A native of California and graduate from the theatre program at California State University at Long Beach,
Don is a founding member of the Elephant Theatre Company.
He has enjoyed working the many aspects involved with theatre including Actor,
Director, Writer, Producer, and Designer; he is most proud of the work
he has been part of as a member of The Elephant. In 1998, along with
David Fofi, he created the Lillian Theater.
With the success of the Lillian,
they went on to create the Elephant Space Theater, Elephant Asylum, Performance Lab, and Studio.
He is the Co-Producing Artistic Director for the Elephant Theater Company
as well as the Elephant and Lillian Theaters. In spring 2005,
he built a new addition to Hollywood's Theater Row, the "art/works theater" and studios.
Don has produced more than 20 world premiere productions over
the past eight years including
the critically acclaimed 7 Redneck Cheerleaders, Los Muertos, and of course Jesus' Kid Brother.
His interests lie mostly in the development of world premiere scripts and seeing them to the stage.