Collin Martin has studied music for a majority of his life. He started piano lessons at the age of 6 and still actively plays today. Collin found his love for percussion in high school and continued his percussive studies at Chapman University. It was during his undergraduate studies that he also found a love for composition, which led him to pursue a Master's degree in Music Composition from California State University, Northridge, and an MFA in Musical Theatre Writing from New York University. In addition to composing art music, Collin has a passion for musical theatre and hopes to center his career on the creation and production of new musical theatre in his community.
Andrea Mgebroff is an artist and freelance explorer hailing from Portland, Oregon. Known in her youth as an aspiring musician, painter, and entomologist, Andrea continues to seek out vacant lots and fledgling meadows on most weekends. Recent purchases include a new tent, a magazine (Life - May 1963), and a small flowering succulent in a classic terra cotta pot. Andrea is proud to be blood type A - Positive. A recent graduate of Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, she is currently causing trouble in a South California suburb.
Melanie Reese is a recent LA transplant from Portland, OR and is thrilled to be part of the "Transients" team. Although first and foremost a trained and working actor, her endeavors expand far beyond. She's worked as a costumer for various productions and has designed clothes for two fashion shows, including the YWCA's Dress for Success Fashion benefit she co-created and produced in Seattle. She worked as 2nd AD for the upcoming feature film "The Humdrummer" and worked in the art department and as an actor in the upcoming short "The Price of Ashes". She has been involved in various local theatrical productions, such as the original ensemble-created show "F*ck Me Love Me Leave Me". She is part of SETheatre in Santa Clarita and was recently seen in "Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All" and the original production "Wacademia". She can be seen collaborating with the performance group Opera del Espacio and the rock band New Planets.