Donna has directed over 36 plays. One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nestby Dale Wasserman adapted from the novel by Ken Kesey, produced by Hudson Players Club is her most current project. Others include, Lakeshore Players Production of The Miracle Worker, 2018, LovePotion2018, Meditations of Guido Kowalski2017 both in the Montreal Fringe Festival written by Irene Saharov. TheMETA nominated The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald adapted by Simon Levy,  Always A Bridesmaid by Jones, Hope, Wootenand Waiting for the Paradeby John Murrell, produced by Stone Soup Productions where she was co-founder and Artistic Director for two years. The Widow Schwartz, written and directed by Donna, produced by Hudson Players Club in 2012. Assistant Director,The Carpenter 2007Centaur.Lakeshore Players Staged Play Readings of Original Works Festival 2017, 2018.

Professional actor and member of Playwrights Guild of Canada.  Film credits include; Fatal Vows (CMJ) as Barbra Brown in season 6, Actor role in Art of More (tv series Muse), Court Clerk in 19-TWO(tv series,), Neighbour in Game On(YTV), Betty Bailey (CMJ Production) Fatal Vows season 3,Bobbi Jo Williams in Inheriting Trouble (Investigation Discovery Channel), Donna in Blue Mountain State (Lionsgate/Varsity).Funkytown(feature film) as Snobby Cashier. Written and directed screenplays include; Help Wanted (An Orkville Production) other shorts include, Confessions, Chilli Night, Hospitality, Nowhere.

Theatre roles include; Orkville (written/produced by Donna), Galileo, Sins of the Mother, Peter Pan, California Suite.

Training with Ron Leach, Shimon Aviel, John Strasberg, Gordon McCall, Amy Jo Berman (webinar classes) Bob Verniks, Heather Markgraf, Matthew Tiffin, Rea Nolan and Sam Chwat, Dale Hayes, for acting on camera, theatre, voice, accents, directing.

Donna is founder of The Moonlighters and performs with her troupe for Senior Citizen Residences.

Currently auditioning and working in tv/film, Hudson Productions and other private contracting as an actor. Donna is an animal rights activist and a Vegan since 2018, she is currently working on a project to bring awareness to the voiceless animals who suffer greatly in the fur industry and in so many other industries.

Donna Byrne