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DON MIRAULT

He appeared on Broadway as Zach in “A Chorus Line”, he played Fred Casely in Bob Fosse’s “Chicago” and you’ve seen him in the Equity production of “Baby”. He performed the lead adagio in the “Folies Bergere” in Las Vegas. Don has worked in every dance medium from Cruise Lines to MTV. He has helped hundreds of dancers launch their dance careers with his book “Dancing…For A Living”. Don has created three instructional videos “Lifts…For Your Choreography”, “Lifts…For Kids and Advanced Lifts and Partner Work.” He conducts adagio classes across the country specializing in helping male dancers and partners. “Mr. Don” (as he is affectionately known) has been involved in DANCE COMPETITIONS for the past 27 years!
 
Don is the Owner/Director of TAPS (Theater Arts Preparatory School). TAPS is a six-month trade school for dancers designed specifically for the professional job market. (TAPS WEBSITE). A keynote speaker at colleges and universities, Don continues to educate dancers and teachers on the business of dance and how to become a professional. A master class teacher and national judge for numerous competition/conventions including Joe Tremaine, Starpower, Encore, Rainbow Connection, Talent on Parade, Al Gilbert and many more. He is the Executive Producer for Doucette Entertainment in Las Vegas. Entering it’s 9th year, Don is the Producer/Director of GoPro Seminars and KIDZ ROC; a full production theatrical show for kids in Branson, Mo.

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Currently:

President

Theater Arts Preparatory School (TAPS)

THE THEATER ARTS PREPARATORY SCHOOL Click Here To Visit TAPS Website

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Doucette Entertainment, Inc.

 

Guest Teacher / Master of Ceremonies / Judge / & Consultant for Dance Seminars, Conventions & Competitions throughout the United States!

including

Talent On Parade
Rainbow Connection
Starpower Talent
Joe Tremaine
Al Gilbert
Encore 

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University of Texas-El Paso Becky Cano Salcido Dir.
Tiffany’s Performing Arts Studio, Republic Mo. Tiffany Blantsett Dir.
Sonshine Dance, Springfield Mo. Debbie Farr Dir.
Styles Dance Hays, KS. Alyssa Dechant Dir.
Turning Point Dance Academy Jillian Helton Dir.
Tuning Point Dance Academy Indianapolis Il. Jen Rivers Dir.
Cabot Dance Academy Cabot Ar. Lisa and Tonya Dir.
All that Dance, Bentonville Ar. Meghan Moore Dir.
Studio 407 Huntsville Ar. Sierra Riley Dir.
The Calling Tulsa, Ok Jessica Childs Dir.
Jennifers Rising Dance Stars, Kansas City Mo. Jennifer Elliot Dir.
Shapes Dance Academy Carrolton Mo. Tracey Lock Wozny Dir.
Eva Moore’s Performing Arts Studio Pleasant Hill, Mo. Eva Moore Dir.
Centerstage Dance, Warrensburg, Mo. Jennifer Gaines Renfrow
Denises Dance Academy, Overland Park, Ks. Denise Hawkins Dir.
DK Productions, St. Louis Mo. Darci Ward Dir.
The Dance Zone Kalamazoo Mi. Elizabeth Vaughn Dir.
Kathy’s School of Dance, Durand Mi. Becky Zvornak Dir.10455843_10153575831408532_3657784407996195398_n
Brekke School of Dance Des Moines, IA. Paula Brekke Dir.
Page and Co. Little Rock Ar. Tammy Page Dir.
Dancers Edge Studios, Little Rock AR. Dianna Prickett Dir
Fabulous Feet the Co. Rison AR. Shelly Butcher Dir.
Kathys Dance Arts Studio, Magnolia Ar. Karen and Emily Manion Dir.
Studio Dance, Kentwood, MI Nikkie Frost Dir.
Dreamcatchers Dance, Shawnee OK. Aonisty Parks Dir.
Ovations Studio and Gym Sapulpa, Ok Rachel Porter
Cheers Elite, Bolivar, Mo. Ashley Vest Dir.
Jackie Cramers, Hays Ks. Jackie Cramer Dir.
Synergy Dance, Colorado Springs, Co. Kari Herman Dir.
Dance Konnection, Marshalltown, IA Kimberlee Benson Dir.10421990_705182046189809_4317775214699085334_n
Ankeny Dance and Performing Arts, Ankeny IA Sarah Ferree Dir.
Joni’s Gym-Dance Centre, Texarkana Tx. Joni Cunningham Dir.
Kristi’s Forever Dancing, Riverside Ca. Kristi Fair Dir.
Backstage Studio, Bellevue, Wa. Marty Roberts Dir.
Ignite Dance and Yoga, North Bend Wa. Katie Black Dir.
Steps Dance Decatur Il, Jeana Griffiths Dir.
Studio Dance, Kentwood, MI Nikkie Frost Dir.
Jackie Cramers, Hays Ks. Jackie Cramer Dir.
Synergy Dance, Colorado Springs, Co. Kari Herman Dir.
Dance Konnection, Marshalltown, IA Kimberlee Benson Dir.
Ankeny Dance and Performing Arts, Ankeny IA Sarah Ferree Dir.
Joni’s Gym-Dance Centre, Texarkana Tx. Joni Cunningham Dir.
Kristi’s Forever Dancing, Riverside Ca. Kristi Fair Dir.
Ignite Dance and Yoga, North Bend Wa. Katie Black Dir.

