Active Actors Coalition Network Associates

Kristopher Dowling

Kristopher Dowling became interested in the arts through working in the non-profit sector of Skid Row, in Los Angeles. After studying the Shakespearian style of stage acting, Kristopher grew to have a passion for both the quality of the story and the power of the message.  Kristopher is an integral part of the Actors Coalition Network of Los Angeles serving as the groups first Vice President, has been an associate member for over six years, and has originated numerous characters with the Actors Coalition Network, including  Dinner Theater, Main Stage, and Film Projects.  He is excited to learn more as he moves forward with his career, and builds friendships that will help ground and guide him along the way. He is also very excited in becoming a film maker, as he has created several different films now, and has no intention of stopping.

Christian Medina

Christian was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley of California. Since the young age of seven years old, going to the movies was always one of his favorite activities and it inspired in him with an unstoppable passion for art, film, performance, and of course, acting. He began exploring and developing his acting skills at the age of twelve when he served as a member in his community’s church youth group program. The youth group focused on producing stage adaptations of historic and biblical events for educational purposes that were then performed solely for the church’s community. Since then, Christian went on to pursue an education in acting at the Valley Academy of Arts and Sciences in Granada Hills. After graduating high school, he continued his educational career at California State University Northridge where he focused on establishing a theatrical background and ultimately graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Theatre. While attending school, he was able to work on several projects including short films, TV pilots, YouTube videos, TV shows, and an award winning feature length indie film. Now, as a member of the Actors Coalition Network of Los Angeles, he is grateful again be expanding his knowledge and understanding of the entertainment industry, and eagerly looks forward to what all the future may hold.

 

 

Kevin Lam 

Born and raised in South Central Los Angeles, Kevin Lam has always wanted to prove that no matter where you are from, you can always push forward and prosper. Being the oldest of his entire family, he’s been setting an example to his siblings by recently graduating from Santa Monica College with a degree in Linguistics. He became interested in the entertainment industry through music when he first picked up the bass and then learned to use the guitar, drums, and piano. Being two ends of the same rope, he progressed to stage and film acting, incorporating his musical talent and his language skills into every project he has done. Looking to better himself and help others better themselves as well, he’s become involved with the Actors Coalition Network of Los Angeles. 

Chris Kioudjian 

Chris Kioudjian, born and raised in LA discovered his passion for entertainment as a young child. After several years of casually pursuing his dreams Chris went to Bali for a month or so, and when he came back he was determined to chase his dreams down the path of destiny. Chris loves to act, sing, discuss ideas, thoughts and topics to spread awareness & knowledge. As well as loving to laugh. Since joining the Actors Coalition Network he has continued to grow and learn. As well as discovering more interests within the industry. He plans to stay a part of ACN as long as possible as he builds himself, and his work, to become the man he knows he can be one day.

Greg Havton 

Greg Havton comes from Los Angeles, California, and is excited to join the ACN community. He was introduced to acting when he was taking an improv class in high school, and fell in love with it. Greg recently graduated college with a degree in theater, as well as continuing his passion for neuroscience and medicine. He is currently working with USC, and his his first drug in clinical trials. ACN offers a lot to Greg, as he is given the opportunity to continue acting as well as to learn more about other aspects of film, such as directing and writing. He hopes to make the most of this opportunity and is excited to be a part of the team. 

Eric St. Martin 

Eric St.Martin grew up in Minnesota where in his senior year of high school he found a

love for acting after being asked to audition for the school’s musical production of Oliver

Twist. After high school he attended the University of Iowa, and at the age of 26 moved

to Los Angeles. Eric has found that his true passion is for film, but not just as an

actor, he has also developed a love for writing as well.

Eric joined the Actors Coalition Network of Los Angeles, and is excited to continue to learn and appreciate the nuances of acting as well add his own voice to the work that this company is already doing. He now serves as the companies second Vice President. Outside of the entertainment world, Eric is a man who loves to stay active. He played multiple sports growing up, and still plays hockey. He enjoys cooking, and is quite construction and landscape savvy. Eric has a bright mind, and always brings a positive attitude to the work he is a part of. His goal is create projects that make people feel and think, which is why he is driven to succeed, making the best of each and every day.

Iam Gregory 

Born and raised in LA County, Iam first found an interest in acting when he joined drama class during his sophomore year of high school. After he was in a school performance of a Midsummer Night Dream, in his junior year, he knew that acting was what he wanted to do. He went to Citrus Community College where he is majoring in Theater Arts. Acting is his dream, but he is interested in writing and directing as well. Now an active associate of ACN, he is eager to further advance his acting and filmmaking experience.

William Wallingford: 

William grew up in a small town in Missouri participating in any sport available. He also did a few school plays but just as a way to pass the time. It was not until he moved to Maryland that he got his first real audition and realized his passion for acting. He started taking any acting opportunities more seriously and soon it was all he could think about. William currently serves our country as a full time Marine stationed at Camp Pendleton. As well as acting, William is also interested in writing and directing and will exercise these skills while working with ACN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Christopher Fratita 

Christopher Frătița, born in Hollywood Ca, raised in the San Gabriel valley, is a first generation American trying to find his outlet through the arts. His inspiration and admiration for the arts started at an early age, grade school to be exact, but wasn’t heavily pursued until his mid 20’s. Christopher is driven and passionate about perfecting his craft in every element possible; moreover, he is looking to improve and be the best version of his vision as well as present his talents. However, he understands it is a process, and is taking it day by day!

