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About "OC Cabaret: Music. Art. Live." Est. March 2022

Created by Kelsey Redmond, "OC Cabaret: Music. Art. Live." is monthly show where you can enjoy a variety of talent from Southern California's artists, LIVE!

Previous show performances have included: musicians, singers, puppeteers, writers, poets, spoken word artists, performances of monologues and new works as well as original pieces. Shows are at 8pm every last Tuesday of every month at

ImprovCity: 138 W Main St. Tustin, CA.

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Snacks and Beer

Beer, soda, water, snacks, and treats available through the red curtains, then to your left at the ImprovCity concessions stand.

Photos and Video

Take photos and video! Follow and tag us on

Instagram @oc_cabaret #occabaret

Please make sure to silence your ringers, alerts, and camera sounds.

No flash photography. Please note: The show is heavily filmed and photographed. Audience members may therefore appear in photos and video.

Restrooms

2 restrooms are available located through the red curtains, then last doors on your left.

THANK YOU!

Thank you for supporting the arts! We are excited to see you at this show!

 

9/26/23 Program:

Artist Headshots in Order of Appearance.

Scroll below, for Bios and Show Order.

 

BIOS IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE

ANNOUNCEMENTS: ADRIAN GOMEZ (HE/HIM)

Adrian Gomez comes from the far-away land of Arizona. He graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor's degree in Theatre. You may have seen him in the famous blue polo as a Helpful Honda person during the Superbowl, caught him onstage as a professional improvisor at ImprovCity, or as a parent hopeful in the award-winning short film "Federal Approved Parent." Lately he's been fortunate enough to have been cast in several upcoming Miscellanea TV projects, and looks forward to seeing them premiere in film festivals, soon!

 

HOST: KELSEY REDMOND (SHE/HER)

Kelsey Redmond is an actor and singer for hire, mainly found on stage and screen. Usually distracted because her sequins are too loud. Owner of KELScabaret, the company behind her two monthly variety shows OC Cabaret and LA Cabaret. 2x Best Vocals, ImprovCity. Silver Award Best Actress Paris Film Awards for "Make Your Bed." Best Actress, Special Award for "Lady Luck" Cinematic European Film Festival. Bernard R Kornhaber “Oustanding Graduate” School of Theatre, Film, and Television, The University of Arizona.
A huge thank you to the "OC Cabaret" cast, crew, and ImprovCity for helping bring this show to life! www.kelseyredmond.net IG: @kelsey_redmond_

9/26/23 Kelsey's Whiter Smile Provided by We Whiten Use this link for $20 off your next visit! mytime.com/u/DuMRW

"Adelaide's Lament" --"Guys and Dolls"

Sharon Rae Massey

Sharon Rae Massey is excited to be back at OC Cabaret with so many great friends! She loves the opportunity to sing songs that she may never get to sing anywhere else which is why she chose to have fun with song. Special shout out to her boyfriend, who is her biggest fan and she hopes this song doesn’t make him too uncomfortable! Remember: if we couldn’t laugh we would all go insane!

"Flowers" -- "Hadestown"

Hannah Cameron

Hannah Cameron has been involved in all things singing and theater for as long as she can remember. You may find her most recently as Sarah in the award winning short film Make Your Bed, in addition to playing Sarah in American Cheese's Secret Santa short film. When she's not singing, Hannah can be found playing guitar and making puns, as well as performing Sunday nights here at ImprovCity. 

"Before It's Over"

Sarah Villacarillo

Sarah Villacarillo (she/her) is an Orange County, CA native and is excited to be making her OC Cabaret debut! Regional theatre credits: Dogfight (Ensemble/Rose u/s), Elf the Musical (Ensemble), and Clue (Cook/Female u/s). She has also been cast in several independent films and is a member of the Pasadonuts Improv Troupe. In her down time, Sarah is editing and posting vlogs on her YouTube channel or uploading cringey TikToks. She also enjoys thrifting, going to the beach, and fangirling over Jordan Fisher. Sarah has received her AA in Theater Arts and Dance as well as a Certificate in Musical Theatre from Cypress College. Much gratitude to her friends, family, and teachers for their continued support, love, and encouragement. @saruhhvee

"The Ballad of Sara Berry"

