Michael O’Hagan was born in Dublin, Ireland. He trained at the Birmingham Theatre School in England and has had a long and busy career spanning 40 years as a professional actor, director and teacher. He started in repertory theatre in Birmingham and Scotland, and then moved to London where he has appeared at such theatres as the National, in Peter Gill’s The Murderers, the Young Vic in Corialanus, the Whitehall in Chekhov’s Three Sisters, the Bush in numerous plays, and Billy Roche’s awardwinning trilogy The Wexford Trilogy at the Tricycle in London and the Abbey Theatre, Dublin. He also appeared at the Tricycle, London, in the highly acclaimed John Bull’s Other Island and in Bloody Sunday, directed by Nick Kent, which won the Lawrence Olivier Award. He appeared at the Arcola Theatre, London, in the new translation of Lorca’s When Five Years Pass and at the Shakespeare Globe Playhouse, London in Othello. and Romeo and Juliet . In America he has appeared in Joey Tillinger’s production of Paddywack at the Long Wharf, New Haven, and in the premiere of New England at the South Coast Rep., Costa Mesa, for which he received a Dramalogue Award, then in his own ‘Pick of The Week’ production of Pinter’s The Dumb Waiter together with Derrick O’Connor, at the Write Act Theatre, Los Angeles. He appeared in Brian Friel’s Dancing At Lughnasa at The Rubicon Theatre, Ventura, followed by another ‘Pick of the Week’ with Susan Clark at LA’s Matrix Theater in David Payne’s hit, The Body by Nick Clarke. He then appeared in Billy Roche’s Poor Beast in the Rain in the Salem K Theatre Season at the Matrix. Most recently he appeared in Billy Roche’s production Lay Me Down Softly, at The Wexford Arts Centre, Dublin, and the Tricycle Theatre, London.. Filmgoers will know him from Arnold Schwarzenegger’s End of Days, the Oscar winning film Gods and Monsters, Speed 2, HBO’s Havana’s Nocturne with Andy Garcia, Dead Man on Campus, Clint Eastwood’s Midnight in The Garden of Good and Evil, Restoration and The Lodger. His long list of television roles include The Visitor, Nightman, Johnny Harris in Eastenders, Coronation Street, Darling Buds of May, Startrek – Enterprise and the mini series for Hallmark, Marco Polo. Michael lives mostly in Miami Beach, with his wife, actress Pamela Salem, with whom he produced a documentary film for Harlech Television on the Indian Kite flying festival Makar Sankranti called Fish in The Sky, currently in the Kite Exhibition in the Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv. Together they have written SHORESIDE.
Richard is from Birmingham, England; his favorite stage roles include Dr. Frank Bryant, in Educating Rita, playing the grandson of a famous distiller in An Evening with Alexander Walker, and Barry Wheeler the Best Man in Tony N’ Tina’s Wedding. His recent film credits include a leading role in the thriller, A Dangerous Lesson, Michael Bay’s Pain and Gain and the French film RTT. He has appeared on several TV shows including The Game, Burn Notice and The Glades.
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Jorge Orozco is from Medellin, Colombia. He has studied music education and tenor saxophone at the Tomas Luis de Victoria and 2 years at the Antioquia University. He went to NY in 1998 to study engineering music recording and production at the Institute of Audio Research. He continued his studies with a BA in Electronic Music Technology at Queensborough Community College and followed him down a BA in Entertainment Technology at City Tech in Brooklyn.Jorge worked in NYC in different musical studios dedicated to recording and production. He came to Miami in 2007 where he is working independently producing and mixing freelancing and independent artists. He has a solo album of electronic music lounge which launched in 2013 entitled ‘On The Other Side’ - https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/on-the-other-side/id611290062He is an official Avid certified. He is a dedicated Pro Tools user improving his knowledge and skills at all times. He has obtained various certifications as a Pro Tools operator in music.Through his career and studies he has experience in show production and the different aspects related to it, its development, and process. He has worked as part of crew productions in audio, lighting, rigging, stage hands, and management. His education in entertainment technology, music electronic technology, music performance, recording engineering, music production and show production, has given him the knowledge and the expertise to work within the different fields of the entertainment industry.“My passion is music and sound in the studio and live recording mixing, and mastering. My approach is mixing, recording and production. I have my own professional studio where I do much of my work. I also use another local studio where we do work such as live recording and mastering”.
David was born and bred in the Midlands, Birmingham, Great Britain where he still resides with his wife and three grown up children. David is a ‘young’ retiree having worked for over 30 years in the security services. He now works for a large UK supermarket. He is a keen hiker and enjoys nothing more than camping out in the wild. An avid technology enthusiast he is always tinkering with computers and games consoles. Web design is all part of his tech interest. Creating and maintaining the Miami Radio Players website is a sheer joy. David is also a paranormal investigator having investigated many ghostly locations over the years.
JERRY JENSEN has been pleased to work with Salem K Productions stage managing last year’s The Dumbwaiter and two of the Miami Radio Players readings. In the last four years, he’s been Production Stage Manager for over two dozen productions, including Hair for MNM Productions at the Kravis Center, The Addams Family Musical and Murdered to Death at Evening Star Productions, Island City Stage’s revival of The Timekeepers at Levis JCC; 3 shows for the B’Nai Torah Theater Arts Series; a full season at The Plaza Theatre, and the prior two seasons for twelve New Theatre productions, including several world premieres. Jerry’s also directed shows at eight local theaters including: Neil Simon’s Biloxi Blues & Rumors; The Lion in Winter; A Thousand Clowns; Cat on a Hot Tin Roof; My Fair Lady; All The Great Books (Abridged); Miami 1-Acts; The Cocktail Hour, The Dining Room, Private Lives and Love! Valour! Compassion! As Executive Director of the Wichita Center for the Arts, he oversaw the Midwest Premiers of Stephen Schwartz’s Children of Eden and Rags and the World Premiere of John Caird’s eventual Tony-nominated Broadway musical Jane Eyre. Additionally, he’s acted in over 60 shows in 9 states, most recently as the Foreman (Juror #1) in New Theatre’s highly acclaimed revival of 12 Angry Men and as Jerry in The Zoo Story at Andrews Living Arts. Thank you to Michael, Pamela, and all the gang for letting me be part of Miami Radio Players.