”. Continuing her education, she took significant roles in theatrical stage productions including the lead in Summer and Smoke, directed by Gloria Gifford.  Among her credits are two critically acclaimed productions, which she co-produced, short films, and an award-winning commercial at the Cannes Film Festival. Her talents got her cast in award-winning independent features like Myopia and Echoes of Enlightenment. Aimée thanks the entire crew of Nostalgia for their hard work and support, and would like to give a special Salute to Ephraim and Armand. Aimée Bourgon holds dual U.S./Canadian citizenship.

 John Hansen’s (ARLEN) recent credits include leading roles in the features Nostalgia, A New Tomorrow, Callback, and Armistice, as well as the critically acclaimed world premieres of Jon Klein’s Suggestibility at The Victory Theatre Center and Jean-Claude van Itallie’s Light at The Theatre@Boston Court.  He recently produced the world premiere of consumed and is currently in post with a documentary he produced, directed and shot in Mumbai, India on The World Social Forum. Leading theatre credits include: The Talking Cure at The Mark Taper Forum; Cyrano in Cyrano at San Jose Rep; The Cherry Orchard with Marsha Mason and Kevin Kilner; Romeo in Romeo & Juliet at The Dorothy Chandlier Pavillion. An active Creative, avid Traveler, eternal student and Social Entrepreneur, John is also working on the development of a business which promotes and implements sustainable alternatives, cultural engagement and personal expansion.

Nostalgia CAST

Jason Frost (KYLE) has been in Los Angeles only a short time and is excited to make his feature film debut with the great group of people that put together Nostalgia.  In both New York and Los Angeles, he has appeared in a variety of roles: the young writer Evan Wyler in As Bees in Honey Drown; the self-absorbed DaVinci in Perfect Women; a transvestite named David in Lanford Wilson's Balm in Gilead; living poetry in It Will Take Us Both at HERE's American Living Room Festival; the best friend Phil in Angry Young Man (a modern verse adaptation of The Misanthrope); the young composer Jesse in the Ojai Playwright's Festival's Glass Mountain and the disturbed David in Brad Fraser's Unidentified Human Remains and the True Nature of Love, among others.  Check out www.actorjasonfrost.com for his upcoming projects.

Texas is famous for its powerful storms, and it has once again packed a wallop with the new up-and-coming standout Kimberly Barnett (ALYCINE). Since moving to California, the Austin-born beauty has landed a number of coveted roles, including a print campaign for Nike, a co-starring role on UPN's hit comedy Cuts, a supporting role in H.M. Coakley's festival circuit favorite Holla, as well as a principal role in Focus Features' 2006 hit release Something New. Graduating college at 19 years old with a Bachelor in Business Administration, Kimberly is a different breed of actress, with an intense dedication to her craft and a southern charm that makes her a favorite of casting directors.

 

Dennis Baker (MARK) is originally from central California and has lived in Los Angeles for eight years. He been in various films and television and worked with such theatre companies as Knightsbridge and Write Act Repertory. He received his B.A. in Theatre at Azusa Pacific University. He has studied at The Ruskin School for Acting in Santa Monica and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. You can access more info at www.dennisbaker.net

 

Kelley Flynn (VAL) grew up in Denver, Colorado and was introduced to acting later in life after studying psychology at Colorado State University. She has worked in commercials, theatre, television, and film.  Every day she was on the set of Nostalgia, she grew as a person and actor, absorbing the environment surrounding her.  She thanks Ephraim and Armand for the opportunity to do so, and for Val.  Kelley is thrilled to be living and working in Los Angeles, looking forward to future opportunities.

 

Kelli Nordhus (KELLY) was born and raised in a small town in Kansas. Her career began when she was spotted by modeling agents and was instantly whisked off to Milan to begin walking runways.  Before long she was gracing magazines, appearing on billboards and in catalogs for Marie Claire, OPI, Dockers, Sprint, Toyota and many others as she traveled to Germany, New York, Spain, Japan, Switzerland and Africa. A natural and gifted actor, Kelli was awarded Best Actress in her very first short film at a Miami film festival. From there she found her way to Los Angeles to continue pursuing her acting career. Just as in modeling, Kelli makes her performances seem effortless; filling them with a verisimilitude and grace far beyond her years, but confirming the deep dedication and commitment to her craft.

 

Nicholas Otto (KEVIN)makes his film debut in Nostalgia. Previous to this he was also cast as a lawyer in a music video.