Daniel Byrne

"Fight the Dragons"--"Big Fish"

Tj Punchard

Tj Punchard (he/him) writer and director of No Greater Love: The Musical. Tours: Cinderella (Prince Topher), Cats (Rum Tum Tugger), Advent Carol (John/Gabriel), No Greater Love (Judas/John); Regional: Quasimodo (Hunchback of Notre Dame), Lt (Sweaty) Eddie in Sister Act!, Pirates of Penzance (Frederic), Spelling Bee (Mitch Mahoney - NJACT Perry Award for Best Supporting Actor), A Chorus Line (Richie), Songs for a New World (Man #1 - NJACT Perry Award nomination for best leading actor in a musical), Seussical (Horton the Elephant). Tj has a BFA in musical theatre from Cal State Fullerton, an MA in Animal Behavior, a MA in Clinical Psychology, and currently pursuing his doctorate in clinical psychology. Tj would like to thank God along with his friends and family for the constant love and support.

"The Beauty is" --"The Light in the Piazza"

Sarah O'Brien

Sarah is an actress and an entrepreneur. Sarah studied Theatre at Azusa Pacific University. She is immensely grateful to

be a part of this incredible cabaret and the opportunity to perform. Some of her favorite past roles and credits include background chorus for the Broadway Knights Christmas concerts, and Broadway Knights concert Ruby Lewis Blue Eyed Soul, Hannah in The Promise (musical), Anne Deever in All My Sons, Shelby in Steel Magnolias, Rapunzel in Into the

Woods, and Serena Katz from Fame. She thanks God for guiding her

on her journey and for her friends and family for their love and support. Joshua 1:9

"The Only Exception"

Bianca Singer

Bianca is most known on TikTok as Miss B @missbsinger where she is a comedic
content creator and gives advice to young actors. She was announced the writer winner
for the 2022 "Ya Tu Sabes!" Monologue Slam presented by NBC! Recently, she just
released an original song called “Please” which you can download on all streaming
platforms!

"No Good Deed" -- "Wicked"

Anissa Valadez

Let’s time travel back to 2012, this would be the first time Anissa had ever been to a professional Broadway show. What show would this be? The only correct answer is: WICKED. Tonight Anissa is performing a song in honor of the wicked witch herself. Shes a lover of all things spooky and witchy & felt that this would be a fun turn of events. She hopes that you all enjoy tonight’s show and have a “Wicked” time!

"Raise Me Up (Reprise)/ Look at Me" -- "Violet"

Kelsey Redmond

 

15 MINUTE INTERMISSION


 

"Never Too Late"

Myles Prower Davis

Myles Prower Davis is a Long Beach-based musician and performer who just realized yesterday that the Gen Z slang term “rizz” is just shorthand for “cha-RIS-ma”. Did y’all know that?

"Someone Gets Hurt" -- "Mean Girls"

Sarah O'Brien and Tj Punchard

Sarah is an actress and an entrepreneur. Sarah studied Theatre at Azusa Pacific University. She is immensely grateful to

be a part of this incredible cabaret and the opportunity to perform. Some of her favorite past roles and credits include background chorus for the Broadway Knights Christmas concerts, and Broadway Knights concert Ruby Lewis Blue Eyed Soul, Hannah in The Promise (musical), Anne Deever in All My Sons, Shelby in Steel Magnolias, Rapunzel in Into the

Woods, and Serena Katz from Fame. She thanks God for guiding her

on her journey and for her friends and family for their love and support. Joshua 1:9

"Good Kid"

Adam Uriarte

Today Adam has been asked to sing a song from a show to promote him and his friends show which is Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief.

"In Whatever Time We Have"

Tim Magoun and Hannah Cameron

Tim is excited to be back at the OC Cabaret! He's currently a cast member of ImprovCity's Friday/Saturday troupe. He has been always striving to expand his creativity, whether through acting classes, guitar lessons, or singing lessons. You can catch him on select Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm or 9:30pm each month. Being on stage and moving people, either to laughter or tears, is what makes him feel alive.

Hannah Cameron has been involved in all things singing and theater for as long as she can remember. You may find her most recently as Sarah in the award winning short film Make Your Bed, in addition to playing Sarah in American Cheese's Secret Santa short film. When she's not singing, Hannah can be found playing guitar and making puns, as well as performing Sunday nights here at Improvcity. 

