May 12, 2019

I'm am now in the closing weekend of playing Harry Wormwood in Contra Costa Musical Theatre's production of "Roald Dahl's MATILDA - The Musical". This has been an incredible journey, not only to play such an incredible role with amazing artists but also to immerse myse...

October 20, 2018

So... I've been thinking a lot about the nature of the business I am currently engaged in. Theatre is collaborative, passionate, immediate, and impermanent. This last one is super important. There is an unspoken contract between and artist and an audience.

"What you are...

January 15, 2016

Welcome to January 2016, EVERYBODY! I am so excited to get started! This shall be a year of changes, and progress. 


First Big Change! (Drumroll)....... I'm getting my equity card!

I've been working for the past 5 years to carve a place for myself in this wonderful Bay A...

December 30, 2013


Glynis Johns...talking about A Little Night Music. 


She is now 90 year's old. But I beleive that she has a deep profound and passionate voice, and effect on my life. My first crush? Perhaps. I was very young when I first saw Mary Poppins. But I was still old enou...

November 25, 2013


It's getting to be near the end of the 2013. And I recently looked back and realized I have been so busy with work I haven't had any time to even "realize how busy I've been". Between rehearsing, directing, dancing, acting, having shows cancelled on me, auditioning...

September 24, 2013

I'm back! After a haiatus of a few monthe I am back again with my old improv comedy troupe "The Rats in the Alley". Not as a performer however, I'm stepping in and directing thier 1-hour show for the SF Fringe festival. It is so much fun working with these guys. And in...

April 4, 2013

I'm doing Reefer Madness - The Musical ! I've been cast in the ensemble of San Jose Stages production of the cult classic. The cast is incredible, featuring a few familiar faces; Gabriel Grilli (Thoroughly Modern Millie PCRT) and Will Springhorn Jr. We open on June 8t...

March 25, 2013

Hi, there. My name is "Doppe" (pronounced /ˈdäpē/). You can also call me Michael. I am a storytelling artist located currently in the San Francisco Bay Area. I've been working in the area for nearly 5 years now, and it seems like the appropriate time to generate an onl...

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