Kirin Prakash Biancosino (Anton)
Kirin Prakash Biancosino is a Brooklyn second grader. He enjoys chess, baseball, music and cheese plates.
Peyton Ella (Heidi)
Age 9, Peyton is thrilled to be joining the cast of “Precious Cargo.” Peyton is best known for her portrayal of Gretl Von Trapp on NBC's “The Sound of Music LIVE” with Carrie Underwood. Peyton also had the privilege of recording the album/soundtrack for the show which can be found on iTunes. Other TV credits include the “Weight” (pilot), “The Hunt with John Walsh,” and “The Making of The Sound of Music LIVE.” Her theater credits include New York Philharmonic's Show Boat with Vanessa Williams at Lincoln Center. Off-Broadway/NY Theater: A Little Princess (Signature Theater) Annie (AEA Staged Reading), and The Geranium on the Windowsill just Died. Regional: Cinderella, Shrek. Peyton is a proud member of Broadway Youth Ensemble and has performed at Carnegie Hall, Symphony Space, the Triad Theater and 54 Below. She is most proud of being invited to sing in charitable professional performances such as Cabaret for a Cause and Lyrics for Life. She recently sang in a video highlighting the good works of Covenant House. Peyton's first film, Bound, is currently in post-production. Look for her on the upcoming PBS -Thirteen Arts Festival/LIVE from Lincoln Center concert series as Peyton's performance in Show Boat comes to the small screen.
Elliot Fisher (Reeves)
Elliot Fisher, age 6, is so excited to show off his lightsaber skills while playing the role of Reeves in “Precious Cargo!” Elliot has appeared regionally in the The Jungle Book, and he recently shot a promo for Lincoln Center's Summer in the City campaign. Elliot enjoys anything and everything related to sports. He is an avid skier, soccer, baseball, and basketball player. Elliot thinks it is very cool to be appearing in a project that his sister, Peyton Ella, is also a part of.
Camren Klenke (Horatio)
Camren is 12 years old and lives in Sharpsville, PA. He’s been in the entertainment industry since the age of 7. Camren’s experience is widespread and includes work in film, television, print, voice-over, and theater. His most recent accomplishments include a commercial for the NFL Super Bowl and a photo shoot for Dick’s Sporting Goods. Some of his other credits include work in various television series including “Nightmare Next Door,” “Evil Twins,” “When Ghosts Attack,” and “Deadly Affairs,” in the movies Pups United, Birthday Crashers and Coach of the Year, in print for Six Flags and Seasonal Visions, and in theater for The Music Man, Seussical, Jr. and The Fairy Tale Courtroom. Camren loves to swim, bicycle, skateboard, ride ATV, and play football and baseball. He can’t wait to turn 13 and finally be a teenager. Watch out world!
Hailey Lau (Teddy)
Hailey is 9 years old and lives in Hastings on Hudson, NY with her two younger sisters and parents. She has been interested in acting for quite a few years and over the last year has been a part of multiple student film projects. In her free time she also practices karate and dances at the On Hudson Dance School in Hastings on Hudson NY where she studies ballet, tap, and modern. Recently she became a vegetarian because of her deep love for animals. She has a cat named Sasha and a hamster named Missy. If she doesn't become a full-time actor when she grows up she wants to be an animal rescuer.
Taryn Murphy (Arabella)
Taryn Murphy is so excited to be a part of “Precious Cargo,” and to work side-by-side with so many talented people. Taryn has been acting for several years, and has been cast in a variety of films, stage performances, and commercial work. Taryn was recently cast as Sally in A Charlie Brown Christmas with a local theater group, Hedgehog and Feather. She is a member of Celebration Singers Choral Group, which performs at events throughout New Jersey. When she’s not acting, Taryn enjoys spending time with her friends, reenacting The Hunger Games, playing Minecraft, softball and riding her bike.
Lukas Netelkos (Rider)
Lukas is 12 years old. He has been acting, singing and dancing since age 10 when he debuted as Mike Teavee for BCCT's production of Willy Wonka. Since then he has performed in The Little Mermaid, Mary Poppins and Seussical. He's also a model for FFT, appearing in this year's winter and spring campaigns for PS Aeropostale. He's also modeled for Levi's, Toys R Us, Scholastic, and Parenting magazine. He aspires to be a film writer and director.