Originally from Nashville TN, Doug Trapp has been performing professionally for the last 18 years. His theatrical credits include: Off-Broadway's Why You Beasting? (Michael Schwartz) - world premiere - New York Rep, Silence! the Musical (Hannibal Lecter) - Elektra Theatre; Saratoga Trunk Songs (Brian) - York Theatre; Sherlock Holmes:The Early Years (Taggart) - NYMF; About Face (Pepperton) - Blue Heron Arts Center; Lucky Stiff (Mr. Loomis) - West End Theater; The New Yorkers (waiter) - Musicals Tonight! and the national tour of Annie (Fred McCracken) directed by Martin Charnin.
Favorite regional work: Patrick Barlow's adaption of A Christmas Carol (Bob Cratchit/Jacob Marley) - Capital Rep/Michael Bush dir; playing 23 characters opposite Tony-nominated actress Christine Andreas in the world premiere of Heartbreaker: 2 Months with Judy Garland at The Adirondack Theatre Festival/ Michael Bush, dir; regional premiere of The Divine Sister (Jeremy/Venerius) - Stageworks Hudson; 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Panch) - Mason St Warehouse and Northern Stage; The Producers (Leo Bloom) - Theatre by the Sea; How To Succeed... (Ovington) - White Plains Performing Arts Center; Urinetown (McQueen) - Gateway Playhouse; Dirty Blonde (Man) - Barnstormers Theatre; The Music of Tin Pan Alley (Jerome Kern) - Stamford Theatre Works; Smoke on the Mountain, Sanders Family Christmas, Smoke on the Mountain Homecoming (Mervin Ogelthorpe) - Flat Rock Playhouse; A Little Night Music (Frid), You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Schroeder) and The Merry Widow (Bogdonovistsch) - Ordway Center for the Performing Arts; Big River (Huck) - Galveston Island Outdoor Musicals; Forever Plaid (Frankie) and The Music Man (Jacey Squires) - Chanhassen Theatres; How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Papa Who) - Minneapolis Children’s Theatre (‘03 Regional Tony winner) and The New No Frills Revue (Man 1) directed by Martin Charnin at Lake Pepin Players.
TV/Film: Recent work includes the new Comedy Central hit Broad City (Cherish's owner) . Jason Reitman's film Labor Day starring Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin (Grocer) and the webseries Lucy Knows Love created by and starring Susan Louise O'Connor (Youth Minister Bob). Previous credits include 30 Rock (Liz Lemon's accountant Howard), the 3rd season voicing the character of 'Dad' on the award-winning animated kids' series Angelo Rules produced for Cartoon Network UK. Doug appeared in both new cable series for The Onion on IFC and Comedy Central in 2011 - The Onion Sports Network (Paul Feston) and The Onion News Network (Senator Sutter). He was in the pilot Temps (Mark), jury selection at the ‘06 New York Television Festival. Extensive VO work includes his long-running gig as the voice for Qwest Telecommunications in all their TV spots.
In addition to his peforming career, Doug is an award-winning advertising art director. Highlights of his career include 5 Clios, 2 One Show gold pencils, and seeing his work exhibited at The Brooklyn Museum of Art.