Douglas originates from Texas. He joins Tri-State for the first time in the NEW PLAYS READING SERIES� THE COLOSSUS of RHODES. He recently finished performing George in OF MICE AND MEN (dir. Pat Diamond) at Urban Stages in New York, also performing both Lee and Austin in TRUE WEST (dir. by Tim Phillips) here in New York at the Irish Arts Center and at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland where it received a 4 and 5 star review from the fringe. Other credits: THE RING (dir. by Stephen Jobes), EDWARD ALBEE�S WORKSHOP (dir. Edward Albee), The New York Shakespeare Project, Abingdon Theater, The Drilling Company, Looking Glass Theater, Naked Angles, Trilogy Theater, THE ROPE BY PLAUTUS (The Strand Theater), THE LOST COLONY ( Wayside Theater N.C. dir. Fred Chappell) New York�s Fringe Festival, New York�s Strawberry Festival (Finalist). Feature films: A BEAUTIFUL MIND, IMMIGRATION at HBO Latin Films Festival, HELP WANTED (voted Cinequest Online Viewers Choice award for 2005) and recently finished filming THE BETTER BORN (dir. by Robert Lopuski). TV: LAW & ORDER, GUIDING LIGHT, ALL MY CHILDREN,PBS, Nickelodeon. Mr. Taurel is a member of Actors Equity Association.