Out on a Limb

New plays from America’s finest City

June 24-26, 2022

Produced by Robert May and Dani DeCarlo

The Season concludes with our dynamic Out On A Limb New Play Festival featuring brand-new original short plays chosen from submissions and fully produced at the end of June. Join us to see a complete festival of world-premiere plays on SRT’s stage.


by Raegan Payne
Directed by Samantha Orchino

God is having a crisis of confidence.


Serina Estrada

Serina Estrada is an alumnus of UC San Diego with a BA in theatre and public law. UC San Diego Credits: Much Ado About Nothing (Margaret), Monster (WNPF ‘19), Gruesome Playground Injuries (Kayleen), Scenes from an Execution (Rivera).



Gina is excited to return to Scripps Ranch Theatre this summer after previously appearing in Italian American Reconciliation in 2020 and participating in the 2019 Out on a Limb Festival. She attended UCSD for her Bachelors in theatre and will be attending Northern Illinois University in the Fall to pursue her MFA in acting. Other local credits: Legally Blonde (NVA), Boarded! A New Pirate Adventure (Maritime Museum).


by Marilyn Harris Kriegel
Directed by Don Loper

You can’t imagine how complicated the truth actually is.

Fred Harlow

Fred Harlow

Fred feels at home here at SRT having performed in countless productions in 20+ years. Around town he’s worked at Moxie, Diversionary, Ion, The Old Globe, La Jolla Playhouse and many others. Favorite roles are Valere in La Bete at the Fritz, Roy in The Best Mistake produced by Playwrights Project and half the citizens in A Tuna Christmas at Compass Theatre.

Jill Jones

Jillian Jones


Annie is delighted to be making her SRT debut! Jill is a San Diego based actor and director. She currently serves on staff at Cygnet theatre as their Donor Relations Associate. She holds a BFA in Theatre with an emphasis in Performance from San Diego State University. Acting credits include: Actually (SDSU), Más (SDSU), Romeo and Juliet (Stagehouse Theatre), Blood Wedding (Stagehouse Theatre), Lucky Stiff (Stagehouse Theatre). Directing: We Will Not Describe the Conversation (Patchwork Theatre Co.), Julius Cesar (SDSU). Asst. Directing: Water by the Spoonful (Cygnet Theatre), Picasso at the Lapin Agile (SDSU), The Last Wife (Cygnet Theatre).

Dillon Hoban

Dillon Hoban

Ed is an actor from San Diego. Past performances include John Brennen in Coyote on a Fence (SDDS), Arthur Miller in Dangerous Words (SDSU Grad Thesis), & Torrey Marston in The Strange Education of Marina Santiago-Scripps (SRT’s Out on a Limb). He is delighted to be performing again at Scripps Ranch Theatre and wishes to thank both his family and costar/bock Jillian for their unyielding love and support.

Jeffrey Jones

Jeffrey Jones (Homeless Person)

This is Jeffreys 2nd time being  part of OOAL series.He was fortunate enough to be part of its very first season with the play On Air. Some of the shows he has been a part of is Sweat at San Diego Rep, The Quality of Life at Intrepid Theatre, Orange Julius(world premiere) Moxie Theatre, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest New Village Arts,  Burn This at Cygnet Theatre, 1940s Radio Hour Lamplighters Theatre, You Can’t Take it with You at Lambs Players Theatre.

Thank you Robert and Don for this opportunity.

Cristyn Chandler

Cristyn Chandler

Cristyn’s last role at Scripps Ranch Theater – The Inspector Calls was short and sweet! Cristyn is beyond excited to be back on stage at her favorite theater. Some of her favorite roles were, Arsenic and Old Lace, Sexual Pervisty in Chicago, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Melancholy Play. She is a full time actress spending her additional time as a virtual assistant, audition coordinator and hiker.

Go Fish

by Thomas J. Misuraca
Directed by Yolanda Franklin

Julie’s fears about her elderly mother living alone worsen when she finds her playing morbid games with a friend.


