Doren is making his first appearance with the Portland Revels. Doren’s journey as an actor began in a small steel mill town outside of Pittsburgh. He began his career before the end of high school in a barn theatre production of “Guys and Dolls” He attended the Univ. of Texas and has lived on both coasts with plenty of B-movie credits to prove it. In San Diego, Doren was a company member of Lamb’s Players Theatre. While in Portland Doren has appeared at numerous theatres and directed productions for Clackamas Repertory Theatre and Oregon Children’s Theatre. Doren has spent time as an actor, artistic director, producer, writer, dancer, and voice over artist. He and his wife, KB Mercer, own and operate The Traveling Lantern Theatre Co., a national children’s theatre.