Dreaming of Sexual Healing, Sort Of...

By Theo Salter

Directed by Anna Rak

About the play

August 22 - 30th

A fun, “free-loving” comedy exploring dreams, love, sex and our desperate search for connection in the midst of a pandemic. Dr. Stephanie Elba’s patients surprise her with a “group therapy” Zoom session. Will Else’s dreams of a polygamous cohabitation become a reality? Will Joe ever find love again? Will Stewart’s flock of church mice receive the spiritual nourishment they desire? Will Martan discover the deep, sacred connection he craves? And when exactly was the last time Dr. Elba got laid...

Dreaming of Sexual Healing Sort Of... is a virtual theatre experience produced, recorded and performed live from within the world of Zoom.  A fun, quirky, voyeuristic, socially distancing adventure to enjoy from the comfort of your living room!

rsvp below & Join us August 23rd @ 4pm PST / 7pm EST for the Worldwide Premiere Watch Party!
 

What virtual audiences are saying:

"inspiring"
"Loved it, was so engaging."
"Excellent"
"Is 'Martan' available for televisits to philidelphia?"

Cast & Creative

 
 
THEO SALTER
Writer/PRODUCER

Theo is one of the two co-founders of Owl & Pussycat Theatre Co. He began on the stage very young, as Louis in 'The King and I', but after many other roles, and studying drama both at Bowdoin College and then Stella Adler, he has transitioned back to writing. His first show, a one-woman play about Victoria Woodhull, has been performed at the Hollywood Fringe and off-Broadway on Theatre Row. He's thrilled to be watching this amazing cast with this new fun piece. www.nomadlit.com

Anna Rak
Director

Anna is an actor, director and teaching artist based in Silver Lake, Los Angeles, CA. Immigrating from Krakow (Poland), Anna is a proud alumna of the Stella Adler Studio of Acting and The Barrow Group Theatre, NYC (’18) Anna is Co-Founder and serving as Artistic Director of the Eastern Bridge Theatre Troupe, which specializes in providing a platform for foreign artists to share their stories. Anna has always been a traveller and splits her heart between 4 of her homes: Krakow, London, New York and Los Angeles. www.anna-rak.com

Ashley Ford
"Dr. Stephanie Elba"

Canadian born, Ashley Ford has made her home in Prince George & Vancouver, BC, New York City and currently, Los Angeles, CA.

 

She has appeared in such notable productions the Broadway National Tour of Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps (Annabella/Margaret/Pamela, u/s); Kander & Ebb’s Cabaret (Fraulein Kost/Fritzie) and Lend me a Tenor (Maria Merelli) at Playhouse on Park, a New York revival of David Lindsey-Abaire’s Rabbit Hole (Izzy) at Davenport Theatre and premiered the role of Victoria in The Terrible Legend of Victoria Woodhull which was set to premiere in the UK this summer at theSpace UK at The Edinbrugh Fringe Festival. Alas, covid had other plans. But she is thrilled to be a part of this exciting new world of Online Theatre with theSpaceUK!  www.ashley-ford.com

Sean Dillingham
"Joe"

Sean Dillingham (Joe) has appeared in over 100+ commercials and 50+ films and 18 national television series. Select network television appearances include Longmire, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, This is Us, There’s Johnny, Yellowstone & Better Call Saul!

As a standup, Sean was featured as a finalist and winner on the television show, America’s Funniest People, where ABC television producer Stephanie Keane sited him as, ”another Robin Williams”. He was also a finalist on the Star Search spin-off, Ed McMahon’s Next Big Star. He's shared the stage with Louie Anderson, Gilbert Gottfried, Patty Loveless, Belinda Carlisle, Loretta Lynn, The Doobie Brothers, Rick Springfield, K.C. and the Sunshine band, Victoria Jackson and more. www.imdb.me/seandillingham

Christine Lane
"Else"

Christine Lane (Else) is an LA-based actor best known for her work on History Channel’s SIX. She can also be found directing the West Coast Branch of Theater Delta, an interactive theatre company for social change. Originally from North Carolina, she graduated from the BFA Acting program at Elon University. Proud cat and plant mom. www.christinemichellelane.com

Adam Dorsey
"Martan"

Adam was born in Boston then moved to California in 2005 after college to pursue his dream of acting. His arrival to LA however, led him into Politics as Deputy Los Angeles Fundraiser for Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. He finally transitioned to acting in 2012 quitting his day job and enrolling in Stella Adler Acting Academy full-time, where he earned a scholarship in trade for teaching Yoga at the Academy. He also studied at Groundlings, combining a love for the stage and improv. He has made appearances on many tv shows and has two feature films, The Pharm, and Women, coming out this summer. In combining his study of Yoga and Acting, Adam believes life is lived with a balance of strong discipline while cracking a smile. www.imdb.me/adamdorsey

Spencer Irwin
"Stewart"

Spencer is a graduate of the Central School Of Speech and Drama and the Stella Adler Studio Of Acting. He has worked on stage and film in the US, England and Canada. He’s thrilled to be working with the “Dreaming Of...” team in this intriguing new angle on broadcast theatre. www.imdb.me/spencerirwin

JAMI BURROWS
VIDEO EDITOR

Jami Burrows is a visual communications designer with a focus on video editing and motion graphics based in Los Angeles, California.

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