Kris Allen, Rachael Leigh Cook, Samantha Harris, Debbie Gibson, Justin Willman, Casey Abrams, Kellie Martin, Sam Page and Edwin Hodge are amongst the stars hosting Trueheart Events’ 1st Annual The Wonderland Suite to benefit
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Saturday, June 2, 2012 11am-4pm Tru Hollywood * 1600 N. Argyle Avenue * Los Angeles, CA 90028
On Saturday, June 2, 2012 Hollywood’s brightest stars will join Trueheart Events in hosting The Wonderland Suite to benefit Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Patients and their families will be treated to an unforgettable event where they will be showered with love and attention in a modern day Wonderland theme.
The distinguished celebrity host committee for the party includes:
Andrew Keegan ("7th Heaven"), Ashley Argota (Nickelodeon's “Bucket & Skinner’s Epic Adventures”), Austin Brown (recording artist), Brande Roderick ("Baywatch"),
Carla Renata (Disney’s “Shake It Up!”), Casey Abrams ("American Idol"),
Chris Massey (Nickelodeon's "Zoey 101"),Cobi Jones(US Olympian),
Cory Almeida (aka DJ CoryLive) (host of "Pictureka!"), Daniel Gillies ("The Vampire Diaries"), Daniel Joseph Baker ("America's Got Talent"), Debbie Gibson (recording artist & 80's icon), Edwin Hodge ("Red Dawn"), Elizabeth Guest, Gretta Monahan ("The Rachel Ray Show"), Haley Pullos (“General Hospital”), Harley Graham ("The Bold & The Beautiful"), Harry Hamlin ("L.A Law"), Jake Short ("Disney's “A.N.T. Farm”), Justin Willman (host of "Cupcake Wars"), Kate Linder(“The Young & The Restless”) Kellie Martin ("Army Wives"), Kris Allen (winner of "American Idol"), Kyle Massey (Disney's "That's So Raven" and 2nd place finisher on "Dancing with the Stars"), Lauralee Bell (“The Young & The Restless”), Lisa Rinna ("Melrose Place”), Mark Feuerstein ("Royal Pains”), Mark Rogondino (sports broadcaster), Marva Soogrim (Nanny to the Stars), Meagan Tandy ("Jane By Design"), Nestor Serrano ("Act of Valor”), Nicholas Gonzalez ("Off The Map"), Nicholas Guest (“Sons of Anarchy”), Noah Crawford (Nickelodeon's “How to Rock”), Pamela Guest, Quddus Philippe (host of ABC's "Duets”) Rachael Leigh Cook ("She's All That”) Ricky Paull Goldin ("All My Children"), Ryan Ochoa (“ Pair of Kings”),Ryan Potter (Nickelodeon’s “Supah Ninjas”),
Sam Page ("Mad Men"), Samantha Boscarino (Nickelodeon's "How To Rock"), Samantha Harris (TV Personality), Shaun Toub ("Crash"), Snap Boogie ("America's Got Talent"), Sterling Beaumon ("LOST"), Trevor Jackson ("Disney's Let It Shine"), Vanessa Morgan (Disney's A.N.T. Farm")
Patients and their families will enjoy a fun filled day with our celebrity hosts as they are transported into Wonderland with magical sets by Green Set and floral design by Lily Lodge. Partygoers can take part in The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party hosted by The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®, a Wonderland theme photo booth courtesy of Pix In The Box and enjoy the Queen of Hearts’ Sweets Table courtesy of Kt’s Kakes. Guests will also enjoy face painting courtesy of MOD’swad and Woombie, a Children’s Accessories Lounge hosted by ViaCord and coloring and tabletop games in the Plum Organics Lounge, where they will also be gifted with Plum Organics’ organic baby food and toddler snacks.
Schoolbags for Kids will debut and gift their “Learning Tree” backpack designed by New York illustrator Jacob Thomas whose illustrations have appeared in Rollingstone, the New Yorker and The New York Times. For every bag sold, a schoolbag with supplies will be donated to a child in need. Guests will also take home the coolest T-shirts by Hank Player, modern and vintage baby gear by MOD’swad, the softest and safest baby swaddle by Woombie, couture fashions for babies and kids from Born 4 Couture and adorable eco-chic baby fashions by Shinobi Baby. Partygoers will compete for fabulous prizes in a lighting round of “Spontuneous”, the hottest new music board game hosted by creator Rob Ridgeway and will be gifted with their very own game to continue the fun at home. Monica Balli, Italy’s wedding and event planner to the stars, will be flying in for the event to make a very special presentation to some of our celebrity guests.
