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KINCAID WALKER

(Gwen, Creator, Writer)

A Northwestern University theatre graduate, Kincaid is the creator/writer of Hug It Out, and is currently recurring in the ABC comedy Speechless as “Hillary.” She also was seen opposite Rosario Dawson in this year’s Warner Brothers thriller Unforgettable. In addition to guest-starring roles on shows like Parks and Recreation, My Name is Earl and Castle, she has appeared in literally dozens of commercials, including spots directed by Ron Howard, Bob Odenkirk, Tom Kuntz and Phil Morrison. In addition to performing on the UCB stage, Kincaid was most recently seen on-stage in the comedy show Carnal Desire around Los Angeles, at the San Francisco Sketchfest and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland. Her first collaboration with Hug It Out director Jason Eksuzian was in his popular comedy series DINKS. You can find her on Instagram and Twitter @kincaidwalker.


JASON EKSUZIAN
(EP, DIRECTOR)

Jason Eksuzian is a director, writer, producer and soccer fanatic based in Los Angeles, California. A graduate of Bennington College, Jason cut his teeth in commercial, music video and theatrical production in New York City before venturing west. Jason has created and directed several successful digital series in addition to his work on televison, web and the stage. You can see a lot of pictures of his cats on his Instagram @jeksuz.

PARVESH CHEENA

(Seamus)

Hailing from the great state of Illinois, Parvesh is a busy working actor in TV, film and commercials. He is a series regular on the new ABC dramedy Unit Zero with Toni Collette. He has also guest-starred or recurred on show such as Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, The Goldbergs, The Real O’Neals, Better Things, Superstore; was a series regular on the NBC sitcom Outsourced; and is the voice of “Gomez” on the animated Amazon series Danger & Eggs. He has also been making the festival circuit with the feature The Tiger Hunger, in which he plays “Abdullah”.


MARK KELLY
(Finn)

Virginia born/Oregon-raised, Mark starred in the Duplass Brothers' film The Do-Deca-Pentathlon and recurred on AMC's Fear the Walking Dead as "Connor". This year, he will also be seen in the HBO series Room 104, recurring on FOX’s Zoo and in five independent features: Buster's Mal Heart with Rami Malek, Dismissed, The Night Stalker, The Last Heist with Henry Rollins and the Duplass Brothers' Take Me. In addition to dozens of other TV and film roles, he also recurred on AMC's Mad Men as Dale. On stage, Mark has enjoyed such roles as "Han Solo” in Patrick T. Gorman's The Star Wars Trilogy in 30 Minutes (world premiere) and "Nice Guy Eddie" in Reservoir Dogs (world premiere). He has thrice appeared at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival performing in 17 productions (five world and European premieres) and the HBO Aspen Comedy festival.


JEFF TORRES
(Jonah)

Jeff Torres grew up in Rancho Cucamonga and trained as an actor at UC Riverside, Mexico City (UNAM), Playhouse West, the Ivana Chubbuck studio and with Dee Wallace. Theatre credits Include: This Land (World Premiere - Enrique, Ricardo) - Company of Angels; Love’s Labour’s Lost (Berowne) - Downtown Rep; Henry IV: Part One (Sir Walter Blunt) - Antaeus Theatre Company; Mercury Fur (Lola) - Need Theatre; the 2015 Young Playwright’s Festival at The Blank Theatre; NBC’s 2016 Diversity Showcase; and The Rocky Horror Hipster Show as “Rocky”.  TV/Film credits include: Fox's Pitch, CBS's Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, NBC's Telenovela, Trip House, The Crumbles and Geek & Sundry's Vast. Find him on Instagram & Twitter @iamjefftorres.


RILEY ROSE CRITCHLOW
(Morgan)

After graduating from USC with a BFA in acting, Riley founded sketch comedy troupe Bowling for Tiffany, which quickly caught the eye of Funny or Die, Tosh.0 and Discovery. She currently makes up half of comedy duo, Mary-Kate and Ashtray, and co-hosts the feminist podcast HAGS. She can be seen on this season of American Horror Story and stars in an upcoming RocketJump series. You can follow her on Twitter @rileyroseCritch and on Instagram @rileyaceofspies.


LIAM KYLE SULLIVAN
(Allen)


Liam has made several guest appearances on television programs—including Gilmore Girls, 8 Simple Rules, and Alias—but is best known for his viral videos "Shoes" and "Muffins". He won a 2008 People's Choice Award in the user-generated video category for "Shoes". He starred in the VH1 series I Hate My 30’s.


BLYTHE AUFFARTH
(Tara)

Blythe started her career on stage, performing at theatres like Lincoln Center and Paper Mill Playhouse for directors such as Harold Prince and Jerry Zaks. She played “Young Anna” in Edward Norton’s film directorial debut Keeping the Faith; the title role in the horror film Jack Ketchum’s The Girl Next Door; sung and danced in The American Mall (from High School Musical EP); and voiced “Liya” in the international animated feature Dragon’s Nest: Warrior’s Dawn. Her TV guest-starring roles include: Law & Order: SVU, NCIS, The King of Queens, The Hard Times of RJ Berger, The Suite Life and Veronica Mars. Blythe attended the University of North Carolina School for the Arts and is a series regular in the upcoming Paterson PTA.


KIRSTIN EGGERS
(Cori)

Kirstin has extensive commercial, guest and recurring television appearances, including as a series regular on the ABC sitcom Work It, for which Entertainment Weekly called her “phenomenal,” and currently Kirstin is recurring as “Dr. Ellie” on ABC’s American Housewife. With a focus on comedy off-camera, she has performed sketch and improv at the Groundlings, UCB, and Comedy Central Stage, and accepted invitations to appear at comedy festivals nationwide, including SketchfestNYC, Chicago Sketchfest, and the storied HBO U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen (winning the Best Sketch Comedy award with troupe Summer of Tears). Kirstin is also a faculty member at the University of Southern California School of Dramatic Arts.


DAVID FICKAS
(Nick)
David began his professional acting career by sword-fighting Fabio in the direct-to-video skin flick A Time For Romance. Since then, things took a downward turn with television roles on I’m Sorry, Feed Me, BizAardvarks, Burn Notice and Blackish, as well as the independent feature Wasted. As a creator, Fickas wrote, directed and starred in the award-winning film The Basement And The Kitchen, earning himself a place as one of Filmmaker Magazine’s Top 20 Filmmakers to Watch. His directing credits include over 50 short films, dozens of web series and multiple episodes of television, including VH1’s I Hate My 30's which he created and starred in. Find him on Instagram and Twitter @dfickas.


BRICE BECKHAM
(Oscar)



Brice is most notorious as the notoriously notorious Wesley T. Owens, a role he played for six seasons on the ‘80s sitcom Mr. Belvedere. After that, Brice joined Drama 3/4 Productions with whom he: performed at U.S. Comedy Arts in the sketch/variety show Another Showcase Showdown; co-created and starred in the scripted comedy I Hate My 30’s for VH1; wrote material for Craig Robinson, Jane Lynch, Kevin Pollak, the casts of NBC’s most popular shows, and the #1 movie in China; made music videos for Eric Clapton; and got over 1.3 million views on a Funny Or Die video called “CCOKC.” He has also appeared on Roseanne, New Girl and Burn Notice, and you’ll notice he has an editing credit on this thing here. Find him on Instagram and Twitter @bricebeckham.


CINDY DRUMMOND
(Gwen’s Mom)