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Adam Gwon's ORDINARY DAYS in Paris

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Vos, McDonald & Gerlach's SOMETHING'S AFOOT


Georges Bizet's CARMEN

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Jonathan Tolins's BUYER AND CELLAR


Adam Gwon's ORDINARY DAYS in Buenos Aires


Eric H Weinberger and Beth Falcone's 


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Jonathan Tollins's BUYER AND CELLAR

Colton Pometta is an international stage director based in Manhattan. His original work has been seen in eight different time zones, on three continents. 

International directing credits include the first Spanish adaptation of Adam Gwon’s Ordinary Days in Buenos Aires, Argentina at Teatro Border, the French premieres of Adam Gwon's Ordinary Days, Carner and Gregor's Island Song and a workshop of Dana Levinson's Fifth Republic in Paris, and The Tale of Sally McLaureen at Edinburgh Fringe.


Passionate about collaborating with contemporary writers, in NYC Colton has directed new work at Cherry Lane Theater, 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, which has featured hundreds of musical theater composers and lyricists at The Triad Theatre, most recently hosted by three-time Tony nominee Mary Testa. 


Next up, Colton will be directing an NYC workshop of a French musical about Gustave Eiffel and the creation of the Eiffel Tower that is being translated by Jessica Moss, as well as directing Merry Wives of Windsor at Sun Valley Shakespeare. Other credits include Something's Afoot at Maples Repertory Theater, A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Comedy of Errors (Sun Valley Shakespeare), Class President (National TYA Tour), Wanda's World (Off-Bway and Tour), Buyer and Cellar and Outside Mullingar (The Argyros), Fabulous! (Off-Bway), South Pacific (Maples Rep), All Fall Down (Write Act Rep), a full season of shows for young audiences at Surflight Theater, and Georges Bizet’s Carmen (New York Opera Exchange).

Colton has had the honor of creating many solo shows for artists of all mediums, including Tenor Miles Mykkanen (Met Opera's
Wozzeck & Boris Godunov) and Broadway actress Emily Koch (Elphaba in Wicked, Jenna in Waitress).

When not directing, Colton also teaches Acting for Musical Theater at Harlem School of the Arts, and previously taught Musical Theater Collaboration at Concordia College and Playwriting for Circle in the Square's teaching artist program. As a published librettist, he is a member of the Dramatists Guild. Class President, his first published musical which he wrote with Derek Gregor and Selda Sahin, is available for licensing through Broadway Licensing/Stage Rights. Colton has also been hired as a dramaturg/translator for over a dozen plays and musicals in English, French and Spanish. He is the founding Film Festival Director of Emberlight International Film Festival, which received film submissions from over 75 countries this season.


Colton is a proud graduate of Circle in the Square Theater School and Interlochen Arts Academy. He also completed study abroad courses at Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, directing courses at Primary Stages ESPA in NYC and has studied film directing with Jon Shear. He is an alumnus of Directors Lab West at Pasadena Playhouse.

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Shakespeare's The COMEDY OF ERRORS


John Patrick Shanley's OUTSIDE MULLINGAR

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John Patrick Shanley's OUTSIDE MULLINGAR

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Jonathan Tollins's BUYER AND CELLAR

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George Bizet's CARMEN

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Adam Gwon's ORDINARY DAYS in Paris

Vos, McDonald & Gerlach's SOMETHING'S AFOOT

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