Alice, The Mad Hatter and The Queen of Hearts will appear courtesy of Party Princess Productions. Guests will be dazzled and entertained by interactive performers from the highly acclaimed performance troupe, Lucent Dossier Experience in their wonderland best, a juggler, clown, ballerina and more. Celebrities will be able to record a video message of support for patients and staff at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles on site.
Kids big and small will dance to the sounds of Hollywood’s finest, DJ Kid Fish, with a special set by international jetsetter DJ CoryLive. “America’s Got Talent” finalist Snap Boogie, who danced his way into the hearts of people all over the country, will perform one of his incredible dance routines. Daniel Joseph Baker, one of Sharon Osbourne’s favorite acts on “America’s Got Talent”, will sing a moving and inspiring salute to the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles patients. Trevor Jackson, star of the Summer 2012 Disney film “Let It Shine” will perform a tribute to the King of Pop with a medley of Michael Jackson’s hottest hits.
Guests will enjoy lunch provided by Fatburger, delicious snacks courtesy of Sabra, refreshing Hubert’s Lemonade and Peace Iced Tea and delicious vegan ice crème by Divine Dips. The raffle to benefit Children’s Hospital Los Angeles will feature fabulous items donated by Sage Spoonfuls, AdorableBabyClothing.com, Fatboy® USA, Bowsie Baby Boutique, Bella Monet Designs and more! The patients and celebrity guests will take home incredible gift bags featuring generously donated Lincoln Logs, NASCAR, Monster Jam, Sesame Street and K’NEX Classics building lines by K’NEX Toys, Comfy Feet slippers, Pure Bars vegan and gluten-free snack bars, Super Sprowtz puppets and books and MyOwnStory.com gift vouchers.
“I am so excited that we can support one of our favorite non-profits by creating a magical day for the beautiful and deserving children of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. We are grateful to our fabulous celebrity hosts and the amazing generosity of some of the best baby, family and lifestyle brands in the world for supporting this very special event. Scott and I can’t wait for all of the fun and smiles to be had at our Wonderland Suite to benefit Children’s Hospital Los Angeles”, said Amy Malin, partner at TrueheartEvents.
WHAT: Trueheart Events presents The Wonderland Suite, a star studded celebration of “Wonder-ful” fun presented with love to the patients of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
WHEN: Saturday, June 2, 2012
WHERE: Tru Hollywood
1600 N. Argyle Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90028
WHO: Actors, musicians, dancers, athletes and entertainment industry executives joined by fabulous lifestyle and family brands.
WHY: To celebrate the start of Summer in style while giving the deserving patients of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles the rock-star treatment.
Confirmed to attend:
Andrew Keegan, Ashley Argota, Austin Brown, Brande Roderick, Carla Renata, Casey Abrams, Chris Massey, Cobi Jones, Cory Almeida (aka DJ CoryLive),
Daniel Joseph Baker, Debbie Gibson, Elizabeth Guest, Edwin Hodge, Haley Pullos, Harley Graham, Jake Short, Justin Willman, Kate Linder, Kellie Martin, Kris Allen, Lauralee Bell, Lisa Rinna, Mark Rogondino, Marva Soogrim, Meagan Tandy, Nestor Serrano, Nicholas Gonzalez, Nicholas Guest, Noah Crawford, Pamela Guest, Rachael Leigh Cook, Ryan Potter, Sam Page Samantha Boscarino, Samantha Harris, Shaun Toub, Snap Boogie, Sterling Beaumon Trevor Jackson and Vanessa Morgan.
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles:
Children's Hospital Los Angeles has been named the best children’s hospital in California and among the best in the nation for clinical excellence with its selection to the prestigious US News & World Report Honor Roll. Children’s Hospital is home to The Saban Research Institute, one of the largest and most productive pediatric research facilities in the United States. The hospital is also one of America's premier teaching hospitals through its affiliation since 1932 with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California.
