One iota Productions
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Everything’s Coming Up Ro’ses! Cast and Crew

Roetta Collins
Creator, Writer, Producer, Rose Kennedy

Roetta’s love of theater and the arts began at an early age growing up in
Detroit, Michigan. While serving overseas in the U.S. Army, Roetta was cast in her first professional role and performed at the Nurnberg Opera House. She has since lived on both coasts and has appeared in numerous regional plays, feature and short films, and on HBO and the Food Network. In 2009 Roetta joined New York City’s acclaimed Fusion Gumbo Writers Workshop and began honing her writing skills. Intent on producing her own content, she founded One iota Productions in 2011 and produced the comedy web series, Everything’s Coming Up Ro’ses.

Most recently, Roetta was featured in the new feature film RETURN, and appears in two more web series Ilya Chaiken’s The Unlovables, and as Mrs. Baker in Meg Ramsey. Roetta is also a member of New York Women In Film and Television. Website:
Twitter: @RoettaCollins.

Lee Eypper

Lee Eypper is a writer, actor and filmmaker who resides in NYC.  She wrote and directed the short films Girlspree and the award-winning Throw Me a Line. They have screened at many festivals including Rhode Island International Film Festival, The Female Eye Film Festival in
Toronto and Movies With a View at Brooklyn Bridge Park. As a playwright and actor, her numerous NYC productions include A Stellar Match and Home Movies. She recently wrote and directed the play October Junction which premiered at the American Globe Theatre as part of the Fifteen Minute Play Festival.

Lee is thrilled to have directed all seven webisodes for Season One of Everything’s Coming Up Ro’ses! She is a member of New York Women In Film and Television.

Angela Scott

Angela Scott is a stand-up comedian, actor, and writer and studied at the prestigious Negro Ensemble Company Actors Workshop where she was chosen for the N.E.C.’s premiere comedy team The Kitchen Table. Angela was chosen for her solid comedy instincts and her comedic timing. The five member ensemble also included Reginald VelJohnson (Family Matters) and Robert Townsend (The Five Heartbeats).  Angela began her stand-up comedy career at the famous Original Improvisation in New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen where she became a regular performer  She has performed her stand-up routines in clubs in New York and Los Angeles, on college campus’ and many venues and stages across the country. Angela carved a niche for herself as the most hired “warm up” comedian in
New York and was the “warm up” comedian for The Cosby Show for over five years. She was then invited to L.A. as the “warm up” comic for The Nanny, Living Single, and was the substitute “warm up” comic for Seinfeld. Angela continues to be part of the New York Comedy Club alumni and performs in comedy clubs in and around New York City. Twitter: @AngelaScott_212.

Cherene Snow

Cherene is an actor/singer/composer/poet/arts educator hailing from
Chicago, IL. Her extensive background in theatre includes: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Broadway)” Walking Down Broadway (Mint Theatre), The Last of the Thorntons (Signature Theatre), Civil War Voices (national tour), Gee's Bend (CPIP), Black Pearl Sings (Triad Stage/Merrimack Rep) and Doubt (Hartford TheatreWorks/Cleveland Playhouse). Her film and TV credits include Perhaps Tomorrow (Multi-Award Winner), City of Angels, The Long Walk Home, Law & Order, Law & Order: SVU and Chappelle's Show. Cherene is an Arts Educator with 20+ years experience and is an acting instructor for US Performing Arts. She is a member of the Award-Winning Power In Praise Gospel Choir and is currently working on her own original music CD and book of poetry. You can learn more about her journey at  and

Ylana Kellar

Ylana is an actress‚ writer and singer whose credits include: Playing Alexina (Theatre of Necessity) and In the Family Way (produced and directed by Rachel Gordon). She is presently co-starring as Veronica in Everything’s Coming Up Ro’ses. On the other side of the camera, Ylana has associate-produced several educational short films for The Missouri Department of Natural Resources Johnson’s Shut-Ins State Park Visitors Center (Middlebrook‚ Missouri)‚ and the Lewis and Clark Confluence Tower Visitors Center (Hartford‚ Illinois)‚ all of which were produced and directed by Geralyn Abinader | gaMedia Group. Ylana is a member of the SAG-AFTRA New York Local Women’s Committee, and serves on the board of directors of New York Women In Film and Television. She is also a founding member of the Articulate Theatre Company. Website: Twitter: @YlanaKellar.

