Don Mays, a self-taught writer/filmmaker, produced his first theatrical piece some fifteen years ago. A graduate of Drake University and the National Shakespeare Conservatory, he has worked as a producer, director, actor, stand-up comic, writer and educator for many years. Mr. Mays will work with students to write and mount a production in cooperation with school staff and possibly other artists. Don operates a film/video production company that specializes in working with non-profits focusing on youth development and social issues. Don also does consulting work around the issues of program, staff, organizational development with non-profit organization and educational institutions and Rhode Island State agencies.