Cast

Meet the actors who bring I/O to life.

Cate Scott Campbell

as Rad Sue

Cate is an actress and director based in LA. Television credits include How I Met Your MotherCousins For LifeYou Kiddin’ MeThe Oh My Disney Show, and multiple national commercial campaigns. Stage credits include The Untranslatable Secrets of Nikki Corona (Geffen Playhouse World Premiere), Tartuffe and Pride and Prejudice (South Coast Repertory), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (La Jolla Playhouse), and many shows as a member of The Groundlings Sunday Company. Cate has created and directed projects for places like Disney, Tumblr, and GoldieBlox, and her podcast The Limit Does Not Exist (iHeartMedia) has been downloaded millions of times. Cate would like to thank the I/O team for this incredibly rad opportunity. And big thanks to The 121. www.catescottcampbell.com

Jonathan Ohye

as Adnan Lem

Jonathan is an LA-based film and TV actor. Some of his big screen credits include Book Club, Lost Transmissions, and Day 13. On TV he has had recurring roles on Grand Hotel, Jane the Virgin, General Hospital, and his most recent credits include the Netflix sitcom Family Reunion, Magnum P.I., and 9-1-1. He most enjoys working on stage with his “121st St.” cohorts and his Larry Moss crew/family. Jon would like to thank his wife, Wendy, who is now on the level of a professional side reader and has been, since they first met, his rock steady foundation and biggest source of joy. Jon would also like to thank Alee and Agnes for letting him play with all of the phenomenally talented actors in the I/O series.  

Jason Hoopes

as Gabriel Tau

Jason Hoopes is a musician and educator living in Oakland, CA. His taste for acting came at an early age, and it was only in his early 20s that he decided to focus primarily on music. The spirit and love of acting have never diminished for Jason and he looks forward to continuing to pursue opportunities to expand into this creative dramatic field once more. Jason’s musical life can be examined at www.jasonhoopesmusic.com  

Justin Llamas

as Scout

Justin Llamas made his performing debut on YouTube, producing chart-topping cover videos for years. In a booming internet career, he has built a loyal fanbase spreading across multiple platforms. The response to his cover songs has even attracted responses from the original artists themselves. His internet success-streak has crossed over into film and television as well, being featured in a number of commercials, TV shows, and films; most notably as a recurring actor in numerous viral campaigns. Justin has even expanded his talents into voiceover, recording for children’s toys and narrated podcasts. His original music has received compliments from the likes of L.A. Reid, Terry Lewis, Jimmy Jam, and Babyface. It was L.A. Reid who believed Justin’s writing would one day lead him to win a Grammy. www.iamjustinllamas.com

Phoebe Rosquist

as Claire Lem

Phoebe J. Rosquist has performed in chamber music, opera, jazz, theater, and voiceover in the United States, Netherlands, Germany, Bulgaria, Croatia, Italy, and Indonesia.  Phoebe has sung in film, television, and commercials and can be heard on a diverse collection of albums recorded on the Naxos, Nonesuch, Delos, Dorian, and Decca labels. She has appeared with the Los Angeles Master Chorale, Waverly Consort, Philharmonia Baroque, North Holland Opera, American Bach Soloists, and prizewinning a cappella group RoShamBo. Also a choral conductor, she has been an assistant director of the San Francisco Symphony Chorus, directed a Gregorian chant choir in Newport Beach, coached period music for several Shakespeare plays, directed the Art Monastery Coro in the U.S. and Italy, and currently co-directs the Women’s Antique Vocal Ensemble (WAVE) in Berkeley with Shira Kammen. Phoebe earned her Master of Arts degree in Music at the University of Southern California, and loves continuing to learn new things—kung fu is her latest humbling new hobby!

Edna Mira Raia

as Makenna

Edna Mira Raia is an award-winning character actor and comedian with training in neo-classic mime and clowning. She has been a drag performance artist with SF’s local group, ‘Palace of Trash,’ since 2018. Her company, ‘Potatoes Mashed Comedy,’ began in 2015 to connect strangers through deep laughter and she has toured her comedy to Chicago and Orlando. Edna has been writing, producing and performing socially conscious comedy for over a decade. Her sketch show, “Edna in a Bottle” has been running monthly for over two years and has only recently turned to the virtual platform.

