On Broadway, Doug played Jean Prouvaire and understudied Marius in the original company of the first revival of Les Miserables. Off-Broadway, he created the roles of Ian in Rooms: A Rock Romance at New World Stages, Richard Loeb in Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story at the York Theatre, Jordan in Departure Lounge at the Public Theatre, Cesari in The Last Castrato at the Connelly Theater, Jesus in Judas & Me at the NYMF, and Stu in Yank!, also at the NYMF.
Doug appeared alongside Chita Rivera in Signature Theatre's production of Kander & Ebb’s The Visit, later performing in the Actors Fund Concert at the Ambassador Theatre in NYC. Doug returned to Signature Theatre to create the role of Grigori in Dempsey & Rowe's world premiere production Brother Russia. Doug created the role of Ondine in Yale Rep’s Pop!, and he starred as Jesus in Pittsburgh CLO's production of Jesus Christ Superstar. Doug’s other regional credits include appearances at Arkansas Rep, Barrington Stage, Bay Street Theatre, Flat Rock Playhouse, Geva Theatre, Metrostage, Reagle Players, and The Old Globe.
In the summer of 2010, Doug made his Carnegie Hall debut starring as Ignis in Eric Whitacre’s opera Paradise Lost: Shadows & Wings, and subsequently performed the role at Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, and Auditorium Theatre in Chicago. He has toured internationally as Danny Zuko in Grease and as Berger in Hair.
Doug has appeared twice in the NYC Fringe Festival, first in 2005 when he starred as Todd in Swimming Upstream, which earned him a Fringe Award for Outstanding Actor, and then in 2010 creating the role of Lester Wilcox in Veritas, which earned a Fringe Award for Outstanding Ensemble. Doug is a two-time Helen Hayes Award Nominee, and a Po'okela Award Winner. Doug appears on the Original Cast Recordings of Rooms: A Rock Romance, Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story, and Hair: European Tour.
As a writer, Doug has collaborated on the audience-immersive rock opera The Demise, as well as publishing the essay "Coming Out... Again," which chronicles his lifelong battle with depression and stage fright.
Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Doug attended Punahou School before receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University and studying at RADA in London. Doug is the Founding Owner of Doug's Dogs, a professional dog-care company based in Los Angeles, CA.