The Cast and Crew of
These Arms of Mine
Dave Huber as Marshall Evans
Dave is a high school teacher by day… actor by night. He has directed over 100 high school plays and acted in over 100 films, plays, and commercials. It’s not that he’s busy - He’s just been doing this for a long time…. and he’s old. Favorite roles include: Bellomy in The Fantastics (LA Shakespeare Company), Jim Casey in The Grapes of Wrath (Weber State University), Tom in Dinner with Friends (Pero Poco Locos), #8 in 12 Angry Men (COLSAC), Charlie in The Foreigner (ELATE).
Anika C. McFall as Charley Dickson
Anika C. McFall is an award-winning producer and recent NAACP Best Supporting Actress recipient whose career began as a child theater protégé. Anika is a trained actress and dancer, whose work can be seen in movies, television, theater, and dance productions. Anika has taken on lead and supporting roles, series regular, recurring and guest appearance roles on ABC, CBS, HBO, FOX, Disney, Netflix, Nickelodeon, HULU, AMAZON, MTV, VH1, Lifetime, LMN, Oxygen, TNT, BET, Direct TV, TV One, Crackle, and REELZ. Anika has graced the stage in numerous theater productions. Her LA productions include: award-winning Girls of Summer, My Brother’s Keeper, Love Soul Deep, Crazy is Love, and Peace be Still.
Philip Hall: Playwright
Philip Hall is a writer and composer of plays and musicals - including Life on the Mississippi, which was recently workshopped in New York. The work was nominated for a New York Innovative Theatre Award, and made the “blacklist” of “the ten best plays not produced on Broadway." His works have been performed around the country from The Kennedy Center to California Theatre Center, where his musical adaptation of The Legend of Sleep Hollow was launched worldwide. Among his many published pieces are the comedies Inside the Department of the Exterior and Customer Service.
Avery Rose Pedell: Director
Avery Rose Pedell (she/her+) is an actor, director, and collaborator. She is especially passionate about telling queer and feminist stories. Avery's work is best done in the company of others and she strongly believes that there is no singular way to tell a story. Avery earned a BA from Wesleyan University in Theater as well as Feminist, Gender & Sexuality Studies with a concentration in Gender and Performance. She is grateful for the opportunity to develop new work in conjunction with other Dean Productions artists.
Rebecca Lynne: Sound Designer
Rebecca is the founder of DPTC. As a theatre director, her work has been seen around the world, including New York, London, New Jersey, Washington DC, Bali, and California. Among her solo directing credits are The Last Five Years, Into the Woods, Love’s Labour’s Lost, The Comedic Tragedy of Macbeth, The 39 Steps, Sleeping Beauty Ballet, The Lady of Shallot, The Importance of Being Earnest, and The Ghost Sonata, the Opera. Rebecca recently made her film directorial debut with Binders and The Rise of the Binders, the prequel mini-series.