Marianne McKenzie

as Devandra Miller

Marianne McKenzie is a graduate of the MFA Acting & Directing program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She has worked regionally there as an actor, writer, and voiceover artist for the past decade. Her most recent theatre projects include an international tour to Bolivia of a devised Spanish-language play and a Kansas City production of The Secret in the Wings, and she recently acted in a short film in the Kansas City area. In addition to acting, voiceover, and writing, Marianne is also a published poet and coloring book illustrator. Find her at www.mariannemckenzie.com

Kristian Kordula

as Caleb Mosely

Kristian Kordula, originally from Northern New Jersey, has studied under Larry Moss, Dino Ladki and voice coach Adele Cabot. Film credits include College Road Trip, The Weekend and Give Me My Baby. TV Credits include Hit the Floor, Tyler Perry’s The Haves & The Have Nots, The Mindy Project, Law & Order: SVU, and New Girl.  On stage, his most recent performances were playing George Murchison in Ruskin Theater’s production of A Raisin in the Sun and Weber in Pacific Resident Theater’s production of Theresa Rebeck’s What We’re Up Against.

Annette Mullaney

as Isobel Lem

Annette Mullaney is a standup comic based in San Francisco. Named a “Comic to Catch” by the San Francisco Chronicle, her comedy is self-deprecating, existentialist, smart, vulgar, and full of big words to prove she’s been to grad school. Originally from Michigan, she’s been a software engineer, translator, and writer for a magazine that she’s pretty sure was a money-laundering front for the cousin of a third-world president.

Rossana Schneider

as Maggi and the Emergency Broadcast System

Rossana Schneider has always used her voice to entertain. She found singing and songwriting at an early age which seamlessly led her to a successful career as a voice-over actor working in all mediums including film, commercials and narration for the past 15 years. 

Vanessa Beggs

as Monitor and Nurse

Vanessa Rae Beggs is an Oakland CA native who has been using her voice in creative endeavors most of her life. She began professionally singing at age 18 and has participated in numerous ensembles, bands, duo’s and quartets with music stylings including avant garde, pop, classical, jazz, rock, sound healing and improvised music. Vanessa has released an album of her own music under the name Vanessa and Her Many Moons, which received raved reviews by the East Bay Express. In 2007 she began her commercial career singing for clientele including Hagen Daaz, Fuji, Subaru and the ParaOlympics. Her voice is featured in several films including two by director Alex Cox (Repo Man, Sid and Nancy). Vanessa happily resides in PA with her lovely daughter and is currently working on a moody, ambient avant garde/sound healing project, Veruse.

Eulaila Bee Teale

as Young Isobel

Eulaila Bee lives in Oakland, CA. She is a dancer, singer, and voice actor. She loves stuffies, making art, and candy.

Heike Liss

as Mel

Heike Liss is a multi-media artist who takes her cues from the people and the world around her. After studying Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Tübingen, she pursued a Master’s degree in Studio Art from Mills College in Oakland, California. Heike’s award-winning work has been exhibited internationally in museums, galleries and at film festivals. She has collaborated with choreographers Sonsherée Giles and François Verret, musicians Marcus Weiss, GAW, Caroline Penwarden and Theresa Wong, multi-media artists Ellen Lake, Nomi Talisman, and Michael Trigilio, poet Lyn Hejinian and painter Soffía Sæmundsdóttir, to name a few. Since 2014 Heike is performing live visuals with her longtime collaborator and travelling companion composer/multi-instrumentalist Fred Frith, as well as other musical improvisers such as Ikue Mori, Lotte Anker, Thea Farhadian, Shelley Hirsch and Bérangère Maximin. She lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area and Basel and teaches Transdisciplinary Art at the Universidad Austral de Chile.


Creators

Agnes Szelag

Producer/Designer

Agnes Szelag is a producer, designer, and sound artist based in Oakland, CA.

Alee Karim

Writer/Director

Alee Karim is a writer and creative director based in Northern California.