Victoria Rivard is extremely proud to be joining the cast of “Dear Stranger.” Victoria lives in Berkeley Heights, NJ and is a 6th grade student at Columbia Middle School. Her number one passion in life is musical theater/acting, and her dream is to perform on Broadway and in a movie. She has performed in numerous off Broadway shows including more recently “A Christmas Carol,” in the role of Martha Cratchit. She made her television debut in January 2016 on the Investigation Discovery channel, in an episode of Shadow of Doubt - The Michelle Warner Case - playing the role of Haley Warner.She is an avid reader and also enjoys swimming. She plays the flute, is fluent in both French and English, and her favorite hobby is making fun videos with her friends.Victoria would like to thank her mom, dad and her brother Jonathan for their love and for always letting her pursue her dreams. She also thanks Maqui Gaona and the Dear Stranger team for allowing her to enjoy this valuable experience.
Michael Halliday was born and raised in Greenville, Pennyslvania.
Initially pursuing a variety of careers, Michael decided to fully follow his one dream and passion, and that is to be the
best actor that he can be.
Michael first studied with Bill Traylor at The Loft Studio in LA, and then with Sandra Seacat, who had a huge influence.
From there he studied with the likes of Marcia Haufrecht, Susan Batson, Allen Savage, Kate Fitzmaurice, Arianne Brandt,
Sheila Grey, and others.
He has appeared in many plays, most recently Mark Borkowski's "The Mutilation of Saint Barbera" and as The Clerk in
the U.S. premier of Tennessee Williams' "The Municipal Abattoir".
His most recent film work includes The Honey Badger in Mickey Parker's "The Disposables, and Ned in the hour-long
pilot, "The Carrier Series" directed by Tess and Joe Smalley.
He is set to play the lead, John Coogan, in Dan Simon's feature film "Film Festival", currently in preproduction.
Michael lives in New York and is a grateful and active member of The Indies Lab.
Michelle is a New York based actor. When she is not acting you can find her wandering the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art or day dreaming about her next travel adventure.
Christopher Quartuccio is thrilled and honored to be playing the part of Forrest in “Dear Stranger.” Christopher is from Sayville New York,
and is in the 8 th grade at Sayville Middle School. Christopher recentlydiscovered his love of acting when he performed in his school’s production of “Grease!” in the role of T Bird Doody.
Since then, he has performed in several student films, including the lead role of Mark in “Sent” at the New York Film Academy.
Christopher also performs with his school Chorus and select Jazz Choir. When he is not performing, Christopher loves to surf, skateboard, and
scuba dive. Christopher is on the Sayville High School Varsity Boys Swim team, and his favorite events are freestyle and butterfly.
Christopher is so grateful for this opportunity, and sincerely thanks Maqui Gaona and the Dear Stranger team for letting him be a part of this extraordinary film. Christopher would also like to thank his mom,
dad and all of his wonderful aunts and uncles for always encouraging
him and for all of their love.