once upon an opera - librettist, 2019

Libretta for original pieces as part of Vancouver Opera Festival’s 2019 New Works Series. Composed by Antony Knight and Mark Marinic. Directed by Deborah Wong and Benton Roark.


candy world

- writer, 2019

”Forests of licorice, mountains of gumdrops...trapped in a world of candy. Will movie star Rob Everfield be able to escape?

Short film. Screened for Oakland International Film Festival. Directed by Stephanie Argy and Alec Boehm, Starring Donal Thoms-Cappello, Peter Wallace. Edited by Alec Boehm. Hair/Make-up Catelyn Chism. Filmed in Milwaukie, OR.

This project first debuted as Candyland, Also Starring Rob Everfield, a short play, for the 2017 Pull Festival in Vancouver, British Columbia. Written by Donal Thoms-Cappello. Directed by Pedro Chamale. Starring Anthony Santiago, with Francis Dowlatabati. Performed at the Little Mountain Gallery in Vancouver, BC.

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leon does the haka

- writer, 2016

"Cabinet assistant Dale gets the assignment of his career when Defense Secretary Leon Powe insists on a phone conversation. But when Leon goes missing into the New Zealand wilderness, Dale finds himself in a national security nightmare.”

Short play, debuted at Brave New Play Rites (reading series), Vancouver, BC, 2016.



- writer, 2016

“Married couple Derek and Amanda attempt to escape the existential limbo of being outside a cocktail party circle”

Short film. 65Dollar Funeral productions, screened for San Francisco Independent, New York Independent, and Kansas City Film Festivals. Directed by Ben Rock, ('The Blair Witch Project', 'Alien Raiders') and starring Lauren Van Kurin ('Second City') and Donal Thoms-Cappello ('Timeless', 'The Red Machine'). Additional cast: Andrew Joseph Perez, Dana DeRuyck, Bryan Bellomo, Shaun Heard, Glenda Suggs, Guy Picot. Cinematography by Drew Ganyer, Sound and Editing by Jeremy M. Gileece, Stunts by Mike Mahaffey, Written by Donal Thoms-Cappello. Makeup by Lindsey Skinner, Original Score and Music by Ryan Thomas Johnson, Produced by JJ Mayes, David Mayes, and Donal Thoms-Cappello


please don’t vote

- co-writer, 2014

“A message from the Republican Party about the importance of staying home and not vote for their continued success.”

(CO-WRITER) Web short; debuted on The Young Turks network and received over a million views on all combined platforms its first week. Written by Michelle Antoinette Boley, Jeff Burdick, Brandon Klaus, Zachary Kovarik, Marc Lowe, and Donal Thoms-Cappello. Starring Roay Allen III, Chris Jorie, and Donal Thoms-Cappello. Produced by Rogue Kite Productions.

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- writer, 2014

Andy says the three magical words to Janie. He just has one little family issue”

Web sketch: FunnyOrDie, Starring Lauren Van Kurin, Donal Thoms-Cappello. Directed by Stephanie Argy