ShawnJ West

ShawnJ (pronounced Sean Jay) comes to Oakland by way of 16 years in Seattle, WA, where – as actor, director, and dancer – he had a great run both on and off stage. Most recently Mr. West has worked with the Piedmont Center for the Arts, The Free Theatre, Impact Theatre and the African-American Shakespeare […]

Rodney “Rhoda” Taylor

Rodney founded Left Coast Theatre Co. to provide LGBT theatrical artists a means for their work to reach a broader audience in order for their voice to be heard. He has written the short plays, Baby Christina, P.S. I Love You, Motherly Advice and My Fairy Godmothers.

Richard Sargent

Richard – actor, director, manager, writer, producer, you get the idea – moved to SF from New York City, where he focused mainly on a film and commercial career. After a few months in SF, he was dying to get back on stage. He became part of the LCTC family in the winter of 2013 […]

Richard Ryan

Richard has been both an actor and director with LCTC. A native of San Francisco, his work has been seen all over the Bay Area for the last 40-odd years, and is hoping to continue for another 40. He has received an Arty Award (Greater Tuna), and a Goodman Award (Southern Baptist Sissies).

Chris Maltby

Chris Maltby is one of the founding members of LCTC as well as a founding member of the LCTC Board. Chris is a native of Seattle, WA, and a two-time graduate of the University of Washington. He earned his BA in Communications and returned for his MBA several years later. Since his graduation(s), Chris has moved […]

Neil Higgins

Neil is an actor, writer, and director who has been making theatre in San Francisco for over 10 years. He graduated from SF State with BAs in Theatre and English Lit., and has since worked with several companies in San Francisco. He has worked with Left Coast since 2015 and is thrilled to be part […]

Terry Maloney Haley

Terry Maloney Haley has written several short plays for Left Coast, including “The Fierce,” “Stewart James,” and “Falling.” He received his MFA in playwriting a from UC Davis a hundred years ago and wrote for television after that.

Debi Durst

Debi has acted in several LCTC productions and has directed for LCTC as well. She has worked with the Marin Shakespeare Company, Pacifica Spindrift Players, and Palo Alto Players. She is the Producer of both San Francisco’s Comedy Celebration Day and The Big Fat Year End Kiss Off Comedy Show.

Scott Boswell

Scott is an independent filmmaker and professor of filmmaking who loves theatre and working with actors. He has completed numerous short films and the award-winning feature film The Stranger in Us. When he is not busy writing or directing, Scott spends his time teaching filmmaking at San Francisco State University.

Erica Andracchio

I like to think of myself as “a woman with many hats”. I am always busy, and if I’m not I’m bored. I’m not only an actress but a stage manager as well with Left Coast Theatre Company in San Francisco. I’ve also started a journey as a playwright with Left Coast and hoping to […]