Trueheart Events is a full service entertainment marketing firm specializing in special events, talent outreach, strategic marketing and public relations campaigns. Over the last sixteen years, Amy Malin has produced thousands of memorable events and created hundreds of press-worthy marketing and PR campaigns. Amy has produced some of the most high profile Hollywood parties and charity benefits, helping to raise millions of dollars for worthy causes. Amy has had the privilege of working with clients such as Ludacris, Jessica Biel's Make The Difference Network, Kanye West, Missy Elliott, Good Charlotte, Hoobastank, Patti Labelle, Def Jam, SPIN, Rollingstone, Free The Slaves, The Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, Orange County Performing Arts Center, Se San Diego Hotel, Life Changing Lives, United Jewish Appeal, The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Orange County, Flaunt Magazine, Jacob The Jeweler, Nintendo, Bacardi and Coca-Cola. http://trueheartevents.com Twitter @TrueheartEvents
Plum Organics, a part of Nest Collective, is the pioneer and leading provider of premium nutritious, organic baby food and toddler snacks. A proud partner of leading non-profit, Healthy Child Healthy World, Plum Organics has set the stage for a new way of nourishing the next generation of children. Plum Organics has created an awarding-winning line of culinary-inspired, portable baby food in lightweight, re-sealable pouches as well as a complete line of organic snacks for toddlers and kids that help parents nourish their little ones with yummy, nutritious foods. Best known for introducing the spouted pouch format to the US baby food market, Plum Organics has created over 60 innovative products across 18 different lines including the Plum Dispensing Spoon by Boon. Plum Organics has been recognized by a number of leading parenting media, receiving such honors as: the She Knows Parenting Awards, American Baby’s Best of Baby, and Cool Mom Picks Pick Of The Year. To learn more about Plum Organics visit: http://plumorganics.com
For nearly 20 years, ViaCord has been providing the highest quality, umbilical cord blood stem cell collections for families, and has been involved in cutting edge research to find new stem cell therapies for diseases like cancer, type one diabetes and heart disease. Our Sibling Connection Program is one of the largest directed cord blood stem cell donor programs in the world. ViaCord has preserved nearly 300,000 cord blood collections and released more related cord blood units for transplants and infusions than any other cord blood company. Our ongoing commitment to provide the industry’s most advanced techniques for newborn stem cell collection and preservation is one of the many reasons why families choose to bank their baby’s stem cells with ViaCord-the leader in cord blood banking and research. Visit us at http://www.viacord.com or Call
1-866-835-0968 for more info. Connect with us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ViaCord or follow us on Twitter: @ViaCord
Launched in July 2011, Schoolbags for Kids is a designer bag and accessories company, built upon a One Here. One There.® mission. For every bag purchased, a schoolbag with school supplies will be donated to a child in need. With over 25 years of experience in design, technology and branding, founders Kalon Gutierrez and Luis Garcia bring social entrepreneurship and high-end design to the children's market. To date, Schoolbags for Kids has delivered schoolbags to students in Belize, India and Thailand, with additional countries planned for this year. To learn more go to www.schoolbagsforkids.com; Twitter: @schoolbags4kids; Facebook: www.facebook.com/schoolbagsforkids
Spontuneous (spon-TUNE-ee-us), defined as acting on the natural tendency or impulse to burst into song" is a great family party board game that can be played with people of all ages and of all musical tastes. Players take turns trying to think of a word that will stump the other players from being able to sing a 5-word portion of lyrics (from any song) that contains the given Trigger-word. Spontuneous has won numerous awards including: Mom's Choice Award Gold , Dr. Toy's Best Vacation Products Winner , Creative Child Magazine 2011 Game of the Year. The game where lyrics come to life can be purchased on the Spontuneous website, at Amazon, or at various stores across the nation. See the company website for locations. Website: www.spontuneous.com , www.facebook.com/spontuneous Twitter: twitter.com/Spontuneous
Woombie: Sleep Swaddle and Snuggle. Enjoy our Practical Yet Fabulous Products! www.woombie.com
MOD'swad, Where Modern meets Vintage! Fashion Forward Baby Swaddles & Sleepwear www.MODswad.com http://www.facebook.com/pages/Woombie/193392977348215 Twitter: @TheWoombie
Monica Balli is Italy’s finest wedding and event planner. Monica is renowned for her breathtaking events and for coordinating luxury trips with her tour operator partner Platinum Adventure. She can be seen on Italian TV on the show “Talk with the Wedding Planner” and is often quoted in the press for her wedding planning expertise. Monica is traveling the world bringing her signature “A Taste of Tuscany” event series to people who want to experience the best of what Italy has to offer. http://www.monicaballi.com
Hank Player strives to create a quality, long lasting t-shirt that brings together a combination of hip, novelty graphics and vintage inspired colors. All about clean designs, Hank Player tees are garment dyed and vintage washed to give it a familiar lived-in and super soft, comfy feel. Proudly made in the USA, Hank Player is now available for the whole family. Shop the Hank Player Campus Store for hip baby gifts and novelty graphic tees (including ourOfficial NASA tees) for infants, toddlers, boys and girls (of all ages). When you see our logo on your tee, you'll know Hank Player always has your back. http://hankplayer.com Twitter: @HankPlayer
