Kayla Gill is thrilled to join the cast of Silence of the Belle. From Seymour, Indiana, Kayla has recently finished filming a feature length film for theatrical release entitled "Monster Cruise" produced by William Devers where she can be seen as Tamara Williams.
Starting her career on stage Kayla's favorite credits include Emily Webb (Our Town), Connie Miller (1940's Radio Hour), and Sally Middleton (The Voice of the Turtle) but she considers herself blessed to get to work in front of the camera.
Outside of her aspirations of being an actress Kayla loves to work as a model and spend time with family and friends.
Stacy Hoskins resides in Evansville with the love of her life, Anthony, three beautiful children Kayla, Libbiann, and Brennen. She has worked as a case manager for the law firm, Woods & Woods, LLP and as a part-time server at Hacienda.
When she is not attending football, basketball, or soccer games for her kids, Stacy enjoys singing, acting and modeling. She has been in various commercials in the Tri-State area, performed in Civic Theater productions, and modeled for local businesses and magazines, including the cover of Evansville Living - City View.
Although Stacy has been involved with acting from a very young age, this will be her first film and her first opportunity to work with such a wonderful group of talent.
Seth Cheek spent the majority of his childhood in Evansville, IN. He attended North High School and the University of Evansville, where he studied Theater Performance.
He made the transition to film with several friends in the independent project "victimEYES", directed by Lewis D. Chaney. Then, in 2008, Seth was cast in the small-budget independent film, "Bloomington", shot around southern Indiana.
Seth would love to hear from you about your thoughts on the movie, or anything else! Find him online at www.sethcheek.com.
Aric Dylon Stanish, a native of Montana, moved to Indiana to train in MMA (cage fighting) under UFC veteran Dan Christison. Aric has competed as a professional MMA fighter in Arizona for the Rage in the Cage promotion prior to this move.
With degrees in Pharmacy and also in Sports Medicine, Dylan has played college football, competed in powerlifting, tried his hand at arena football, and also spent time in Florida as a professional wrestler. He appeared on season 7 of MTV's "True Life: I'm on a diet" as a personal trainer and has dabbled in the multi-media world for several years. You can see more of Aric at aricdylan.com.
Kelly Pearson was born and raised in Indiana. After a brief relocation to Hawaii as a young adult, she returned to the Midwest to reunite with her family and finish her business degree.
Kelly's film career kicked off only recently. She realized she had a love for the camera after landing a role as a background extra on the Walt Disney Feature Film Secretariat. This ignited her passion for acting and she immediately joinded with Silence of the Belle. Though Kelly also enjoys modeling, she hopes to one day become a full time working actress.
Erica Stikeleather is ecstatic to join the cast of Silence of the Belle. Erica hails from Carmel, Indiana where she is currently pursuing her passion for acting and modeling through an agency there.
Erica graduated ith a Bachelor's degree in Electronic Media, film and television concentration. While at Cedarville University, she acted in and produced student films as well as co-hosted a campus news program. Filmmaking and acting have been a love of hers for as long as she can remember.
Erica would like to thank her family and friends for all their encouragement and support.
Cindy Maples has been an aspiring actress for as long as she can remember. Her love for acting started in the six grade. She studied Mass Communications and Theatre at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
Some of Cindy's credits include roles in movies such as "WIDOW" and "HELL IS FULL." Cindy feels just as comfortable on the stage as she does in front of the camera. Cindy has performed at the Evansville Civic Theatre, Evansville Museum Dinner Theatre and The Stage Company in Carbondale, IL.
When Cindy isn't acting or working her day job, she spends time reading everything she can get her hands on. She also spends as much time as she possibly can with her husband Rusty and their Doberman Raven.
Rusty James grew up in Frankfort, Kentucky. He started acting in theatre at the age of 12 and got into radio at that age of 14. At the age of 22 he began singing lead in a few local bands in Evansville. He has continued to act on stage and in a few movies for the last 28 years.
Rusty's Stage Credits include roles in "Inherit The Wind," "Broadway Bound," "Harvey," "Brighton Beach Memoirs," "Dracula," and many more. Rusty's Movie Credits include: "Hell Is Full" and "Widow"
Kyle Cutrell, of Evansville, Indiana, is your typical 11 year old avid sports fan who loves the Indianapolis Colts and has been described as a "Human Sports Encyclopedia" by his friends and Family. Along with being a straight A student, Kyle plays basketball, is the quarterback of his football team, and is a purple belt in the martial arts system of ChunJiDo.
Andrew "A.J." Naas has been a martial arts practitioner since the age of 6. He has competed for many years and enjoys performing martial arts in front of a crowd. A.J. holds a 1st Degree Black Belt in Shotokan Karate and a 3rd Degree Black Belt in the art of Chunjido. A.J. is proficient with many different weapons such as nunchakus and the bo staff.
He enjoys practicing self defense and breaking. A.J. was a member of the 2004 WKA USA Team, competing in Basel, Switzerland and the 2005 WKA USA Team, competing in Niagara Falls, Canada. A.J. was the 2006, 2007 and 2008 Alliance National Points Champion and a member of the national martial arts team each of those years. He is a 2007 and 2008 Inductee into the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame as well as the 2007 and 2008 Alliance Black Belt Competitor of the Year.
Kyle Lawton is a 17 year veteran of the martial arts and currently holds the rank of 4th Dan in Kempo Jitsu, and 4th Dan in the art of ChunJiDo. Sensei Lawton is the Director of the American Kempo Jitsu Association and has trained over the last 12 years under the direction of Grandmaster Robert Cutrell. Sensei Lawton specializes in reality based self-defense as well traditional martial arts. Sensei Lawton is also a champion tournament competitor, competing at all levels including the recent Black Belt World Championships in Toronto, Canada, where he placed fourth in the world in traditional Okinawan/Japanese forms.
Kenn Reff is a transplanted resident of Evansville for the last 25 years, nonetheless Ken will tell you he's from upstate New York, where they have "real winters". A student, and then teacher, of various martial arts for over 30 years, he presently focuses on Hapkido and offers semi-private lessons from his home dojang. He enjoys energy work and associated healing alternatives.
He is a self-confessed computer game addict, RPGer and P90Xer, but still finds time to spend with his wife Lisa, his two young boys and five golden retreivers.
Joe Randolph was born in East Chicago, Indiana and currently resides in Evansville. He is a Physical Education Teacher and martial artist with training in Boxing, Muay Thai Kickboxing and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.