A graduate of Toronto’s Second City Conservatory Program, Don has been acting and improvising for over 25 years. He can be seen in the films MARSHALL, starring Chadwick Boseman and Josh Gad; and QUEEN CITY starring Vivica A. Fox and Peter Jason. He has performed on many Buffalo stages including Kavinoky Theatre, MusicalFare Theatre, Road Less Traveled Productions, and Jewish Repertory Theatre of WNY.  He is a proud member of International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE); and Actors’ Equity Association (AEA) where he has served as Equity Liaison for the Buffalo-Rochester Area since 2010.

 

As an improviser, he has trained under Susan Messing, Moira Dunphy, Jerry Schaefer, and the late Frank McAnulty. He is a founding member of Buffalo’s own Eclectic Improv Company and long-form duo Babushka!, and has improvised with the likes of Jason Alexander, Phil Lamarr, Dan Castellaneta and Catherine O'Hara.


You may also recognize Don from recent AAA and Seneca Allegany Casino commercials. He also co-hosts the weekly comedy podcast The Discount Deejays

Bio

© 2017 by Don Gervasi.

Actor. Writer. Improv guy.

Buffalo, NY