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Amna Geko
Role: Ivana

Amna Geko is an actor based in Baltimore, Maryland. She graduated from Towson University with a BFA in acting. Since graduation, she has appeared in commercials and played the role of Princess and Queen at Medieval Times.    

David JM Bielewicz
Role: Steven

David Bielewicz is an actor, from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

David has appeared in a number of films, most prominently Before the Border (2015), After Hours Trading (2017) and The Cask of Amontillado (2011). 

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Sam Parente
Role: Ivana's mother

Sammy hails from York, Pa. She's a Point Park University graduate currently working at an engineering firm in Pittsburgh. And it that isn't riveting enough, she also survived a box jelly fish attack. 

Eric Swader
 Role: Ivana's Father

Eric Swader is a film and commercial actor based out of Pittsburgh, PA who has been active since (2014). His performances in short films have been seen in festivals all over the country. He recently completed production on his first feature, Night Zero, and will soon begin production on his second.

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Jaylen Stoneburner
Role: Young Ivana

Jaylen is a talented actress hailing from Ohio. She has appeared in a number of films and tv shows.

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Evelyn Wawrzyniak
Role: Katya

Evelyn is a talented actress hailing from Pittsburgh. At her young age she has already appeared in a number of films and theater productions. 

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Tamara Siegert 
Role: Kay / Interviewee

Tamara is a lawyer with extensive background in Improv. Outside of appearing in several commercial projects, Tamara also appeared in the Remedial (2018), as lead character Maggie.

Christine Starkey
Tammy / Interviewee

Christine is an actress based out of Pittsburgh with extensive experience in film and theater. She is best known as the lead in the Indie Horror feature 'The Other Side.'

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Andy Pivarnik
Tarasenko / Interviewee

Andy is a film and theater actor based out of New Castle, PA. He is known for his roles in the film 'Fat and Furious and the web series 'Halftime'. 

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James Quinn
Ian Stowell / Interviewee

James is a film actor based out of Pittsburgh. He is known for a number of local films including the award winning short 'Sandman.'

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Christina Chickis
Christine / Interviewee

Christina is an actress hailing from West Virginia but based out of Pittsburgh. She is known for a number of local short films 

Samantha Camp
Theresa Brand / Interviewee

Samantha is an esteemed theater actress working out of Pittsburgh.

Krista Rayne Reckner

Rose / Family neighbor

  Krista has worked as a stage, film, and commercial actress in New York, Los Angeles, Denver and currently Pennsylvania. In addition to The Clearing, she most recently worked on the upcoming HBO series Mare of East town in Philadelphia

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Jeremy Hill
Nameless Soldier

Jeremy is a certified fitness instructor and health advocate based out of Zelienople, PA. The Clearing will be his film debut.

Amanda Montoya

Amanda is an actress, writer and gourmet chef in the making. Along with acting in short films and The Clearing she is also working on her debut novel. 

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