Tale of the Texan

 

 

Texas born and raised Donovan started singing at the age of two and horseback riding at five. Donovan was born in a little town called Conroe, Texas but was raised in Ft. Worth, Texas. Now, Donovan is a local actor living in Kansas City, Missouri with a Bachelors of Music in Vocal Performance from Kansas State University. 

 

Born with a mother who plays the organ and a father who sung in the choir, Donovan was surronded by music at home. He has always had a love of performing wether it was in the choir at his local church or show choir in high school. There, he won 1st place in the Texacoma Regional NATS Competition in 2008, and was a soloist with the Ft. Worth Orchestra. In college, he received 1st place in the West Central Regional NATS Competition in 2011 and was a semi-finalist for the reality show "The Glee Project" which aired on Oxygen Network. In 2011, Donovan also released his first single "I Could Be Ya Man" on iTunes and recieved more than 2,000 views for the music video on YouTube. Donovan has had the opportunity to portray many roles on stage while living in Kansas City and later wants to move to New York City.

 

"Since I was a child I have dreamed of singing and dancing on stage to a huge audience. I believe my mission as performer is to inspire other young men to step outside their comfort zone to experience the power of  their creativity."