Meet Our Cast
let's get intimate...
Kelsey Packwood is so proud to be creating such personal and relevant work with her fellow actor friends. Recently graduating from Point Park University's Musical Theatre department Kelsey has made the move out to Los Angeles to pursue her career in performing arts. Now that she's in LA she understands the importance of being creative and activating the imagination. Solo performance is unlike anything she's done before and she's ready to share her art with the world.
Amanda Yslas has lived in LA her entire life, knowing from the start she wanted to get into TV & film. She grew up on the stage in a dance company before focusing on school, later getting a BA in TV, Film & Media Studies. After seeing 2 shows of "It's Personal," she's super excited about joining the cast & being on the other side! It's been years, but she's both excited/ nervous to come up & reunite with the stage.
Chelsea Rountree, a New Mexico native, graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a Bachelor of Arts in Dance. She has performed an original ballet by Jacques d’Amboise, improvised with Bobby McFerrin, and danced at a Clippers game! She has been working as a professional dancer and teacher for over seven years and recently started choreographing for weddings. She now lives in New York City, but is thrilled to be back in Los Angeles to work with these incredible ladies!
Riley was most recently seen on stage in the Young Actors Ensemble production of Boys' Life. She is a graduate of Columbia College Chicago and is so excited to be back on stage doing Solo Performance, which she feel in love with durning her time at Columbia. Riley is also the cohost of the interview podcast "The Break Up." Check out her most recent work at rileybillingsley.com.
Emily is totally thrilled to be joining “It’s Personal.” After laughing out loud at the group’s first performance, she knew she had to get involved. Originally from Ottumwa, Iowa, Emily moved to LA last summer. She knew she was an actor when she played the cow in Jack and the Beanstalk, and she can’t wait to get personal on stage!
Liz is excited to join, "It's Personal!" She likes to talk a lot, so what better way to get it all out on stage. Liz was recently seen in, "Dishes" and has her own podcast on iTunes called, "The Up And Coming." Check out all of her work on www.lizkummer.com.
Chloé Godard was born of two fabulous Canadian parents. Her acting debut was when she played The Wicked Witch of the West in her 8th grade production of The Wizard of Oz. Chloé studied acting in Chicago before moving to LA almost 5 years ago. When she isn't acting, you can find her stuck in traffic. She enjoys drinking coffee with friends, traveling, and staying as far away from cilantro as she possibly can.
After practically living in the theater in high school, Sofia knew that she wanted to make performing her career. She made the the move from Sacramento to Southern California and 5 years later, she graduated from Cal State Fullerton with a BA in Communications. It's been a long hiatus in the theater, but she is excited to perform again! Along with acting, she has a liking for special effects make-up.