Donald Rees is an actor/writer/director/producer from Montreal and is also the co-founder of Brave New Productions. He is the author of several original theatre productions (including Fairy’s Tales and Learning To Hula) and some of his novels can currently be found online through ebook distributors. For performance, he has trained with many great mentors including Liz Valdez and Gilles Plouffe and he has also trained with Second City (comedy school) in Chicago.

Some Performance and Writing Credits:


  • Christmas Shorts – Dir. Donald Rees, Brave New Productions December 2013
  • Standing On Ceremony: My Husband - ‘Michael’ Dir. David Reudelhuber, Brave New Productions JUNE 2013
  • ‘ART’ - ‘Serge’ Dir. Emma McQueen, Brave New Productions MARCH 2013
  • The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later -  Dir. Donald Rees,Brave New Productions OCTOBER 2012
  • Callistro The Great – “Pedro” Dir. Emma McQueen, A Douglas Cohen Production JUNE 2012
  • Being Earnest – “Algernon” Dir. Stephanie Coco Palermo, Montreal Fringe Festival, JUNE/OCTOBER 2011
  • Here’s To Love! – “Peter McMannus” Dir. Marc Roth, Montreal Fringe Festival, JUNE 2011
  • Luann: Scenes From Real Life – “Aaron Hill” Dir. Anne-Marie Pierre, 3 Blind Mice Productions, APRIL/SEPTEMBER 2011
  • Fairy’s Tale – “Fairy” Dir. Donald Rees, Brave New Productions
  • Learning To Hula – “Chance Bask” Dir. Marc Roth, Brave New Productions
  • About This Night – “Abraham” Dir. Liz Valdez, Saidye Bronffman
  • S.O.S – “Black Dennis” Dir. Peter Hinton, Montreal Fringe Festival
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Dir. David Patterson, F.A.C.E. Alumni
  • The Cherry Orchard – “Trofimov” Dir. Robin Patterson, F.A.C.E
  • Street Cents – CBC Television


  • Mobtreal.com – Various 2012/2013/2014
  • The Charlebois Post – Various 2012/2013
  • Theatrica – Amazon Kindle Prime Selection 2012
  • The 13th Post – Amazon Kindle Prime Selection 2011
  • Perfect Baby – Short Story Finalist, Harvest Festival
  • Learning To Hula – Play
  • Fairy’s Tale – Play