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Meet The Artist- David DeSantos

Meet David DeSantos, one of two Antaeus Company Members appearing in The Abuelas this fall. He last appeared at Antaeus in Cloud 9 in 2016 (see him here.) Get to know David, who has a very strong opinion on the importance of Dodger Dogs.

Where did you grow up?
I was born in the San Fernando Valley
Do you have a food/dish you are known for making really well?
I make the best peanut butter and jelly sandwiches
Do you play a musical instrument? If not, is there one you would like to play?
Nope.
Pajamas or sleep in your clothes?
PJs.
What is the best birthday present you have ever received?
When I was seven years old my parents surprised me by taking me into Hollywood. As we were walking, we rounded a corner and came upon the Pantages and I saw Annie was playing. My parents walked me inside and surprised me: they had already gotten us front row seats.
Is a hot dog a sandwich?
Dodger dogs are one of the four basic food groups.
Symphonic concerts: love or snoozefest?
I love the symphony.
If you came with a warning label, what would it say?
Caution: loves dogs more than people
How did you get into theater?
Playing Grumpy in Snow White in my school play in the 4th Grade
What words do you live by?
Trust the process.
If your life were a TV show, what genre would it be?
Dark comedy.
What’s your go-to Starbucks order?
Single shot red eye.
Do you have a green thumb or are plants doomed under your care?
I have seven plants thriving in my home.

AT ANTAEUS: Cloud 9. Other theaters: Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Arena Stage, Berkeley Rep, South Coast Rep, Kansas City Rep, Theatreworks, A Noise Within, Theatricum Botanicum. Film includes: Windows On The World, Cheerleader Murders, Love On The Vines. TV includes: Animal Kingdom, The Rookie, SEAL Team, NCIS: New Orleans, The Good Doctor, The Red Road and others. Instagram: @iamdaviddesantos

Performances with Antaeus:

March 3 – April 24, 2016
Cloud 9
October 3 - November 25, 2019
The Abuelas

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