Born 4 Couture is a company built on love and thanksgiving. The heart of B4C is to make couture clothes for children, but to also give back to the community and assist those who are less fortunate or in need. Born 4 Couture believes every child deserves to feel special and celebrate their uniqueness. http://www.born4couture.com Find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Born4Couture/141480901948 Twitter: @born4couture
Cotton is regarded as the world's dirtiest crop thanks to the industry’s heavy use of dangerous insecticides. And whether you are a parent concerned with the safety of your child’s clothing or a family friend wanting to make an eco-conscious shopping decision, it’s no wonder that the market for organic children’s clothing is on the rise globally! But do organic clothes have to be so neutral, predictable and expensive? Of course not! Using only GOTS certified cotton, inks and dyes, Shinobi Baby is a bright, colorful and fun line of high quality, Asian inspired clothes for newborns through 2T. Founded and based in California, designer Van Stephenson was inspired to make a difference by the arrival of her own Shinobi Baby. Guided by a love of simple, cute and functional design, Shinobi Baby isn’t just another organic company serving a niche market, it’s a brand with a purpose! http://www.shinobibaby.com Twitter: @shinobibaby
Born and brewed in Southern California since 1963, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® is the oldest and largest privately-held specialty coffee and tea retailer in the United States. Embodying a passion for connecting loyal customers to one another with carefully handcrafted products, the company is known for sourcing and providing the finest ingredients and flavors from around the world. For nearly 50 years, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® has demonstrated a passion for product innovation epitomized by
The Original Ice Blended® beverage. The company has grown to be an international icon and currently has more than 800 stores in 23 countries. In 2010, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® launched the CBTL® Single Serve Beverage System that allows consumers to make their favorite espresso, brewed coffee, tea and specialty beverages at home, at the touch of a button. For more information, visit www.coffeebean.com , www.cbtl.com or www.facebook.com/coffeebean
Kt's Kakes is an innovative specialty cake designing business. We are committed to bringing you the highest quality creative designs straight from your imagination to your special event! KT’s Kakes Owner Katie Rosario was seen on two seasons of the highly rated TV show “Cupcake Wars” as a baking assistant. www.ktskakes.com Facebook.com/Kts.Kakes1 Twitter @Kts_Kakes
Lucent Dossier Experience (whose name loosely translates to "a collection of glowing light") is a Los Angeles cirque style interactive, avant-garde circus, electronic rock band, performance troupe and entertainment company performing world wide. The company's performances combine live original music and vocals with circus arts, dance, aerial arts and fire performance. The troupe has been described as a "high-concept, steampunk-meets-neotribal performance ensemble" and its immersive spectacles as a "post-apocalyptic," "exotic wonderland". The company's headquarters are in the downtown fashion district of Los Angeles, California. www.lucentdossier.com and www.facebook.com/lucentdossier
Since 2008, Party Princess Productions has been providing high-quality singing princess parties, party characters, and other kids party entertainment to Orange County, Los Angeles, and the Inland Empire! We specialize in singing male and female party characters, Princess Parties, Dress-Up Parties, Tea Parties, Pirate Parties, Superhero Parties, and much more! Activities such as face-painting, princess make-up, dress-up, singing, dancing and more are included in our services! At Party Princess Productions, we are here to serve all your party needs and are committed to connecting children with their dreams. www.PartyPrincessProductions.com Twitter: Twitter.com/PartyPrincessP
Pix in the Box, a modern photo booth company, is owned and operated by two married couples: the Kirks and the Návars. Our combined passions of photography, design, architecture, and business make up, what we consider to be, the most innovative photo booth company around http://www.pixinthebox.com Follow @pixinthebox
Lily Lodge is the premiere organic floral destination in Los Angeles. From the signature box packaging to one of a kind vintage containers, the unique presentation combined with stellar customer service and gorgeous flowers serve to provide a singular experience. www.lilylodge.com
Divine Dips is skillfully crafted from a blend of organic coconut milk, raw cashews, agave, and the absolute best all-natural ingredients. Through our own special brand of artisanal alchemy, the result is a luscious frozen dessert that embodies the creamy richness, flavor and texture of traditional ice cream, without the drawbacks of dairy! www.divinedipsicecreme.com
Founded in Los Angeles, California in 1952, the Fatburger restaurant chain has restaurants in Arizona, California, Florida, Maryland, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, Washington and internationally in Canada, Dubai, Bahrain, Erbil, Riyadh, Al Khobar, Kuwait, Macao, Beijing, Seoul and Jakarta. Fatburger operates company owned and franchised locations. Based in Beverly Hills, California, the company is actively seeking new franchisees for available territories in the United States and Internationally. Fatburger was recently voted Best Burger in Dubai, Beijing, Las Vegas and Los Angeles and continues to expand internationally. Fatburger is a subsidiary of Fog Cutter Capital
Group Inc. (OTCBB: FCCG). To find a Fatburger restaurant near you, go to www.fatburger.com.
