NINA ARIANDA (Vanda), was recently nominated for a Tony Award for her Broadway debut performance as 'Billie Dawn' in Born Yesterday and has become one of the most talked about and sought after actors in New York. This fall, Arianda appeared in Universal's Tower Heist playing opposite Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy and made her network television debut guest-starring on "The Good Wife." In 2010, she debuted Off-Broadway in Venus in Fur with a phenomenal performance garnering attention from the entire New York theater community. Based on her performance, she was offered roles in Woody Allen's film Midnight in Paris, Tom McCarthy's film Win Win, and Vera Farmiga's film Higher Ground. Nina has been honored with awards from the Drama League; an Outer Critics Circle Award, the Actors' Equity Association Clarence Derwent Award; the Theater World Award and Clive Barnes Award. Nina trained at AMDA in their studio program for acting and at the New School for Liberal Arts in New York, Eugene Lang division. She received her MFA from NYU's Tisch graduate acting program.
HUGH DANCY (Thomas) can currently be seen in the critically acclaimed film Martha Marcy May Marlene opposite Elizabeth Olsen, Sarah Paulson, and John Hawkes. Directed by Sean Durkin, the film tells the story of 'Martha' (Olsen) who escapes from a cult in New York and tries to reintegrate into a normal life with her sister 'Lucy' (Paulson) and brother-in-law 'Ted' (Dancy). The film premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and was released by Fox Searchlight on October 21, 2011. It was recently nominated for a Gotham Independent Film Award for "Best Ensemble Performance." He will next be seen in Hysteria opposite Maggie Gyllenhaal. The romantic comedy set during the Victorian-era looks at how the medical community invented the vibrator as a therapeutic massage device. The film premiered at this year's Toronto Film Festival and will be released by Sony Pictures Classics.