is Alvin, the main character of the film. Aaron is a graduate from LaGuardia High School Theater Program and trained with, among others, Anthony Abeson. Aaron has appeared in several films, including, “Sofa King” and “My Sister’s Wedding.” He was selected for THIRD WEEK after a casting process that involved over 500 actors.
is Alvin’s grandmother. Lucinda has trained with, among others, The Negro Ensemble Company, The Harlem Theater Company, and Shon Middlebooks at LS Studios. Her films credits include “Happy Ending,” “Zero Issue,” and “Queen Makeda.”
is Gus, the owner of the machine shop where Alvin works. Richard is an award-winning writer with over twenty published works. His produced scripts include “Vigilante,” “The Third Miracle,” and “The Marriage Fool.” As an actor, he has appeared in many films and TV series, including “The Great American Heist,” "Man of Danger" and "Skeleton Crew."
is Jasmine, Alvin’s former girlfriend. She is a young graduate of the New York Acting School for Film and Television and has appeared in several media projects, including the web series “Foster Sin.”
is Jonas, the foreman of the machine shop. He is an award-winning actor and producer recently starring in “Bobby Mortal.” Ron Barba is known for “Married...with Money,” “I Killed Last Night” and “King Lahiri.” Ron makes frequent successful appearances in the stand-up comedy circuit around the USA.
is Rickie, Alvin’s new friend at the machine shop. He is an award-winning actor and theater author from Spain. In 2019, Edu won a Fulbright scholarship in performing arts and enrolled at the renowned Susan Batson Studio. In 2022 Edu presented “Fantastic Mr. S,” his solo show as creator and performer, at the United Solo Festival.
is Wei, Alvin’s co-worker at the machine shop. He is an award-winner actor and musician based in New York and Vienna. Born in China, he studied music and theater in New York and Europe. Chang studied acting and directing at the HB Studio in New York City where he was mentored by Austin Pendleton and Mercedes Ruehl. Film credits include “The Dog Walker” and “Dragon Eats Eagle.”
PERCY TAQUAN BROWN
is Taylor, Alvin’s friend. Percy is an actor and entertainer known for “Its Always Been You,” “Accept The Call” and “The Incoherents.” He studied theatre and dance at the esteemed Urban Assembly School for the Performing Arts, and was offered the opportunity to work with the award-winning company Epic Theatre, winning a scholarship for the New York Film Academy.
is Denise, the machine shop secretary. LaShonda is a singer and dancer performing under the name “Wizdom Wita Z.” She was a theater and drama teacher at On The Stage and an entertainer at BOMBZ MUSIZ radio and television station in her home-town Birmingham, Alabama. “Third Week” is LaShonda’s film debut.
Special appearances by:
and Paul Sevigny