Sabra Dipping Company, LLC is a leader in the refrigerated dips and spreads category and producer of America’s top-selling hummus. Sabra’s award-winning hummus, available in more than a dozen flavors and a wide range of authentic, healthy and vegetarian dips and spreads can be found nationwide in club stores, supermarkets, specialty retailers and through food service. Sabra operates a silver LEED certified factory in Virginia, and in 2011 received an A-Classification from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) audit board for food safety for its California plant. Visit Sabra at www.sabra.com, on Twitter at www.twitter.com/sabra and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/sabra.
Founded in 1992, K’NEX Brands, the world’s most innovative construction toy company, was established to make and sell what has become one of the world’s leading integrated construction systems for children. Winner of over 200 international awards and recognitions, K’NEX is America’s building toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love, and encourages youngsters to “imagine, build and play.” Since 1992, The Rodon Group, a subsidiary of K'NEX Brands, L.P., has manufactured over 30 billion parts for the K'NEX building toy system. www.knex.com Twitter @KNEX facebook.com/buildknex
Bella Monet Designs is where you can find an adorable collection of Custom Couture
Tutu’s and Tee’s for every little girl. Making dreams come true one tutu at a time. Proud supporter of Children’s Hospitals. http://www.BellaMonetDesign.net
Finding the perfect hair accessory for your little girl is important. At Bowsie Baby Boutique, we hand craft every detail of our collection of hair accessories for girls of all ages. And when our valued clients have something else in mind, we custom create a hair bow to fit their needs. What started as a hobby for a mom of a little girl with curls upon curls, Bowsie Baby Boutique has grown into a unique specialty shoppe. We carry an array of handmade hair accessories and even personalize them for you. www.bowsiebaby.com
ComfyFeet is a manufacturer and reseller of comfortable one of a kind slippers for kids from 9 months to 90 years old. We offer NCAA, NBA, NFL & MLB styles and Snooki slippers. Our slippers come in tons of fun colors, as well as 45 different animal designs from armadillo’s to zebra’s. Visit our website www.comfyfeet.biz and find us on facebook.com/ComfyFeet.
Super Sprowtz is an exciting multi-media program focused on wellness and nutrition education for children and parents. Our mission is to engage and connect children around the subject of food and nutrition through story, adventure, lovable characters, music and play. Our focus is to be the premiere nutrition education destination for children and families worldwide offering exciting television and online video content, games, apps, educational books, toys and DVDs and live performances to engage children (and parents!) to eat more vegetables and lead healthier lives.
Visit supersprowtz.com! Twitter: @supersprowtz
Fatboy® is an imaginative lifestyle brand that excels in thinking outside the box. The Dutch company has been challenging the concepts of lifestyle product since 2002, when it set out to create the perfect lounge chair— designed for fashion, for comfort, and tailored for an unmatched lounging experience. Today, Fatboy® brings energizing comfort and smiles to people in over sixty countries worldwide with a growing line of lifestyle products all designed in the name of a wonderfuller life. Wrap yourself in the Fatboy® brand experience and share the legacy by visiting http://www.fatboyusa.com
One of the most treasured experiences in a child's life is story time, when a parent or grandparent curls up in a chair with the child to read. Most children have a variety of classics on their bookshelf. Imagine how delighted a child would be to participate in the story - to be the main character in a story about their experiences. With MyOwnStory.com, parents and caregivers can create customized children's books for special situations in a child's life. http://myownstory.com Twitter: @My_Own_Stories
Ashley Argota – Ashley can currently be seen as a lead role in the Nickelodeon series “Bucket & Skinner’s Epic Adventures” where she plays “Kelly,” the love interest of “Bucket.” The series premiered on Nickelodeon on July 1st, 2011. Ashley’s past credits include a lead role on the Nickelodeon hit series “True Jackson VP” as the fun-loving and precocious “LuLu”, best friend and assistant to True (KeKe Palmer). Ashley also had a guest-starring role on the hit Nickelodeon series “iCarly”, and a supporting role in the motion picture Schooled.
