Ari Stidham (Director/Co-Writer)
Ari Stidham has been writing and performing music and comedy onstage as well as acting on television for all his adult life. You may know him best as genius Sylvester Dodd on CBS’s “Scorpion”, now in its fourth season. You may also know his music which he releases as DRTV. Ari has also produced films that have premiered at Fangoria Fear Con (“Curse of the Siren” - also director) and Sundance Film Festival (“Clara’s Ghost”). Original plays performed in L.A. include Theatricus Americanus (Pack, also director) Dick Duquesne Radio Plays (Open Space). Ari Stidham KNOWS that Han shot first.
Jordan Stidham (Co-writer)
Jordan couldn’t be prouder to be a part of this project. After acting in shows like Thrones! The Musical Parody and Fox News: The Musical he is beyond excited to be a part of the creative team for Solo Must Die. Collaborating with a brilliant team on an original show has been one of the most incredible experiences of his life.
Other credits include: Jon Snow in Thrones! A Musical Parody, Bill Clinton in Kings of America (Sacramento Theatre Company), Arthur Nicholls in The Three Sisters Bronte (Rubicon Theatre), Prince Topher in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella (PCPA), Jim O’Connor in The Glass Menagerie (PCPA), Slim in the World Premiere of Bubble Boy: The Musical, Alf in Raw Sill Productions Peter and the Starcatcher.
Hughie Stone Fish (Music Writer & Director)
Hughie Stone Fish is a Berklee College of Music graduate and a music director at Second City Hollywood. Hughie's music can be heard in Buzzfeed videos seen by millions, performs with Lewberger, and has produced albums for Ari Stidham, Lewberger, What is America, and can be seen regularly at The Ice House, Second City, and Io West. Hughie wrote the music and lyrics for Afros & Ass Whoopins, which celebrated a year and a half sold out run at Second City in Hollywood. Hughie is currently engaged with schools in Syracuse, NY, mentoring students and fostering creativity and growth through music, the art of improvisation, and discussion. Hughie was the 2015 international comedy competition songwriting winner and has been fortunate to perform with comedy greats such as Keegan-Michael Key and Jim Belushi.
Tevyn Cole (Choreographer)
Tevyn started his professional dance career in South Korea after appearing on a Korean dance show called “Dancing9”. The lead to his success as a Korean pop backup dancer. Coming to LA to be mentored by the late Andre Fuentes and with several music videos under his belt, Tevyn works consistently with the iconic music video director Paul Boyd. He’s had the pleasure to work with Mackenzie Sol, Mark Thomas, Luna Blaise, Tinashe, Alicia Keys, Zendaya, Chris Brown and others.
Steven Brandon (Producer)
Hailing from Australia, Steven was a successful theatre producer in Sydney, starring in and directing productions of I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, and Urinetown. With his company Canned Laughter, Steven also produced productions of Rent, Lend Me A Tenor, Closer, and Noises Off.
Steven moved to Los Angeles to pursue sitcom writing. He and his writing partner sold a single-camera comedy pilot titled “Single Girl Theory” to ABC Family and were staffed on the CBS sitcom “Friend Me”. In 2014 Steven co-wrote and directed Lost: The Musical and in 2016 he co-wrote and produced Game of Thrones: The Musical which played in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Off-Broadway in New York City.
Ashley Tavares (Co-producer / Social Media Manager)
Ashley began acting at the early age of 1, playing the daughter of Stanley Tucci on an episode of “Miami Vice.” She is assured this will be the crowning achievement of her career. She attended the Los Angeles County High School for Arts, where she majored in Theater. After pursuing theater in and around Los Angeles, she booked her first television role on ABC Family's “Huge,” and continued her television career on such shows as TeenNick's "Hollywood Heights,” FX’s “American Crime Story” and Disney’s “K.C. Undercover.” On the Producing side, Ashley has had her hand in many short films and just completed co-producing a run of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed by Ari Stidham. On the social media side, Ashley dabbles in PR and helping spread the word when it comes to shows she truly loves and believes in, like the awesome and incomparable Solo Must Die.
Jimmy McCammon (Technical Director)
Jimmy is a transplant from Northern California where he designed and directed for the infamous theatrical pirate ship Synthetic Unlimited. Jimmy also loves music, photography, comedy and filmmaking, and is creator of the upcoming web series “Jack and Jill”. This is Jimmy’s second show wearing many hats and even more smiles with Stidley Inc.