Portía Gregory

Portia is a San Diego native and U.S. Army Veteran. The Music Sounds Different To Me Now (La Jolla Playhouse WOW Festival), The Trip To Bountiful and The Front Porch (Lamplighters Theatre), 1222 Oceanfront: A Black Family Christmas (New Village Arts Theatre), The Sunshine Boys (North Coast Repertory Theatre), The Ballad of Emmett Till (Ion Theatre), Tuskegee Love Letters and Mulatto (Community Actors Theatre). Honored to make my debut at Scripps Ranch Theatre (SRT) and to play the role of Julie in Go Fish.


Alyce Smith Cooper

Alice has performed locally as Storyteller at The Balboa Park Museum of Man, Jacobs Symphony Hall, The Educational Cultural Complex, The Veteran’s Museum, The LaJolla Playhouse, The Old Globe Theater, The Roustabout Theater and The Lyceum Theater. Most recently she has performed on film for The Vanguard Production History of Joy 2021 and 3 music videos for The LaJolla Playhouse WOW Festival 2021 Spitting Truth To Power.

Gary Tallaksen

This is Gary’s first show @SRT after appearing last month in “Urinetown, the Musical!!” his dream role, playing Caldwell B. Cladwell @ SD City College. Other shows there have included Metamorphosis, Just Like us, Twelfth Night, Blueline Home, and Conversion Therapy. Last year Gary appeared @ the CAT in The Importance of being Earnest, and well as a role in John Ferguson in 2019. Also appearing later that year in I’ll be home for Christmas @ the Village Church Community Theater in Rancho Santa Fe. Gary owes the World to his son William and grandson Archie. “Together Always” 

We Lovers

by Christian St. Croix
Directed by James P. Darvas

An unlikely group of people meet in a lush Balboa Park clearing to tell their most fantastical and cinematic love stories.

Liliana Talwatte

Liliana Talwatte
(Wolf & Bird)


Liliana is excited to be working with the team at Scripps Ranch Theatre for the first time! She most recently appeared as Angela in Abigail’s Party with Backyard Renaissance. Other credits include Young Judith in Witchland (Backyard Renaissance); Gwendolen in The Importance of Being Earnest (Rude Mechanicals); “Jess”  in The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised], and Marlene in Top Girls (Basement Arts). She has also been the Resident Dramaturg at Basement Arts and the Greek Language Consultant on An Iliad (Creede Repertory Theatre). Originally from London, England, Liliana has a B.F.A. in Acting and B.A. in Ancient Greek from the University of Michigan. For more info, visit www.lilianatalwatte.com.


Jaden Guerrero
(Mama’s Boy)

Jaden is a San Diego Native and will be attending UCSD for his BFA in theatre. This is Jaden’s first show with Scripps Ranch Theatre, and is proud to make a living off of being a local artist, singing, playing guitar, and acting around town. Jaden is just beginning his acting career, with prior credits including, The Other Place (The Man), and Turning off the Morning News (Timmy), at Onstage Playhouse. Jaden wants to give a special thank you to James Darvas for allowing him the privilege of practicing his craft alongside the talented cast and crew. He thanks you for watching, and hopes you enjoy the show! 



JaVon is a Theatre Arts Performance major at San Diego State University currently seeking his Bachelor of Arts degree. He began his journey at the Mesa College Theatre Company (MCTC) where he studied voice projection, movement for the actor, monologues, scenic/lighting/costume design and management. Chekhov, Miller, O’Neill, and the Strasburg/Stanislavski Technique are his acting influences. His last roles include: Oliver in As You Like It, Sly in Detroit 67, Jerome Johnson in The Front Porch, Nathan Cole in Speak Spanish To Me, Blake in Let It Come down: A Mod­ern Shakespeare Tale and Ensemble in The Last Cyclists.

Ray Anna

Ray-Anna Ranae

Ray-Anna Ranae is thrilled to be performing We Lovers here at Scripps Ranch Theatre and to be a part of the Out On A Limb Festival. She has recently returned to the stage and wants to thank her very talented group of peers for welcoming her back with such open arms. Some of her previous credits include:  Salena in Turning Off the Morning News (OnStage), Steele in A Piece of My Heart (OnStage), Celia/Jill in Love/Sick (Lamplighters), and Kate in Good People (OnStage).

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