Douglas Young

Douglas Young
Douglas Young

Douglas Young is performing in Theatre Convivio’s production of “The Fantasticks,” opening Thursday at the Bellview Grange in Ashland. Young works in the computer industry; but with a bachelor’s degree in theater and his love for acting, Young often can be seen on stage in community theater productions. We chatted at Ruby’s Neighborhood Restaurant one summer afternoon.

EH: What attracted you to acting?

DY: It was the ability to explore the inner workings of people very unlike me, that exploration of other people in a very real way. I embodied them. I had to think about, “How do they feel, and how would they represent themselves externally to other people?” It’s almost a physical knowledge of another person and how they might behave. It’s still my imagination, but it’s informed by my study of this other character.

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