Don P. Roberts, M.M.ED. served as the Executive Band Consultant for the Twentieth Century Fox hit movie, “Drumline.” He was responsible for training the actors, writing the precision drills, rehearsing the band, etc.
Mr. Roberts’ theatrical leadership experience includes a long and successful tenure as the Director, Playwright, and Musical Director of the critically acclaimed theatrical production, “DRUMLine Live,” which toured all across the U.S., Japan, and Korea from 2008-2013.
Some of Mr. Roberts’ other accomplishments include his role as the Associate Producer and Executive Band Consultant for the ESPNU television series, “The Battle,” which featured some of America’s best Historically Black College and University (HBCU) marching bands. The five series weekly show debuted in the fall of 2010. In 2009, Mr. Roberts served as the Musical Director and Executive Band Consultant for the “Black College Football Xperience” video game by Neriyzed Game Studios (bcfxgame.com). Mr. Roberts also choreographed the drills and routines for the popular Nature’s Own Whitewheat Bread commercial which featured marching bands and debuted during the 2005 Super Bowl. In 2005, Mr. Roberts also worked as the Executive Band Consultant on the Missy Elliot hit song, “Bad Man,” from her album, “The Cookbook.”