Classically trained, Donald has played roles from the
Duchess in 'Alice in Wonderland' to Clarence
Darrow. During his study of theater performance
and design at Southern Methodist University -
Meadows School of Fine Arts, he was cast in several
supporting and leading roles in a number of stage
productions, including ‘A Man’s Man’ by Bertolt
Brecht and ‘The Royal Hunt of The Sun’ by Peter
Pitts first became interested in acting during his
freshman year at Bryan Adams High School in
Dallas, TX and continued his study on full
scholarship at SMU. His formal studies have
included classical acting, stage and screen combat
techniques, set and costume design, pantomime,
modern dance, musical theater and improvisation.
Since retiring from the practice of law, Donald has
turned his focus, once again, to performance in the
film, television, advertising commercial, radio,
music video, and voice-over genres.
More recently, Donald has worked on numerous
short and festival film productions, including Sir
William Geoffrey, in the feature film 'Project
Hollywood'; Virgil in 'The Secret’s We Keep';
Antonio in'Misfit’s Prick'; Grandpa Art in
'Sunsprite'; and The Agent in the comedy pilot 'The
Runners', in which Donald also co-produced and
served as Production Designer and Set Dresser.
All who have worked with Don will attest to his
dedication to the acting craft; his ability to breathe
life into a character; and the creative “added value”
he brings to any project. He is a people person and a
Donald Pitts lives in Topanga, California, and when
not working, enjoys jamming and writing music
with friends, cooking, painting and helping with
animal rescue projects.
Copyright 2003-2021 - Donald Pitts - All Rights Reserved.