Ivy Elrod was born to a tribe of medical eccentrics in Boston, MA. She escaped to NYC where, after training with Alvin Ailey, she landed on Broadway dancing and singing and eventually tapping as a Radio City Rockette. She received her Meisner acting training under the tutelage of Maggie Flanigan/William Esper, and is a founding member of the NYC downtown theater company Partial Comfort Productions. She holds a BA from Columbia University in English Literature and Playwriting, and is the author of the full length plays Mestiza and The Sham, and is a published poet and essayist.
Steve Ward was born in Toronto, Ontario. In Canada he took part in productions of Thornton Wilder's The Matchmaker and Sam Sheppard's Melodrama Play. A graduate of The Lee Strasberg Institute, his New York credits include Lanford Wilson's 5th of July, Adam Bock's Swimming in the Shallows and David Rabe’s Hurly Burly in the role of Eddie. Steve was invited back to The Lee Strasberg Institute to teach a film class called 100 EYES. He recently played real life serial killer Charles Cullen on Discovery ID's EVIL, I.
Jo-anne Lee, originally from Singapore, holds an MFA in Dance from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She dances with the highly athletic Brian Brooks Moving Company, a New York-based contemporary dance company. When director Timothy Haskell approached her in 2006 to play the lead in the martial arts play The Jaded Assassin, Jo-anne discovered her two great loves: acting and punching. Jo-anne has continued to work in theatre, short films and television, including another of Haskell’s fightsicals Last Life and
co-starring in an episode of CBS’s Blue Bloods. Jo-anne trains in kung fu at the USA Shaolin Temple, and is also a certified Pilates Instructor.