"The History Of The Wrong Guys" -- "Kinky Boots"

Sarah Salazar

Orange County based soprano, Sarah Salazar, is elated to return to OC Cabaret! Salazar has an understanding of the vocal instrument which allows her to seamlessly cross genres. Because of this, Salazar has been seen throughout California performing opera, musical theater, and pop. She has performed with numerous companies and was Miss Tustin in 2010 and was awarded the preliminary and non finalist talent awards at Miss California. Please visit SarahSalazarSoprano.com to keep in touch! 

"Creep" --"Radiohead"

Justin Budds

Justin is excited to take a night off of helping run the Scary event a few miles down the road to step a little out of his comfort zone by not singing a song from a musical. He hopes you enjoy the night and wants you to know that if you drop by the farm over the Halloween season and see him running around like a chicken with its head cut off, to please still say hello! 

Instagram: Justin_Budds_Actor

Twitch: www.twitch.tv/buddslightyear

John Miller (vocals) and Shelby Burnett (violin)

John Miller is a singer songwriter who is best known for performing under his own band… “John Miller”. He’s excited to be back performing at OC cabaret for the second time, but this time with the extraordinary violin player, Shelby Burnett for accompaniment. He would like the audience to know that he is also one of the original founders of the Steve Pepper fan club. Catch him and the band headlining at the Tiki Bar Costa Mesa October 26th.

 

“Shelby Burnett has had the honor of sharing her music with the world for the past 25 years in hopes of bringing healing to the soul through her spontaneous melodies. She has a gift  of seamlessly blending classical finesse with contemporary flair, creating a harmonious fusion of the old and new.

Some of her more prominent works include performing for our ambassadors at the the United Nations, recording with Travesura for the Etnies album as well as performing as concertmaster for multiple orchestras in all of Orange County.

Her dedication to classical training has propelled her into the music industry not only as well rounded performer but also as an established violin instructor. 

She is so honored to have this opportunity to share her love for music with you soon!”

"We're Just Friends" -- "I Love You Because"

Kelsey Redmond and Tj Punchard

 

BOWS

 

Production Team

 

Kelsey Redmond

Creator of KELScabaret, Director, Host of "OC Cabaret, Music. Art. Live."

 

Gina Dugan:

Owner and Artistic Director of ImprovCity, Music and Tech

“Gina Dugan is a founding member of ImprovCity and the Artistic Director of the ImprovCity Thursday/Sunday cast. Gina is a graduate of The Second City Conservatory and has studied at Upright Citizens Brigade. Besides improv, she is also a veteran of sketch comedy.”

Devin Dugan:

Owner and Artistic Director of ImprovCity, Concessions

Devin Dugan is a professional comedian, director, producer, screenwriter, and author...and sometimes actor and musician. He has performed all over the country for more than 28 years.

Devin was the creative mastermind behind the successful novelty book Improvisers Drawing Stick Figures and has written for Nostalgia Digest magazine. He is a multi-award winning screenwriter with many of his works winning top honors in film festivals across the globe. 

He has written, directed and starred in television, films and commercials, and is the producer of ImprovCity Films, a production company that creates web series, shorts, features and documentaries. 

Devin has also directed live stage plays. Some of his past stage productions include The Cocoanuts, The Werewolf's Curse, The Time of Their Lives, and Les Misérables. He is currently directing a production of Room Service.

 

Allen Kim:

Owner of ImprovCity

 

Adrian Gomez:

Comedian, Fantastic Husband, Usher

Adrian Gomez comes from the far-away land of Arizona. He graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor's degree in Theatre. You may have seen him in the famous blue polo as a Helpful Honda person during the Superbowl, caught him onstage as a professional improvisor at ImprovCity, or as a parent hopeful in the award-winning short film "Federal Approved Parent." Lately he's been fortunate enough to have been cast in several upcoming Miscellanea TV projects, and looks forward to seeing them premiere in film festivals, soon!

Next Show:

End of 2023 SEASON WILL CONCLUDE WITH THE NEXT AND LAST SHOW OF THE YEAR:

11/28/23

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