Testimonials

“Sometimes in life, you find a special friend. Someone who changes your life just by being a part of it.  Someone who convinces you that there really is an unlocked door just waiting for you to open it. Thank you Don Mirault for being that someone to all of us in this crazy world of dance!” Jen Rivers, Director, Turning Point Academy of Dance
“I truly am so proud. I cannot even put into words how incredibly thankful I am for the opportunities you have given our dancers and the studio. You are a huge reason for all of our success and for that I am truly thankful.”Alyssa Dechant, Styles Dance Studio
“He’s the best!”Cheryl Priess Dickey, Master Class Teacher
“One of my most favorite days as a dance teacher ever! It was such an awesome experience having the talented Mr. Don come and teach not only our students but also our staff!!”Ashley Vest, Cheers Elite
“We are always SO thankful to have Mr. Don come to TPDA. So inspiring, So helpful and So encouraging! Thank you for supporting us and helping us get to the next step each year!”Jillian Helton, Director, Turning Point Dance Academy

Performing Credits include

TV/FILM Credits

Scene from Golden Girls with Bea Arthur


Television 

CSI
THE PRETENDER
ONE WORLD
GENERAL HOSPITAL
SAVED BY THE BELL
STAR TREK The Next Generation
GOLDEN GIRLS
GOLDEN GIRLS
THE HOGAN FAMILY
G VS. E
KNOTS LANDING
BURKES LAW
THE STRIP
Co-Star
Co-Star
Guest Star
Valentine
Guest Star
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Co-Star
Guest Star
Ken Fink, Dir.
Krishna Rao Dir.
Mary Lou Belli Dir.
Jeff Melman, Dir.
Robert Scheerer, Dir.
Lex Passaris, Dir.
Matt Diamond, Dir.
Carlton Pritchet, Dir.
Jason Bateman, Dir.
Joe Scanlan, Dir.
Gil Shilton, Dir.
Julian Chojnacki Dir.

Film

YONKERS JOE  (w/Chaz Palminteri)
MISS CONGENIALITY 2
EXIT TO EDEN(w/Dana Delaney)
DR. DETROIT (w/Dan Ackroyd)
SILVER BULLET(w/Gary Busey)
DRIVE LIKE LIGHTNING(S. Bauer)
RED FLAG (w/William DeVane)
Robert Celestino Dir.
John Pasquin Dir.
Garry Marshall, Dir.
Propaganda Prod’s.
Robert Weiss Prod’s.
Dan Attias, Dir.
Bradford May, Dir.

STAGE and THEATER

A CHORUS LINE
CHICAGO
SQUABBLES
TO SIR, WITH LOVE
BABY
PSYCHO BEACH PARTY
Zach
Fred Casely
Jerry Sloan
Tim Bell
Alan
Kanaka
Michael Bennett, Dir.
Jeremy Blanton, Dir.
Jack Bunch, Dir.
Aquarius Theater, LA
Alaska Light Opera Theater
Dramalogue Critics Award

“Do it big, do it right, and do it with style.” ~ Fred Astaire

Portfolio

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