Michael T. Bain

Michael T. Bain’s television credits include a role of a police sergeant on Law & Order: Criminal Intent opposite Jeff Goldblum and Saffron Burrows, and as both a court clerk and detective on As the World Turns. Michael’s Off-Broadway credits include Tempest Tossed Fools in a duel roles as Prospero and Alonzo; and as Snug in Fools in Love with the Millennium Talent Group. His additional theatre credits include various roles in Happy Hour and as Raul in the play Extremities. Michael has several projects lined up through the end of 2013 and looking forward to future acting roles. Website: .

Orlando Iriarte
Barry Katz

Orlando has over twenty years experience as an actor and is thrilled to be co-starring in ECUR as Barry Katz. Some of his recent credits include off Broadway Bubblemakers, as Sammie Cohen and as Joe in Tow Town, at the Producers Club; Second Samuel as Frisky (Producers Club II); Thirty Share as Nelson Gullick; Devil May Care Devil May Not Care as Wes (Producers Club). His regional credits include: From Broadway with Love, West Side Story, The Wizard of Oz and Annie; Neat&Tidy as Dr Avery, Sam; Yentl as Reb Todrus and Reb Alter; and Moose Murders as Joe Buffalo Dance (Beautiful Soup Theater Collective).
Orlando is also featured on several episodes of Extreme Forensics on ID Discovery Channel. Orlando is the executive director of his own theatre company, Beautiful Soup Theater Collective, and he has recently completed pilots for HBO and SHOWTIME and is co-founder of the children’s theatre The St. Jude Players. Website: Twitter: @OrlandoIriarte.

Margaret Sclafani
Director of Photography

Margaret Sclafani was post-production coordinator on the documentary film Yoo-Hoo‚ Mrs. Goldberg‚ which opened in theaters Summer 2009. In addition to her work as producer‚ cinematographer and editor for Parent Earth‚ Margaret regularly works as a producer‚ camera operator and assistant on many film projects in the
New York City area. Her filmography includes: From The Ground Up: 10 Years after 9/11No Job for a Woman: The Women Who Fought to Report WWII, and Stake Land. She has a BA in Anthropology and Film from Bryn Mawr College. She grew up watching cooking shows with notebook in hand and experimenting in the kitchen. Margaret is a member of New York Women In Film and TelevisionIndependent Filmmaker Project‚ and Women in Film and Video - Washington DC. Website: Twitter: @mafkoani.

 Michelle Alicia Collins

Michelle Alicia started recording with female singing groups at fifteen years old, but sang since she was a young girl. First solo debut in sixth grade was Boy from New York City. She was a backup singer for her junior high school band, she sang in her church gospel choirs and then with various female groups. She started writing poetry in junior high school and co-wrote her first song at sixteen. During the ups and downs with pursuing a recording contract and group break ups, Michelle Alicia was quietly honing her skills as a writer and song writer and singing and recording for indie artists. Now on her own she is on a mission to share her deep thoughts, fears and emotions with the world and hopes to build up a sisterhood in the process. Website:

Andy Bond

Luis Armada

Sound Technician
Jamal A. Smith

Consulting Producers
Stephanie Parrott
Al Thompson
Dwayne Wilson
Frances Lozada

Script Supervisor
Courtney Cordero

Production Assistants
Onika McLean and Franceli Chapman

Location Scouts
Jackie Long and Sylvia Hueston

Still Photography
Naida Zukic

One iota Productions Logo Design

Rachel Albanese Twitter: @digrachel


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