Company

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Diana Brown

Diana is Co-Producer of Southern Railroad Theatre Company, Actor and Improviser. Recently, Diana made her Washington, DC theater debut as Red in Southern Railroad’s critically acclaimed world premiere production of DEATH BE NOT LOUD!  In 2015 she played all roles in Avery Crozier’s EAT THE RUNT directed by Timothy Beagley. She appeared as Maggie in Jackson’s A RAZING IN MISSOURI at the 2014 Eugene O’Neill Festival. Henri in Jackson’s IN SITU at New York’s 2015 Midtown International Theatre Festival’s Midwinter Theater Fest.  Romaine/Leigh in New Conservatory Theatre Center’s THE LARAMIE PROJECT: Ten Years Later, Red in the world premiere of Susan Jackson’s BLESSING HER HEART receiving the Best Actress award in the Marin Fringe & a Bay Area Theatre Critic’s Circle Award nomination. She played Elizabeth in Expression Productions’ SF & NYC premieres of DEAD CERTAIN, Annie in Expression’s SF stage premiere of MISERY, Beth in BOX CONSPIRACY with George Coates Performance works, Lucifer in THE DEMON POPE by Barry J. Weir, Jr. Diana is an Associate Artist with 3Girls Theatre Company. Recently, Diana completed narration on the biography ORSON WELLS: American Legend, now available on Audible and iTunes. Diana is also an improviser, performing at the 2016 San Francisco Improv Festival. She's a member of the improv duo BINGEWATCH! with Dan Wilson, a founding member of Radiostar Improv (www.radiostarimprov.com) performing & directing with SF’s Leela Improv Theater and teaching the value of Improv to corporate clients. www.leelasf.com, she coaches Leela’s performing ensemble, SKETCHY ALLEY.  She also coaches Bay Area’s premiere LGBT Improv troup LiGht BrighT and the improv duo ONE LETTER OFF.  She has performed as a solo improviser accompanied by Anna Dal Pino on Electric Bass.  

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WEsley Cayabyab

Wes Cayabyab is a Paramedic, Golf Professional and Dance Instructor, but is first and foremost an actor. He began studying theatre at the French American International School learning various theatre forms and in different languages. He attended Lewis and Clark College where he earned the Leon Pike Scholarship for Technical Theatre in his first year. He was cast in numerous roles in shows such as: Mother Courage and Angels in America while working as the assistant technical director for the on campus theatre. He was also the director of performance services working with dignitaries, musical groups and personalities such as: Ralph Nader, The Kremlin Chamber Orchestra, and Michael Moore. Wes continued his technical theatre career in the San Francisco bay area working with many of the major companies in the area such as A.C.T., Berkeley Reparatory Theatre, NCTC, World Arts West, Attic Light Productions, Axis Dance Company, and ODC. Wes has recently directed for "Sheherezade 14", the world premiere of "Drowning Kate", Krista Knight's "Unhinged", Susan Jackson's "Unsung Heroes" and "Death Be Not Loud!".

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Susan Jackson

Susan Jackson received the Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award for Best Original Play; it won “top ten” with the SF Fringe Festival. Her plays have been staged- read/produced in New York City, Off-Broadway, the Bay Area, Eugene O’Neill Foundation, William Inge New Works Festival, Sydney, a London Pub, and South Carolina. Her plays have been semi-finalists for Fusion Theatre Company and South Carolina Centre Stage. SAMARITAN was a finalist for the Henley Rose Competition for Female Playwrights. She’s an Associate Playwright for 3Girls Theatre Company. DEATH BE NOT LOUD! performed in the CAPITAL FRINGE July, 2016, was named one of Best of Fringe.  As an actress, Susan has portrayed famous characters: Joan Crawford, Dorothy Parker, Stevie Smith, and Sarah Bernhardt.  Other roles include Martha from Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, the lead in Wit, and Three Tall Women.  She’s acted for Palo Alto Players, understudied for Theatreworks, and performs with Diana Brown in Southern Railroad Theatre Company’s travels to New York and Washington, DC.