Joseph has been in the entertainment business for over 25 years; He started as a Musical Theatre major at Miami Dade Community College in Florida. In 2001 he moved to LA after landing his first recurring role on Nickelodeon’s hit show “Taina”. After 12 years in LA he has had the pleasure of working with Oscar winning actors, directors, and writers.
After moving to Snazzy Portland in 2013 he was cast in several feature films, “Lean On Pete” Starring Steve Buscemi, and Chloë Sevigny, “Green Room” Starring Anton Yelchin and Sir Patrick Steward, and “Brother Nature” Starring Taran Killam, Bobby Moynihan. In 2014 he landed the recurring role of Detective Pogue on seasons 4 and 5 of “Grimm”. “I am so happy to have become a part of this amazing loving and creative community!”
And the highlight of 2016 was the theatrical release of “Papa: Hemingway in Cuba” (this was the first American feature film shot in Cuba since 1959) starring Giovanni Rabisi, Joely Richardson, and Adrian Sparks as Hemingway. Allowing him to set foot on the motherland take in the country of his mothers’ birth. Miss Ethnic marks his first production directed in Portland. “I am blessed to be working with the amazing Kristina Haddad my soul sister!”
Kristina is an actor and acting coach with more than 25 years of experience in film, television, and theater. Credits include: Adam Sandler's "You Don't Mess with the Zohan”, "Late Night With Conan O'Brien", “A Big Love Story”, “Valley of the Dolls”, series regular on "The Exceptionals"; "Tracktown" starring Rachel Dratch and a long list of independent films (Sundance, AFI). She's performed in dozens of plays in Los Angeles, including the acclaimed “AmerWrecka” (Edinburgh Fringe Festival) and “Mom” (directed by TV veteran Ellen Sandler). She is proud to be debuting her one-woman show, "Miss Ethnic Non-specific" in 2017.
During the last several years she has performed her one person environmentally themed show “Save Sheldon!” throughout the United States.
In addition, her voiceover work spans video games, radio, television, and the web (Credits include Mafia II, Shari’s Berries, Ronzoni).
She has trained extensively as an actor including with the Actor’s Lab, the Brian Reise Acting Studio, Upright Citizens Brigade and is a graduate of the two-year acting program at the Joanne Baron/D.W. Brown Studio.
As a coach with The Actor’s Lab, she is passionate about guiding actors to their most truthful, organic, and spontaneous work, while helping them deepen their emotional connection. She is also deeply passionate about family, friends, protecting animals and nature, food, music and laughter! She is thrilled to be working with Joseph Bertot and Alexandra Blatt on the premier of Miss Ethnic.
Alexandra's been acting professionally on stage & screen for more than 20 years (yikes). She trained and worked in Chicago, New York, London, and Berlin before moving to Portland in 2012. Here, she's booked work with such clients as Union Wine, Google, SimpliSafe, and perhaps everyone's favorite, the Trump Food Cart in Pioneer Square with Wieden+Kennedy last fall. She's also been busy writing and producing her feature-length screenplay, Pocket Girl. For the film trailer, acting reels, and all the rest please visit www.PocketGirlMovie.com & www.alexandrablatt.com
Casey is a Portland-based Film, Television, and Theater actress.
She holds a BA in Theatre & Dance from Muhlenberg College with a Performance concentration, and has worked with the Labyrinth Theater Company in New York City founded by Philip Seymour Hoffman.
She is currently working on the feature-length film, Half-Quaked, which she wrote and stars in alongside Rochelle Muzquiz. Coming early 2018.
Casey is honored to be working with the legend Olive Haddad for this show!
Actor and Start of "Olive Unleashed."
Kelly Terry is a freelance lighting designer and master electrician based in Portland, Oregon. She began her career in lighting 9 years ago, starting purely in theatre and subsequently broadening her experience to include ballet, musical theatre, modern dance, concert lighting, and most recently corporate and event lighting. Notable design credits include Enso Theatre Ensemble's recent The Romeo and Juliet Project, Fiddler on the Roof for Centralia Community College, Next to Normal for Theatre a la Carte, Snow White, Cinderella, and A Midsummer Night's Dream for the Ballet Arts Conservatory of Tallahassee, Pas de Vie's The Nutcracker, and the Martin Theatre's Pericles and 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. She has also had the great honor to work with amazing designers as their master electrician, on such shows as Bus Stop, Rent, and Noises Off. She has recently expanded into the corporate and event world as well, and has since worked with touring acts including Justin Bieber's Purpose Tour; with companies including Keen, Adidas, and Daimler; and she spent a season working with the park lighting and tech department for Busch Gardens Williamsburg. She lives with her amazing husband/muse Scott, and their furry family members, Hildegarde and Nicodemus.