After the Darklights


Brian Landis Folkins (Ben/ Producer)
Brian had his first acting role on stage at the age of six. He has been actively pursuing his career as an actor ever since. Over the last 15 years, Brian has appeared regularly in many of Denver’s most notable theaters. While experienced with creating dramatic characters, Brian is particularly adept at comedic roles. Since 1993 he has supported himself as an entertainer by acting, juggling, and teaching. As a character actor, Mr. Folkins is noted for his extremely broad range in creating diverse and believable personas. He has brought this talent to the screen in over seventy-five short and feature film productions. His work as a producer and still photographer has broadened his experience on film sets and provided his in-depth understanding of the film production process. Along with his great many talents, his commitment and professionalism, Brian’s enjoyable, fun, and friendly personality has led producers of stage and screen alike to call him back time and time again.

Leah Watson (Caitlin)
Leah is a Denver native and alumnus of Denver School of the Arts. She studied Dramatic Performance at the Cincinnati-Conservatory of Music for two years before returning home and earning a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre, Film, and Television Production from the University of Colorado Denver. She is proud to have been a participant in the NFAA YoungArts Week 2007 and to have worked with The School at Steppenwolf, Curious Theatre, the Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company, LOCAL Theatre Company, Perplexity Pictures, and M2 Productions.
Chuck Fiorella (Injured Man)
Chuck is an award winning cinematographer. A producer, writer and director who has done work for: MTV, Entrepreneur Magazine, PBS, The Downtown Denver Partnership, AOL and many others. Chuck graduated from the Colorado Film School with a degree in Writing/Directing and studied Journalism at SUNY/Buffalo.
Emily Paton Davies (Lorelai)
Born and raised on Long Island, Emily Paton Davies has performed with theatre companies throughout Colorado for more than a decade. Her work on stage has been recognized by the Denver Post, the Denver Westword, the Rocky Mountain News, Colorado OutFront and other publications. She received her second nomination this year from the Colorado Theatre Guild for Outstanding Actress in a Play, and won the award in 2007
Josh Hartwell (Daniel)
Josh Hartwell is an actor and playwright in Denver, having appeared in more than 50 plays in and around Denver. In 2011 he was seen in Clybourne Park (Denver Post Ovation Award for “Best Actor in a Comic Role”) at Curious Theatre Company, The Divine Sister at The Avenue Theater, An Empty Plate in the Café Du Grand Boeuf (Boulder Daily Camera; “Boulder County’s Best in 2011: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Comedic Role”) at BETC, The Field at The Denver Victorian, and Kafka on Ice at Buntort Theater. As a playwright, Hartwell is represented by Abrams Artists Agency in NY. Reaching for Comfort (Marlowe Award and Best of Westword recipient) enjoyed successful runs at Theatre on Broadway and The Changing Scene Northwest in WA. Nothing but Skin won the RMTA Playwriting Competition in 2006 in Helena, MT and had a new workshop at the Aurora Fox Theatre in 2012. Contrived Ending, originally directed by Jim Hunt (Ovation Award and Henry Award nominees; Marlowe Award winner)—produced by Conundrum Productions in 2008—earned a feature film and Off-Broadway contract with Starry Night Entertainment. The Rank and the Bloodrush was a semi-finalist for The O’Neill Festival’s New Play Conference in 2011, won second place at the Bottletree One Act Play Competition in Kingston, Ontario, and had a staged reading at Curious Theatre Company in 2011. The Extraordinarily Mundane Adventures of Earth Boy was a finalist for “The Seven”: The Sixth Annual New Works Fest at The Fusion Theatre in Albuquerque and made it to the shortlist for the “Short + Sweet” festival in Sydney, Australia. Hartwell has been a writer for Buntport Theater’s live-action comic book, Trunks, since 2009. He has written plays for Curious Theatre Company’s Denver Stories since 2005, and has been an instructor for young playwrights with Curious New Voices since 2008. He is also dramaturg for the Living History program at the Denver Center, and has been a guest artist for the “Writing for Stage and Screen” class at Wooster College in OH.
John Moore (Injured Man)
Mr. Moore has only previously appeared on camera as a featured "performer" in public-access Amber Alerts. If you can identify him in the attached head/mugshot ... please call 911

Kirk Montgomery (News Anchor)
3 Time Emmy Award Winner entertainment reporter for 9News, the highest rated NBC affiliate station in Denver.

Mike Marlow (Male Feral)
Mike is making his film acting debut with After the Darklights. When not under heavy make-up Mr. Marlow works in many different capacities as a Theater Artist in The Denver area, and looks forward to using this web series to terrify his nephew for many years to come.

Pamela McCreary (Female Feral)
Among Pamela McCreary’s film and television credits are the Disney Channel’s feature film, Lemonade Mouth, MTV’s LA Guns music video, the Discovery Channel’s Lewis and Clark: The Corp of Discovery, the indie short, Standard of Ethical Conduct, and numerous commercials and industrials. She was recently seen at The Edge Theater as the panties-challenged Hildegarde. Other theater credits include the dual role of Iris/Rita at SHO’s Chasing Manet at the Barth, Holly Pharme in the first incarnation of Murder Most Fowl and Constance Beech in Gumshoe at the Avenue Theater, Terry in Extremities at Theatre on Broadway, and Trisha in Five Women Wearing the Same Dress for Colorado Stage Company. As an improvisational performer she has worked with Chicken Lips and Plastered in Paris.

Michael Morgan
(Director/ Writer)
Read more here