The Producing Committee
Interested in Joining Our Team?
We always on the lookout for more excited theater makers to join our Producing Committee. Send a email with a cover letter and resume for consideration!
Benjamin McFadden he/him
Ben originates from Seattle and is a veteran actor, writer & director of 14/48: The World's Quickest Theater Festival. Ben teaches acting and theater with a handful of companies and art centers across the West Coast. He is a graduate of Cornish College of the Arts and the Directing Intensive at Yale University. IG: @RunBeeMc www.benjaminmcfadden.com
Charles Norris he/him
A graduate of Cornish College of the Arts, Charles is a proud working actor and producer. After years of appearing on Seattle stages, he is now based in Los Angeles, CA, where he’s been working commercially and theatrically the past 8 years. Follow the kid on IG: @Black_Chucknorris
Jessica Erin Martin she/her
Jessica Erin Martin is an actor, writer, director, and producer hailing from Seattle. She started her career in regional theater and has performed on stages across the country. Now located in Los Angeles, Jessica has appeared in commercials, films, and on television (NCIS: LA, Ratched, General Hospital, S.W.A.T., Z Nation, Criminal Minds, The Last Ship, Grimm). In 2019, she won the Times OC BEST ACTOR award for her performance in the Chance Theater's production of Skylight. Jessica may be best known as providing the voice of Samus Aran in Metroid: Other M. Most recently, she directed for the Conundrum Theater Weekend of One Acts, and has directed acclaimed short films, Sea Star, Imogen’s Imaginary Friends, For Patrick, Dirty Laundry, and improvised sci-fi comedy web series, Abby & Tabby Alone in the Desert. IG: @JessicaErinMartin
Mike Bowers He/Him
Mike Bowers is an actor, director, writer and producer living in Los Angeles. He primarily works with Conundrum Theatre Company based out of Burbank and you can see him as Roger in RENT at the Broadwater with that company in December. He is so excited to be able to help bring 14/48 to Hollywood! As a former Seattlite, he knows how special this festival is and is just happy to be involved!
Ben Burris he/him
Ben is an LA native and veteran of 14/48 who is very excited to be bringing this festival to his hometown! He is an award winning actor/puppeteer/creator and a graduate of Cornish College of the Arts.
Jake Ynzunza He/Him
Jake Ynzunza is an actor, writer, and producer living in Los Angeles. He's originally from Seattle, WA where he performed on stage with several theatres, including ACT, Annex Theatre, Seattle Shakespeare Company, and is a veteran of the 14/48 festival. On camera, he's best known for co-starring roles on GRIMM and Single Parents.
Jake is a D&D enthusiast and the co-founder/Dungeon Master of The Die is Cast Gaming-a group of professional actors playing D&D. You can catch their live-play RPG stream "The Watched City" Monday nights at 7:30PM on their Twitch channel: twitch.tv/thedieiscastgaming
Jake is honored to be part of the group bringing this festival to Hollywood!