Carla Renata currently appears on the popular Disney Channel comedy “Shake it Up!” as Marcie Blue, mother of Rocky and Ty, and on the CW romantic drama “Hart of Dixie” where she can be found playing Susie Collins, the owner of the town beauty shop, chatting away opposite series star Rachel Bilson. Other TV credits include scene-stealing work on “Modern Family,” NBC’s “Up All Night,” FOX’s “Bones” and “CSI.” Carla also has an extensive theater background having appeared in no less than four Broadway shows including “How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying” with Matthew Broderick and Megan Mullally and her highly acclaimed run as Gary Coleman in “Avenue Q.” www.carlarenata.com Twitter @CaRenata
Casey Abrams (born February 12, 1991) is an American musician and multi-instrumentalist from Idyllwild, California who finished in sixth place on the tenth season of American Idol. He was eliminated from the competition on April 28, 2011, five weeks after being the third finalist to be saved from elimination by the judges. He is currently signed to Concord Records and is set to release his debut self titled album at the end of June. http://www.facebook.com/iamcaseyabrams Twitter @iamcaseyabrams
Cobi Jones - the original Cobi of LA, Jones is a three time US World Cup Player, former US Olympian and considered to be one of the best American Soccer Players of all time. Having played with the LA Galaxy from 1996 - 2007, Jones went on to be an assistant coach for three seasons and is now a member of the Galaxy's broadcast team as an analyst for Time Warner Sports. He is also an analyst for Fox Soccer Channel.
Cory Almeida (aka DJ CoryLive) stars as the host of the Emmy-nominated “Pictureka!,” a live-action version of the Hasbro board game turned family game show on The Hub (formerly Discovery Kids channel). Cory is also the “go-to” Warm-Up Host/DJ for today's biggest audience participation shows such as “American Idol,” “Dancing with the Stars,” “America's Got Talent,” “The Voice” and “So You Think You Can Dance.” On weekends, as DJ CoryLive, he can be found spinning at some of the hottest high-profile events around like Mark Cuban’s HDNet Beach Bowl Party or a Saturday night in Miami at "LIV," the #1 nightclub in the country. www.corylive.com Twitter @corylive
Daniel Gillies currently stars as Elijah on the CW hit series “The Vampire Diaries” and will star as Dr. Joel Goran on the new TV drama “Saving Hope” later this year. Follow Daniel on Twitter @danielgillies
Daniel Joseph Baker, (b. April 25th, 1991) developed his passion for performing at a young age with the help of a classically-trained voice and piano teacher, who just happens to be his mother. At age 6, his first performance took place at a church baptism as a duet with his little sister. Growing up Daniel performed at church and school functions where he gained several accolades and recognition in his community. These experiences made him realize that he wanted to perform for the world one day. However, even with this recognition, came years of bullying. From the Second grade on, Daniel was harassed relentlessly, because of this, he struggle with confidence throughout his life. He ultimately lost his confidence and almost gave up on his dream of being a performer. This all changed when, on a whim, Daniel sent a video in to NBC's 'America's Got Talent'. After being discovered by the producers, Daniel stormed the competition all the way to the Semi-finals in 2011. Since the show, he's been busy performing all over the country and has continued to talk about his history with bullying. He hopes to help kids who are dealing with this issue all over the world. He currently lives in Hollywood and is hoping to get a recording contract. Twitter @ TheDanielBaker and Facebook wwww.facebook.com/danieljosephbakeragt
Debbie Gibson is the original Pop Star who has been enjoying a successful career in the entertainment industry for over 25 years and has sold over 16 million albums worldwide. A music prodigy, she quickly became the youngest person ever to write, produce and perform a number one single, ("Foolish Beat"), a record she still holds today in the Guinness Book of World Records. She has enjoyed a prolific career on Broadway, was just seen on the hit TV show “Celebrity Apprentice” and has a cameo in the film “Rock of Ages” this Summer. http://debbiegibsonofficial.com
DJ Kid Fish is a Los Angeles native known for her eclectic DJ sets and the whimsical fashions she wears while rocking a party. A staple in the Hollywood scene, Kid Fish will keep the dance-floor packed. http://djkidfish.com
Edwin Hodge’s big break came on the show “Boston Public” and since then he has starred on television shows such as “Jack & Bobby” and Mental.” Edwin stars as Danny in the 2012 version of the cult classic “Red Dawn” this Spring and currently stars on the hit ABC show “Cougar Town.”
Gretta Monahan is a style and beauty expert and TV personality featured on “The Rachel Ray Show.” Gretta is also the owner of the Gretta Cole salons, G Spa City & Resort and Gretta Luxe fashion boutiques. Follow Gretta on Twitter @grettamonahan
Haley Pullos can be seen playing Molly Lansing-Davis on the daytime drama “General Hospital” and in the feature films “The Collector”, “Dark House” and “Montana Amazon.”
