222 CAST & CREW
KARINA C BALFOUR
Karina Balfour (she/her )is an adjunct instructor of Theatre at Fresno City College. She earned her BA in Theatre (Fresno State) and MFA in Acting Pedagogy (University of Alabama). Karina spent 9 years in Philadelphia, PA and Atlanta, GA performing in regional theatres and teaching at several colleges. Most recently she was seen in UR Here’s DANCE NATION. Since returning to Fresno, she has also performed in THE WOLVES (Fresno State), GENTLEMEN'S GUIDE... (Selma Arts Center), BOOK OF WILL (StageWorks Fresno), THE HUMANS (FCC), MATILDA (CMT) and ZOOT SUIT (SAC); and directed THE LINE (FCC) and NO EASY ROAD TO FREEDOM (FCC).
**Love to Steve and Beckett!**
Nick (he/him ) is from Fresno, CA, and began appearing in theatre while attending Bullard High School, Fresno City College, and Fresno State University. On stage, he has appeared in a variety of performances, among them- EVERY BRILLIANT THING (The Fools Collaborative), THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE (StageWorks Fresno), THE BALLAD OF CHET (Fresno City College), and THE RESISTABLE RISE OF ARTURO UI (Fresno State). Nick can be seen in various commercial and independent film work. He is a veteran of improv comedy since 2006 with performances at IO West, The Second City, The Pack Theatre, and various festivals with the team he founded, Blimprov. He has been an Acting, Improv and Communication coach for over a decade working with businesses, community groups, and high schools throughout California.
Jonathon (he/him) has been involved in one capacity or another in the Central Valley Theater Community for over 20 years. Appearing in shows like DETECTIVE STORY, GREATER TUNA, GUYS & DOLLS, AMADEUS (Good Company Players), MARY POPPINS, PETER PAN (Children's Musical Theaterworks), and his one-person show, DINNER WITH GEORGE BAILEY (an adaptation of the film- It's A Wonderful Life).
MICHAEL THOMAS CAIN
Michael Thomas Cain is a writer, director, producer, and sometimes actor working mostly in and around New York City.
In addition to his film experience found here on Film Freeway, some of Michael's theatre credits include:
Michael wrote, directed, and produced his one-act play titled "Not Approved For Cancer Treatment" in spring 2022 as part of the New York Theater Festival.
In 2017, Michael directed and produced FIFTEEN MINUTES WITH ELLEN, written by Andrew Selig, as part of the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity in NYC, receiving a respectable review and a Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor (Winner) nomination.
In recent years, Michael wrote and directed WHERE ART LIVES (performed at UNDER St. Marks Theater) and “Eliminated” (performed at Manhattan Repertory Theatre) for the stage, and he directed two Marlin Thomas plays titled “I Never Heard Such Silence” (performed at Manhattan Repertory Theatre and the 13th Street Repertory Theatre) and “Germaine and Diane” (performed at the Jewel Box Theater as part of the Midtown International Theatre Festival).
In 2012, Michael wrote, directed, and produced ENOUGH’S ENOUGH at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club as part of the NY International Fringe Festival, receiving a respectable review.
In addition, Michael is the founder of Forgotten Artist Productions and has earned an M.F.A. in Dramatic Writing from Adelphi University and a B.A. in Communications/Theatre from Augusta College.
In addition to his creative pursuits, Michael is a college/university educator in and around New York City.