Randall Gray, President / Chief Directing Officer
Randall Gray is a multi-award winning actor, director, writer and producer who has authored numerous theatrical productions as well as television and motion picture scripts. He has worked in the world of fine and performing arts for forty- three years, has directed over 120 major theatrical programs around the world with his primary focus being the Los Angeles area. He has worked with some of the industry’s most prominent actors, directors, producers, agents, and marketing representatives. He is a respected recording artist and has performed vocally on multiple tours, as well having offered his voice to numerous pre-production vocal scores.
Dr. Gray was also formerly a prominent voice and theatrical critic for the world-wide recognized Yahoo website as The California Theatre Critic. He enjoyed the pleasure of over 150,000 readers of his column, and reviewed numerous theatrical programs each year in the Southern California area. As an actor Dr. Gray has had the pleasure of numerous quality roles, with the highlights of his performing career having included Jean Val Jean in Les Miserable’s on a European tour, The Phantom in Phantom of the Opera, and Tavia in Fiddler on the Roof. He holds an Associate’s degree in fine arts, a Bachelor’s degree in communications with a minor in performing arts, a Master’s degree in Interpersonal Communications as well as a double doctoral degree in Psychology and Theology.
As past and present educator of Masters Level Acting Classes for both youth and adults, he is a professional casting agent, with a focus on mandating that the appropriate person holds the appropriate role so as to best communicate to the audience the power of each and every role, none of which are small in his opinion. This is part of the reason why he is well known and often requested to teach "Team Casting" classes at the Director's Guild and Producer's Guild. He is also well known and respected as a professional photographer, having had his photos appear in numerous magazines, web-sites, as well as professional performance and performer photography needs. He is perhaps best known as a man who enjoys working the background sides of theater with a desire to help every performer, director, and program shine with a brilliance that gives the respect and dignity to a quality program that it deserves.
It is both his great joy and overwhelming passion to work with the future of the entertainment industry, which is why his role as the President and Executive Director of the Actors Coalition Network of Los Angeles means so very much to him. The young men that he is honored to work with are true inspirations of what tomorrow can and will bring when true dedication, personal respect, and intelligent choices are present.
Donor Board Members
Chris Kioudjian is both a passionate young creator and our companies stand up comic. A young man with very deep emotions and truly genuine dedication, Chris understands the need to help ACN not only prosper, but continue to develop. Dedicated to the educational aspects of the company, as well as the internship needed to help fund ACN, Chis has agreed to serve on the ACN Donor Board to promote growth and success for all involved.
Iam Gregory knows how very important it is to surround ones self with moral and ethical individuals who truly have a passion and a goal to make the world a better place. He has joined the ACN Donor Board to help ensure that the company not only have the opportunity to grow and succeed, but that those within the company are taken care of well.
Our Other Associates
Check our 'Associates' page for information on our associates.
Kristopher Dowling - First Vice President (Marketing/Social Media)
Kristopher is a Shaksperean trained actor and film maker with a passion for high quality text, intelligent plots, and poignant dialogue. His desire is to affect and change the world around him by raising the bar of entertainment and encouraging those who encounter his work to think seriously about the issues in life that far too many today prefer to just ignore. A truly genuine and dedicated individual, Kristopher brings a strong and growing knowledge of the marketing and social media market to our board that is both much needed and greatly appreciated.
Michael Baszler - Second Vice President (Donor Board President)
Michael is a professional actor, model, and personal trainer. He brings a very strong attitude and commitment to our program leading the Donor Board as its President. Michael understands that any company that is going to succeed must have the capital to do so, and because he believes in the mission of ACN, as well as the powerful friendships he has built within and because of the company, he is dedicated to ensuring ACN gets stronger every day.
Currently on Leave of Absence
Eric St.Martin - Interim Second Vice President (Fund Raising)
Eric admits that he started in this industry as a dreamer, but through life experience and training with the Actors Coalition Network of Los Angeles, he has learned just how much hard work is needed to find real success. He has served on our donor board, and due to Michael Baszler's need for a leave of absence, has stepped up to serve as Interim Second Vice President. He hopes to bring some fresh ideas to how the company can go about raising much needed funding.
Janean Gray, Secretary/Treasurer
Janean has been intricately involved in the world of professional management and leadership for many years starting her career at the Indiana University School of Medicine and working with such prominent companies as The General Motors Corporation, Hospital of the Good Samaritan, The City of Hope, and Kaiser Permanente where she was intricately involved with the establishment and opening of a new hospital in Baldwin Park, CA. She holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Management and a Master’s Degree in Education, she serves as communications liaison for international correspondence between global businesses. She has also served as editor and publications liaison for local playwrights in Southern California. Her dedication to mastering those fields in which she serves has led her to an internationally recognized excellence in leadership and representation. She is the owner and senior publicist of Joyce J Publicity for the Theatre.