Doc Waller is a former award-winning stage performer who made his way into the world of creative entrepreneurship. Every ounce of his work is about inspiring people and creating moments and content that move people towards exploring their ambition and identity while living a good life. He's a highly awarded veteran of the United States Air Force, being the youngest Airman ever invited to work directly for the 53rd Wing Commander, Chief's Group Sharp Troop Award recipient, an winner of the highly coveted Below-The-Zone promotion. During his time in the military, Doc spent endless evening hours developing is stagecraft with local theatres. In 2004, he officially separated from the Air Force and ventured into his professional Arts career, starting off as a principal dancer and drummer for the Ayolowa West African Dance Company of Pensacola, Florida. Shortly after, Doc ventured to NYC for the first time on acceptance to the Atlantic Theatre Conservatory. Being moved by the city right away, Doc shortly passed on the opportunity to train formally, and jumped headfirst into short & feature films, off-broadway productions, and touring with Interborough Repertory Theatre. Doc also spent time on the opposite side of the New York Arts & Entertainment scene, working as a stage management, producing assistant, and talent agency ambassador. Returning back down South, Doc worked as a NCCA certified Personal Fitness Trainer. He soon after dove back into his craft, working with popular Atlanta theatre companies, BET, and producing a handful of one-man productions performed on stages across the Southeast. He simultaneously developed a long line of creative workshops and curriculums for universities, K-12 schools, and national organizations. In 2009, he went all in on founding the nonprofit Arts organization, The Layman Group. He led The Layman Group in producing a long list of original events and productions in dance, film, community engagement, theatre, fine art exhibits, music, and live TEDX performances. In 2012, Doc was recognized by the UK's beloved Royal Shakespeare Company for his on-camera Shakespearean work. In the same year, Doc produced an independent, inspirational, interview web series called "On Beauty with Doc Waller." He funded those projects by working as a Nascar Emcee for Coca-Cola. Doc was soon invited to speak at TEDxAtlanta as one of the region's "best and brightest" innovators. In the following years, Doc has served as a keynote speaker and emcee for creative conferences (stateside and overseas), festivals and universities. After winning the Best Ensemble Suzi Award as a part of Theatrical Outfit's cast of FLY, Doc stepped away from the theatre to transition into building his new multimedia platform, Doc & Company.