Don McClendon (he/him) is a veteran St. Louis actor and plays the role of Evan in the Black Rep’s production of SWEAT by Lynn Nottage. Don has worked in several areas of theater, film, television and radio, all in the St. Louis area. Before the COVID-19 epidemic hit the country in 2020, Don last performed in Clayton Community Theater’s 2019 production of A Soldier’s Play (10 AFL nominations) as Private James Wilkie (AFL nom for Outstanding Actor in a Drama).
Earlier that year, he played the role of Marty Madison in Stray Dog Theater’s producton of Dreamgirls and made his debut at Black Mirror Theater Company as “The Tiger” in Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo at The Kranzberg Black Box Theater. Past area companies include, First Run Theater, Saint Louis Actor’s Studio, St. Louis Shakespeare Company, Shakespeare In The Streets (SITS), Upstream Theater Company, Unity Theater Ensemble, InSight Theater Company, Gitana Productions, “The Because….Why Not?” Theatre Company, The Tesseract Theater Company, The Black Rep, and Metro Theater Company. Don would like to thank PRISM THEATER for helping to continue his actor’s journey. May we strive to be great all of our living days, and years to come.