Harley Graham – Harley most recently booked the ABC pilot “The Smart One” in the role of Candy. She will be playing a young Malin Akerman opposite Portia de Rossi and David Arquette, produced by Ellen DeGeneres. Harley just wrapped filming a lead role in the motion picture Of Men and Mavericks (October 2012) opposite Gerard Butler and Leven Rambin (The Hunger Games). Also releasing this year, Harley can be seen playing a lead role in the thriller The Culling and she has a supporting role in the comedy, drama, western, The Man Who Shook The Hand of Vincente Fernandez, opposite legendary actor Ernest Borgnine. Her motion picture credits include a supporting role in the hit comic book movie Thor . Harley’s TV credits include a recurring role on the hit daytime series “The Bold and the Beautiful,” as well as guest-starring roles on such hit shows as “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”, “iCarly” and “Parks and Recreation” to name a few.
Harry Hamlin has been steadily working in the entertainment industry for the last three decades. He starred as Perseus in the cult favorite film “Clash of the Titans” with Sir Lawrence Olivier and was nominated for three Golden Globe awards for his portrayal of Michael Kuzak on the hit TV show “LA Law.” Harry competed on “Dancing With The Stars” and performed in their nationwide tour alongside his wife Lisa Rinna. Harry & Lisa most recently starred in their very own TV Land reality series HARRY LOVES LISA which will coincided with the launch of his Scribner memoir, Full Frontal Nudity.
Jake Short is the star of the Disney Channel hit comedy “A.N.T. Farm” as Fletcher Quimby, the artistic genius. Has also appeared in “$#*! My Dad Says,” “Dexter,” and the film SHORTS.
Josh Feldman will be starring in Disney's "The Adventures of the Santa Pups" due this Winter 2012. Josh is best known for playing the young Patrick Wilson in the feature film "Insidious", television shows like "The Closer", and "General Hospital".
Charity work is something Josh is very passionate about. He has supported charities both with his time and financially. Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Stand Up To Cancer and Children's Education charities are all causes that he has supported for many years. At the age of 9, Josh created a T shirt that he has sold and donated a portion of the profits to Children's education by giving back directly to elementary schools.
Justin Willman is quickly become one of the busiest TV-personalities and live entertainers today. Justin is the host of the ever-popular hit TV show Cupcake Wars which airs Sunday nights on the Food Network. He also hosts a monthly evening of magic & variety entertainment at Meltdown Comics in Hollywood called Justin Willman’s Magic Meltdown. Somehow between this busy schedule, Justin managed to squeeze in a command performance before President Obama and the First Family as part of the White House’s Annual Halloween Celebration. The Los Angeles Times has called Justin Willman, "A new breed of magician." www.justinwillman.com Twitter: @justin_willman
Kate Linder has portrayed Esther Valentine on CBS’ “The Young and the Restless,” the #1 rated soap opera for 30 years. In 2008, she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Linder served two terms as Governor of Daytime Programming for the Academy of Television Arts and currently serves on the board of SAG-AFTRA. She's in the upcoming feature films "Hysteria" and "The Expatriate" and in her spare time, she's also a 33-year veteran United Airlines flight attendant, a job she took after graduating from San Francisco State with a degree in Theatre. Linder has served as the celebrity spokesperson for The ALS Association for six years since her brother-in-law’s diagnosis. In addition, Linder works with the Los Angeles Mission, countless other charities and she made five trips visiting troops with the USO. In 1976, she married, Ron Linder on Valentine’s Day. www.KateLinder.com www.facebook.com/officialkatelinder
While Kellie Martin has garnered many acting credits, she is probably still most fondly remembered for her work as ‘Becca Thacher’ in the popular ABC series Life Goes On for which she received an Emmy nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Martin also played medical student "Lucy Knight" on NBC's ER from 1998-2000. Most recently Kellie has appeared on Army Wives and has starred in the Hallmark movie Always a Bride.
Mark Feuerstein is a star of the stage, screen and television who currently stars as Dr. Hank Lawson on the hit TV show “Royal Pains.”
Mark Rogondino - has been the voice of the LA Galaxy for the last seven years, first as the color analyst and now as the play-by-play sports broadcaster for Time Warner Sports. Rogondino has also been seen covering football for Fox Sports West.
Marva Soogrim is the Nanny to the stars Twitter: @marvasoogrim
Meagan Tandy plays Lulu Pope on ABC Family’s “Jane By Design.” Her first feature film role was in “Unstoppable” as Maya, the daughter of Denzel Washington’s character. On television, Tandy has guest-starred on 90210, CSI: NY, Accidentally on Purpose, 10 Things I Hate About You, Dark Blue and Single Ladies. Twitter: @meagantandy
Noah Crawford can be seen starring as “Nelson” in the new, hit Nickelodeon series, “How to Rock” opposite Cymphonique. He’s best known for his role on Fox’s hit series “My Name is Earl” as “Young Earl” opposite Jason Lee. His motion picture credits include supporting roles in The Killer Inside Me opposite Kate Hudson and Casey Affleck and Land of the Lost opposite Will Ferrell.
Nestor Serrano has had a prolific career for the last three decades starring in plays on Broadway and on London’s West end, guest starring on dozens of hit shows such as “Law & Order”, “CSI Miami” and “The Good Wife” to unforgettable roles in blockbusters such as “Bad Boys”, “The Insider”, “The Day After Tomorrow” and “The Negotiator.” Nestor can now be seen in the film “Act of Valor.” Twitter: @_nestorserrano
Nicholas Gonzalez’s TV credits include starring roles on “The O.C.”, “Mental”, “Melrose Place” and “Off The Map.” Twitter: @IAmNickGonzalez
Quddus Philippe was the host of MTV’s video countdown show “TRL” where he interviewed the biggest names in music, TV, film and sports. Quddus will serve as host of ABC’s highly anticipated music competition show “Duets” premiering on May 24th. Quddus continues to make the world a better place every way he can by devoting his time and talent to various non-profits. Twitter: @iamquddus
Rachael Leigh Cook began her career in entertainment modeling at age 10 and then became a household name for her star turning roles in “She’s All That” and “Get Carter.” Rachael starred on the show “Psych” and can next be seen in as Kate Moretti on TNT’s “Perception” this Summer. Follow Rachael on Twitter @RachaelLCook
Ricky Paull Goldin stole the hearts of his devoted fans on daytime television as one of the leading men on the soaps “Another World”, “The Young and the Restless”, “Guiding Light” and “All My Children.” Ricky is also an accomplished Broadway star and TV producer. Follow Ricky on Twitter @rickygoldin
Ryan Ochoa stars as Lanny on Disney XD's hit show, “Pair of Kings. “
Ryan Potter is the star of Nickelodeon’s hit show “Supah Ninjas” and the first ever Asian-American to lead a show.
Sam Page – recently had the distinction of simultaneously recurring on the likes of “Mad Men,” “Gossip Girl,” and “Desperate Housewives”
Samantha Boscarino stars as Molly, the new Queen of the Perfs in Nickelodeon’s “How to Rock.” Boscarino landed her first theatrical role at the age of 12 playing Gloria Jimenez in the 2009 feature film The Perfect Game. Soon after, Boscarino was offered the role of Alicia Rivera in the Tyra Banks produced film The Clique. Her vocals can be heard on the movie’s soundtrack song “Find My Place.” Other credits include: Nickelodeon’s True Jackson, VP; Disney’s Good Luck Charlie, Jonas and Wizards of Waverly Place; NBC’s Parenthood and ABC’s Dirty Sexy Money to name a few. Boscarino can also be heard singing lead on the song “A Little Bit,” featured in Nickelodeon’s TV movie Mr. Troop Mom. Follow Samantha on Twitter @sambosco_10
Samantha Harris is a seasoned entertainment news journalist, two time Emmy nominated TV personality and mom of two beautiful daughters. Check out her site at www.samantha-harris.com Twitter: @samanthaharris
Snap Boogie began dancing at the age of seven and then honed his skills at the Boston Arts Academy. He has trained on the streets and in the dance studio in a variety of dance styles. Snap has worked with a variety of dance companies such as The Floor Lords, BalletRox and One Love. He is currently a popping champion and has finished first in many competitions including the Beantown Breakdown, King of New York, Breakanomics and many more. Snap Boogie won the hearts of fans across America when he danced his way into the Semi-Finals of “America’s Got Talent” last season.
Sterling Beaumon – Plays “Grant” in “Arthur Newman, Golf Pro” opposite Colin Firth and Emily Blunt (post-production). Played “Young Ben” on the hit series “Lost” for two seasons. He was most recently in one of the starring roles on The Hub’s “Clue” (based on the board game, but it’s an updated teen mystery version.) He has given stellar and disturbing performances on such shows as “Criminal Minds” and “Law & Order: SVU”.
Trevor Jackson will be next seen in Disney's “LET IT SHINE”, which will premiere in June 2012. Follow Trevor on Twitter @trevorjackson5
Vanessa Morgan stars as Sarah, the half-vampire/half-human babysitter in the television series My Babysitter's a Vampire on Disney Channel, and she also starred in the movie. She has a recurring arc on the second season of Disney Channel’s hit TV series, A.N.T Farm. Morgan was born in Ottawa, Canada and began singing at the age of five. She made her first public performance on a televised fundraiser in Palm Springs, California. Other appearances quickly followed, including a stint as Junior Miss America in 1999. In her free time, she enjoys singing and writing music.