Damon Kupper

Originally from California, Damon has fallen in love with Oregon. His belief in the evolution of the human potential through theatre, pushed him to train and perform as an actor around the world, eventually landing him in Portland. Married with two children, Damon makes a great effort to engage in both the larger community narrative and the fantastical realm of bed-time stories. Locally, he has acted with, Portland Center Stage, Portland Playhouse, Profile Theatre, Artist Repertory Theatre, the Well Arts Institute and corrib theatre (A Night in November) for which he won a Drammy Award. Damon’s previous productions with Third Rail include Noises Off, The Pain and the Itch, Last of the Boys, Wonderful World of Dissocia, The Lying Kind, Dead Funny, Nobody Here But Us Chickens, Grace, the Pavilion and Dirty Story. Beyond Portland, his credits include shows the Texas Shakespeare Festival, the Buffalo Shakespeare Festival and the Pacific Conservatory for the Performing Arts. Damon has also worked as an instructor for various educational theatre programs both domestically and abroad, through: Young Musicians and Artist, Oregon Children’s Theatre, Vietnam American Theatre Exchange, Stop-Gap Theatre and many others. Damon has a Masters degree in Acting from UC Irvine and a BA from SUNY Buffalo. He has also completed the two year actor training program from Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts.