Matt Marcy (MATT MATISSE) has been performing as a comedy-magican, emcee, and actor for the past 15 years. With over 3,000 shows under his belt, he’s entertained everyone from Hollywood celebrities to CEOs of Fortune 500 companies to royalty. He’s also a favorite at the world-famous Magic Castle in Hollywood, and performs worldwide for corporate events, cruise ships, theaters & performing arts centers, clubs, and high-end private events. He created Disillusioned as a theatrical play about his life as a magician in 2008, performing two successful runs of the show in Los Angeles. In 2014 he decided to adapt the show into Disillusioned: The Series.
Marianne Chambers (CHELSEA) was raised near Kansas City and started performing in local theater and dancing competitively at the age of 10. After high school she was one of 8 young women accepted into the prestigious UCLA acting tract where she worked with industry professionals, including Michael Donovan, Gar Campbell, Gil Cates, and Myrl Schreibman. Since graduating, she has studied with Margie Haber, Eden Benardy, Brian Reise, and Janet Alhanti, and has been seen on NCIS:LA, Desperate Housewives, Law & Order: LA, Rules of Engagement, CSI:NY, Lifetime’s The Protector, and FX’s The League.
Ben Zelevansky (TODD) graduated from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, and immediately began working in television production on shows such as Saturday Night Live, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, and CBS’s Late Show with David Letterman where he contributed to the show’s 1998 Emmy win. Ben has also studied improvisation with Amy Poehler and Matt Besser, and has written comedy sketches for Martin Short, Robin Williams, Laraine Newman, Andrea Martin, Patton Oswalt, Marc Maron and many more. Currently, Ben writes and produces Bad Shorts, a sketch comedy web series that was nominated for a 2015 Writers Guild Award.
Season One Guest Stars
Jerry Weil (PETER ROSEN) has performed in a variety of theatrical productions around Los Angeles, including The Baby Dance, The Palestinian Connection, and Wagner and Mendelssohn, Music and Women. He has also been seen in independent festival winners New Testament and Decade of Love, and on the TV shows Babylon V, Too Something, Arrest and Trial, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Without A Trace.
Justin Willman (HIMSELF) is a comedian & magician known for his regular appearances on The Tonight Show, Ellen, Conan, & @Midnight, and as the host of five seasons of Cupcake Wars. His debut comedy/magic special Sleight of Mouth premiered earlier this year on Comedy Central to rave reviews.
Joanna Sotomura (NICOLE) was born in Honolulu, Hawaii and graduated from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles with a BFA in Theatre Arts. She is known for her work on Emma Approved, Madison County, and Geek USA.
Natalia Cigliuti (SARAH ROSEN) grew up in Uruguay before moving to New York as a first-generation American. She was quickly discovered for her incredible talent, and fast became a successful model and actress. Natalia has been seen in Raising the Bar, Saved by the Bell: The New Class, Odd Man Out, The Glades, and Beverly Hills, 90210.
Lindsay Benner (PINKY) is an actor and comedian who has toured with her one-woman shows around the world. Lindsay’s performances showcase her wide variety of skills, which range from acting to physical comedy to juggling. Alongside her theatrical career, Lindsay has appeared in films such as The Darwin Awards, The Lost Coast, and Rhino.
Dave Cox (EMCEE) is an actor and comedy magician who’s a “smart, funny, high energy improv guy with a warm, genuine delivery.” Based in Los Angeles, primarily at the ACME Comedy Theater, Dave performs comedy and magic around the country, at sea on cruise ships, and for celebrities at fancy, fancy parties.
Erica Ocampo (KATIE) is an actress, model, and make-up artist who began performing at sixteen. Since then she’s landed roles in television productions for VH1 and Disney, and regularly models for major magazines and publications.
Brittani Noel (TIFFANY) graduated from the University of Southern California School of Theatre with a degree in Acting/Theatre Arts. She currently works as an actor, model, and producer known for such projects as This Is Who I Am, Blue Movies, and Moon Creek Cemetery.
Bonnie Gordon (GROUPIE) is an actress, singer, and variety performer who recently competed on the hit ABC reality series The Quest. She is also known for her work on Secondary Inspection: Facebook King, Batman: Death Wish, and The Scapegoats.
Chris Gongora (DAY LABORER) is an actor, magician, musician, and producer who created the magic-based TV shows T.H.E.M. and Room 401.
Brandy Lee (BRANDY) is a professional dancer and magician’s assistant who has performed in major productions in Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and worldwide.
Gigi Cappetta (KID) began acting at age 6, and has been seen in the TV shows The Blacklist and Amish Haunting, and in the films Ready or Not, The Bogeyman, and La Vie Est Belle.