Golden Bird Cast Bio's

Originally from Greensboro, NC, Kelly Coalson (Astrid) made the move to New York City in 2009 and attended American Musical and Dramatic Academy until 2011. She is now venturing into the world of voiceover and was most recently seen in a new musical, Renewal, with Write Act Rep.

Scot Cahoon (Prince Bjorg/Baseball Troll) hails from colorful Colorado where he grew up hiking, climbing trees, and setting things on fire. With a BA Theatre: Acting/Directing from Colorado Mesa University, he uprooted himself and landed in Brooklyn. Most recently he could be seen in Union Square, yelling at pigeons that they are "Out of the Will!" Thanks to God, family, and friends for all the good things... No thanks to the pigeons; they know what they did.

Anthony Logan Cole (Prince Tor/Kitchen Troll) is proud to return to Find The Golden Bird. International: Les Miserables (Javert), Jekyll and Hyde (Jekyll/Hyde). Off-Broadway: Honestly Abe (Tom Lincoln), Song of Solomon (Pre-Broadway) Regional and Tour: RENT (Mark/Benny), Les Miserables (Javert), Beauty and the Beast (Beast), Scarlet Pimpernel (Chauvelin) and many others. Film/TV: House Of Cards, Law and Order:SVU, VEEP, Stepped On, Again. Anthony has also headlined at the Metropolitan Room, The Duplex, and 54 Below with his cabaret shows. He was recently seen in World Premiere of the Broadway-bound Song Of Solomon. Thanks to GB Team and my wonderful friends. Twitter: @anthonylogancol

Brady Cudmore (Prince Kaj) is beyond ecstatic to be performing in Find the Golden Bird and would like to thank his cast, crew, and entire team for making this experience particularly fantastic. Brady is originally from Prince Edward Island, Canada. He has performed for hundreds of thousands across North America, using many of his original works for a multitude of performances. Some stages include one Disney World and The Pentagon. As well as performing pop music, he enjoys performing the works of other composers in theatrical performances. He was the original Aaron Grigsby and Allen Gentry of the long running musical Honestly Abe, as well as the Co-Dance Captain during it's three year run at the Actor's Temple Theater in New York City. He is humbled by his performance with EVUSA at Carnegie Hall's spectacle in honor Stephen Schwartz's 65th birthday. After finishing his performance as a principle company member with Sasha Spielvogels Come Back To Me Once More So I Can Say Goodbye on June 8th at the Alvin Ailey Theater for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, he will continue to pursue his dream of entertaining on many more stages in the years to come. He would like to extend his gratitude to his incredible management, and family for their continued love and support.

Nina Deacon (Golden Bird) trained at the Nancy Whyte School of Ballet in Bellingham, WA. At 13, she joined the Mount Baker Ballet where she danced her way from Snowflake to Snow Queen and performed many soloist and principle roles. Off-Broadway credits include Tchaikovsky – A New Stage Play choreographed by Nancy Whyte at the American Theatre for Actors, Still on the Corner choreographed by Lonne Moretton at the Castillo Theatre, and Once Upon a Time with Ballet for Young Audiences. Dance company credits include Folk Dance Theatre, Surfacing Dance Works, Linda Diamond and Company, and for independent choreographers. She was a guest artist for New American Youth Ballet and danced in Giada Ferrone’s The Nutcracker: a Contemporary Ballet at the Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre. Nina is honored to say that she danced on Broadway at the Minskoff Theatre as part of the Broadway Cares benefit, The Easter Bonnet. She is thrilled to be in Finding the Golden Bird. She would like to extend a huge thank you to her parents, teachers, and choreographers. Without them she wouldn’t be the artist she is today.

Originally from Japan Mami Kimura (Candela) has been working in various productions of theatre, film, TV, webseries, commercials, and voice-over in New York since 1997. Favorite credits are theatre: Emotional Creature (Black Box Theatre), Seven (Hostos Repertory Theatre), 12 Angry Women (MTS), Forbidden City (HB Playwrights Theatre), True West, Foreign Policy (Estorogenius 2008), Hibakusha Outcry (IRT), Kalighat, Ballad of Yachiyo, The House of Bernarda Alba (NAATCO), The Magic Toyshop and SAKURA - the Bandit Princess (2001 Edinburgh Festival Fringe). Film: 1956, The Zanctuary, Poisonberry, Among the Joneses (NY Int’l Film Festival), Hotel Harbor View (2004 Accolade Award & Best Short Film), Feather Thrones, Membership Revoked, Misty, Toussaint Project and Flora’s Garment Bursting Into Bloom. TV: My Crazy Love (Oxygen Network), Speed Racer: The Next Generation (Nicktoons Network) and Wonder Showzen (MTV). Web Series: My Not So SubConcious (AAFL TV), Ikenhisu II (ASC Production) and Rack and Ruin. Voice-Over: Tokyo Fiesta (TV & Radio commercial), 10,000 Stories (Radio Drama), Harry the Bunny, Classic Animation Series and Audio Tour Series (Audio Works). Headshot. More credits & reels:

Diana Ocampo (Signe) is an actor and singer from Queens, New York! Ever since she played Ursula in her first-grade school production of The Little Mermaid she found her true voice and passion for the arts. Some favorite past productions include Pippin, Noises Off, Othello, and The Girl Who Died Often. Diana feels blessed and lucky for the chance to search for the Golden Bird together with such a talented and creative cast and production team! She would like to thank her husband and her mother for their love and support.

John Segundo (Krig) was raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and began his dance training at CCSF studying Afro Haitian, jazz, and modern. He also got ballet training at Shawl Anderson Dance Center and then received scholarships with Oakland Ballet and Berkeley Ballet Theater. He started performing with SF Boylesque, Mandance, and Peninsula Ballet Theater. He moved to New York in 2011 to study at Joffrey Ballet School. He works with Ballet for Young Audiences, Central New Jersey Ballet Theater, Diwakardance, and Chezzam Entertainment.

Zachary Steinman (King Alf/Blues Troll/Odd) is thrilled to be a part of the cast of Find the Golden Bird! He is a recent graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy's Musical Theatre program. Credits include: Moon Over Buffalo, Doubt, Gypsy, Zombie Prom, Singin' In The Rain, and The Twilight of The Golds. Play with love!

Emily Wexler (Vicki/Victoria) is a Manhattan-based singer/actor. She recently graduated from Vassar College, where she studied drama, voice, and education, along with a hundred other interests that she dipped her toe into. She is currently working collaboratively on Eyes Closed, a musical "docudrama" inspired by dreams of New Yorkers. Some favorite past productions include "A Mouthful of Birds" (Doreen), "The Fantasticks" (Louisa), "Into The Woods" (Cinderella), and "Hair" (Sheila), along with several new works that have premiered in NYC. Emily is thrilled to be on this journey. She is confident that Golden Bird will be found, as long as we never stop searching.