Hannah Faust (Rose)
Hannah Faust is an actor, dancer and comedic improviser based out of Los Angeles. She’s studied, practiced, and performed improv with Upright Citizen’s Brigade since 2014, and has been dance training since the age of 3. She currently dances as a member of the LA City Municipal Dance Squad. After getting hooked on immersive theatre, she spent time working as an actor in popular Los Angeles escape room, The Basement. Sweet Dreams is Hannah’s first project with Shine On Collective.
Alexander Echols (Philip)
Alexander Echols fell in love with acting after his computers crashed and he lost the ability to work in computer animation. Alex started his acting career in A L O N E immersive theater productions where he was cast in mutiple shows. He moved on to Shine On Collective inc. with there debut show The Truth, where he played The Agent, since then Shine on also cast him as The Ex in Devoted, and Prince Philip in Sweet Dreams the Prologue.Prior to acting Alex served 4 years in the U.S. Army and earned his Bachelors Degree in Computer Animation from Full Sail University. His dream is to be in Film and Television.
Lyssa Samuel (The Queen)
Lyssa Samuel is from the Bay Area and moved to LA to attend UCLA's School of Theatre Film and Television. Her other immersive theatre experiences include being a possessed prom queen at a Haunted Hell House with Highways Performance Space and site specific work with Hella Fresh Theatre. Lyssa writes and films and recently finished a personal challenge she called "Sketchtember" where she wrote, filmed, acted in, and edited a sketch everyday for the month of September. The archives of these videos and her current sketches, shorts, and projects can be viewed at: www.lyssasamuel.com
Taylor Goss (The King)
Taylor Goss (King) is a Los Angeles native. He attended Emerson College in Boston (BFA Acting). Previous selected credits include: Taming of the Shrew (Hortensio), The Golden Age (Peter Archer), The Actor (Horace Sr.), and Heart's Desire (Brian).
Dylan Little (The Doctor)
Dylan has worked with Shine On on multiple shows, of which this is one. He hopes you will enjoy this production and that you will alert him to any cats he can pet after the show.
Taylor Thorne (The Sister)
Taylor's passion for immersive theatre began immediately after experiencing her first A L O N E Inc. show in 2014. Since then, she has had the pleasure of participating and performing in multiple immersive shows over the years. Taylor has worked with Shine On Collective since their debut production, "The Truth," in 2016. Following her own immersive debut as The Echo, Shine On has featured Taylor in additional roles, including Abby the Albino in "One of Us," and Victim Girl in "Devoted." In addition to working with Shine On Collective, Taylor also makes multiple appearances in Bamfer Productions' alternate reality experience, "Order of Bileth," as The Woman with the Umbrella.
Outside of the theatre, Taylor teaches English and ELD at Magnolia High School
(Anaheim, CA). She has her B.A. in English, and is currently earning her
single-subject teaching credential in English Language Arts. Her dream is to teach high school English and Drama, planning to introduce teens to the world of immersive theatre.
Candace Dovie (Stage Manager)
Candace graduated from Cal State LA with a BA in Theatre Arts and Dance. She works as a theatre technician around Los Angeles and has fallen in love with the immersive theatre scene. This is her first time working with Shine On and she is excited and thankful for the experience! :)
Celia Sutton (Visual Design)
Celia Sutton is a monster kid based in Los Angeles. She works as an artist assistant and screen prints in her studio garage. Celia enjoys foam fabricating props and costumes. In her free time she reads horror comics and pets dogs.