Timothy Dominguez 

Timothy Dominguez has lived in SoCal his whole life, and has been interested in Film for as long as he can remember. He is overcome with joy for the opportunity to not only further his career in acting, but to build new relationships with the people he’ll meet in the process – especially while being involved with ACN. Timothy loves having deep and meaningful conversations with those he gets to know. This begins to make more sense when you find out his BA is in Philosophy. He enjoys a multitude of activities, such as: playing games, whether that be board games, card games, videogames or outdoor games/sports; he loves playing the piano; he enjoys reading; and he loves going on road trips with his friends and family. Timothy takes everything he does with a degree of seriousness that allows him to thrive in whatever he sets his mind to. This manifests itself in his love for piano, his consistency in working out, his sacrifice for his family, and more recently, his love for acting. Timothy’s primary study in acting has been in being able to feel each character coming to life, and allowing the audience to be part of it. Timothy realizes the hard work that is needed to flourish in this industry, and is prepared for what is to come.

Alexander Nifong - Associate Member Emeritus

ALEXANDER NIFONG is a theatre, film and music artist who serves with a willing spirit. Though possessing a theatre degree from NYU, a resume worthy of consideration, and many gifts and talents well suited for his path, he walks with a student's mind and a child's heart. Whether waiting tables and performing Off-Broadway, modeling around Santa Monica and flying to shoots around the world, building sets and running tech for sleepless nights, lighting dance projects, executive producing music, drumming his heart out, or teaching artists in the community from the overflows of his garnered experience, he counts himself equally blessed. As a member of ACN's first board, having served under Randall Gray as both tech director and actor, Nifong is joyful and ready to continue in collaboration with ACN towards the growing of its artistic community through the building of its outstanding members. He is presently on a walkabout while recording his first album, " enough. ".

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Carlos Menzies

 

Carlos is 22 years old, and is a young, charismatic, confident, adapting young actor from South Central, California. Carlos would honestly say throughout the struggles in life, it has been modeling, acting & poetry that have all played very large roles in helping open his eyes to a whole new person he thought he’d never become. The relationships built on & off set are what makes chasing the dream worth taking the risk for, because the learning, growth, bonding, & families that are created in the entertainment industry will last a lifetime if nurtured properly. He is excited to see what the next years have in store for him.

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Alejandro "Alex" Sandoval

Hello, my name is Alejandro, but I like to go by Alex. I'm a 23 year old native Californian. Some of my hobbies include playing/watching sports, watching movies, and listening to music. I recently got into making music of my own. I would describe myself as a laid back chill guy, and funny once you get to know me. I've been acting for about roughly two years now, and can honestly say I love the craft. I'm extremely excited for what's to come for my future acting endeavors!

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Pavel Skalnik

An adventurer who still believes in the American dream, Pavel moved from Prague - Czech Republic to Los Angeles five years ago. 

"I always felt like I wanted to give acting a shot, but never actively pursued it until I met this extraordinary group full of positive people with it's master mind named Randall, and they made everything so smooth and easy for me to step in the world of film industry, which I am really grateful for." Pavel is 31 years old, loves playing hockey and considers himself an easygoing person, with the gift of empathy. He enjoys every day he has on Earth. 

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Chaz Lack

Chaz Lack was born in Redding CA but when he was about 5, he moved to the Bay Area. He attended a Christian Private school where he began to act in school plays. When he hit high school and got the lead role as Leon Tolchinsky in Fools by Neil Simon, he discovered his passion for acting and decided that it was something that he wanted to do as a career. Not wanting to attend a four-year college, he auditioned for the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Hollywood and was accepted. It was there where he really started to try and perfect his craft as an actor, taking many classes such as Dance/ Movement, accent classes, Musical Theatre, Shakespeare and many more as well as performing many scenes and plays in front of his teachers and peers. Chaz is very excited to be a part of ACN and to make new connections with people pursuing the same goal. 



 
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Getting to know one another better as we work together made all the difference.
Each piece seemed to get better, not just because our men were learning and growing, but because they were building the life-long friendships they will need to be successful.
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Getting to know one another had other benefits as well... As we moved from location to location, we grew in capability as well as had wonderful opportunities to commune with nature itself.
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Some Former Associate Members of the
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Where we miss those who have been a part of our program in the past, we wish them all the very best in whatever they are doing in and with their lives now.  Many have moved on to other career paths.  Others have found a new passion for a different field in the entertainment industry, and are working in that field still today.  Yet others have relocated, and or are still working as actors in the entertainment industry.  Regardless of what they are doing with their lives today, they will always be a part of the Actors Coalition Network family, and we wish them all the best.
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