Colton Pometta (co-founder of Stage Lingo) is a stage director based in Manhattan. His original work has been seen in nine different time zones, on three continents. 

 

International directing credits include the first Spanish adaptation of Adam Gwon’s Ordinary Days in Argentina, the French premiere of Ordinary Days in Paris, Island Song and Fifth Republic in Paris and The Tale of Sally McLaureen at Edinburgh Fringe.

 

In NYC he has directed new work at Cherry Lane, Second Stage Uptown, Primary Stages ESPA, 54 Below, Write Act Rep, Poisson Rouge, The Triad and Joe’s Pub. He is the creator and director of The Songwriters’ Salon, a bimonthly series featuring high-caliber musical theater composers and lyricists.

 

Other favorite credits include regional productions of The Merchant of VeniceThe Comedy of ErrorsThe WeirOutside Mullingar, South Pacific and Buyer and Cellar; touring and off-Broadway productions of He Said/She SaidWanda’s World,  Fabulous!All Fall Down; opera credits include Un Ballo in Maschera at Townsend Opera and Carmen at New York Opera Exchange. 

 

Colton teaches Acting for Musical Theater at Harlem School of the Arts. He has also taught Musical Theater Collaboration at Concordia College, Playwriting for Circle in The Square and song interpretation masterclasses worldwide. A member of The Dramatists Guild, Colton has written librettos for musicals and adapts shows from other languages.

 

Training: Proud graduate of Circle in the Square Theater School and Interlochen Arts Academy, in addition to Shakespeare, contemporary drama and directing courses at Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and Primary Stages ESPA.