"2560 x 1600" Program
"2560 x 1600" Cast & Crew
Paige Brown as Alina
Paige Brown is an LA-based theatre artist with a BA in Acting and BA in African and African Diaspora Studies from The University of Texas at Austin.Originally from Oklahoma and Texas, Paige is committed to telling stories of cultural relevance and having the tough talks. She is excited to be a part of Flat Tire Theatre Company’s next steps and looks forward to her performance as Alina!
Jayme Mantos as Luna
Jayme Mantos (Luna) is making her debut with Flat Tire Theatre Company! An actress, voice-over artist and writer in Los Angeles, recent credits include Barbara in the animated web series Therapy Dog, Cher in Flip The Script's production of Clueless, Penny in murder-mystery comedy Friends Like These and multiple roles in LAFPI's Micro-Reads. She has B.A. degrees in Theatre & Film from Elon University, and has trained at UCB, AMAW and Howard Fine Studios. Jayme is currently writing and producing several animation and TV/film projects, some slated for a tentative release in 2021! For more info on her upcoming original productions, check out www.jaymemantos.com.
Tasneem Islam as Savia
Tasneem Islam is a Boston-born vocal producer, singer-songwriter, and actress based in Los Angeles. She graduated from Rice University with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre (and Sociology) and studied at the National Theater Institute with the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center. This is her debut performance with Flat Tire Theatre. Recent credits include Mask 2 in Backyard Barbecue (EST/LA's Long-Term Development program), Lead in "VOID" (music video, self-produced), and Lead in "Knots" (music video, Shadowfax Productions). As MALSI, she is currently releasing her sophomore album Chem Class (and multiple collaborations) on platforms including Spotify, Apple Music, and TIDAL.
Leah Wasylik as Prin
Leah Wasylik, originally from Wisconsin, graduated with a Bachelors in Theatre Performance at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewarer. After residing in Los Angeles, Leah has had the privilege of playing the role as Dororthy in a production of The Wizard of Oz and the Amazon Prime mini-series Tales of Morrissa as Teagan. She has studied under the award-winning actress Susan Giosa. Leah is very excited for this show with the Flat Tire Theatre Company and to perform with such a wonderful cast!
James Butler as Eddy
James started acting at 10 years old when he was first cast as Mr. Darling in a children’s production of Peter Pan at a small community theater in Twin Falls, Idaho. From there, he went on to star in multiple different productions including Beauty and the Beast and The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) while winning several community awards. At 20 years old, he moved to Sydney, Australia to study music, and then studied Acting for Film at the New York Film Academy in Sydney in 2016. He now resides in Los Angeles, California, and has since 2017.
Brian Caelleigh as Mike
BRIAN CAELLEIGH is a theatre actor, designer, producer, writer, and director recently transplanted from the east coast. Local appearances include The Study (MB Stage), Henry V (Pretend Theatre), Lovecraft’s Cthulhu (Zombie Joe’s Underground), A Completely Unauthorized David Lynch Christmas Carol (Defiance Theatre) and Measure For Measure (Long Beach Shakespeare). Brian is a Marine Corps veteran and has degrees in Mathematics and Classical Performance. In his spare time he enjoys woodworking, fine art, writing, and exploring in all its many forms.
Daryl Leonardo as Riley
Daryl Leonardo is a Filipino American actor, singer-songwriter, and writer. He has appeared in numerous stage productions, including Robert A. Ackerman’s original BLOOD and Chromolume Theatre’s 2017 production of Pacific Overtures. Most recently, he appeared in the original show Always Open at the 2019 Hollywood Fringe Festival and released his first EP entitled Words & Such in early 2020.
Director Michael Hettler IV
Michael Hettler IV, a San Antonio, Texas native, is an actor, writer, and director who made his theatrical directorial debut in 2013 at UT Austin with Alpha Psi Omega’s production of Noises Off. In 2015 he directed Ian Ionesco’s absurdist play, The Lesson, for which Michael was awarded Excellence in Sound Design and Direction by the Alamo Theatre Arts Council. Since moving to Los Angeles in 2017, Michael has acted in two award-winning plays in the Hollywood Fringe Festival, Survival Check & The Circle Table, produced by Flat Tire Theatre Company, and multiple online sketches, including iO Comedy Team's sketch Interesting Police, Color Box Production's, Anecdotes in Automobiles, and 2 Crumbs and A Lie which was written and directed by Michael. With this production of 2560x1600, Michael hopes to showcase the ability theater has to bring artists together from across the country, and to make theater more accessible to audiences everywhere.
Writer Jake Fiedler
Jake Fiedler is a Texas-bred, Los Angeles-based playwright and actor. His recently developed works include Backyard Barbecue (Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA's Long-Term Development Program) and Thesis (Flat Tire Theatre Company's Enjoy Your Stay: An Airbnb Anthology). He has been a company member with Flat Tire since 2018 and is also a member of EST/LA's New West Playwrights. He received his BFA in Playwriting & Dramaturgy from the University of Houston. Special thanks to Neema for your inspiration, Amanda for your insights, Michaels Hettler and Massey for your good judgment and unflinching positivity, Paige, Neema, Jayme, James, Leah, Bryan, and Daryl for your brilliance and dedication, and my New West family for all of your support and wisdom.
When a team of coworkers meets for a Zoom call one evening, their worst-case scenario is either spotty Wi-Fi, endless audio issues, or the perfect storm…an unfinished PowerPoint presentation. But they are not the only ones on this call.
Anticipated runtime: 45 minutes
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