Donald Rees is most known for his recent performances in the one man show "Buyer & Cellar" which was nominated for "Best Show" and won "Best Actor" at the 2018 Broadway World Awards/Montreal. The show went on to be nominated again in 2018 for "Most Promising Company" by the Segal Centre and "Best English Comedy" by Just For Laughs. Donald is also known for his META (Montreal English Theatre Awards) nominations for "Outstanding Male Lead" & "Outstanding Independent Production" in 2016's "Mistakes Were Made".
He co-founded Brave New Production’s in 2003 reformed the company in 2011, taking on the role of Executive Director.Refocusing the path for Brave New Production to one of a semi-professional company invested in developing new and existing works.
In the past 10 years, he has honed his writing and acting skills by wearing many hats for Brave New Productions, including performing, writing, directing and producing shows in both Montreal and Toronto. He has mentored with Peter Hinton, Liz Valdez & Gilles Plouffe and has studied with Second City in Chicago as well as the Barrow Group in New York. He writes for Mobtreal.com and has written for both The Charlebois Post and 2Be Magazine.
In 2013 Donald co-founded Brave New Comedy in order to support new and upcoming comedic talent and develop unique stage offerings that blend stand-up with theatre.