COLTON POMETTA 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 Buenos Aires, Argentina at Teatro Border, the French premiere of Ordinary Days at La Comédie Nation, Island Song and Fifth Republic at Broadway au Carré in Paris, and The Tale of Sally McLaureen at Edinburgh Fringe.
Passionate about collaborating with contemporary writers, in NYC he 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 also the creator and director of The Songwriters' Salon, which features musical theater composers and lyricists bimonthly at The Triad Theatre.
Other favorite credits: The Comedy of Errors (Sun Valley Shakespeare), The Weir and Outside Mullingar (The Argyros), Buyer and Cellar (Sawtooth Productions), He Said/She Said (National TYA Tour), Wanda's World (Off-Bway and Tour), South Pacific (Maples Rep), All Fall Down (Write Act Rep), a full season of shows for young audiences at Surflight Theater, solo performances for Miles Mykkanen, Emily Koch and more, and Georges Bizet’s Carmen (New York Opera Exchange).
Also a member of Actors’ Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild and The Dramatists Guild, Colton has performed as an opening solo act for Carol Channing, writes librettos for musicals and adapts shows from other languages. He teaches acting and song interpretation courses 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. He is a co-founder of Stage Lingo, a company that enhances language-learning through theater training.
Colton is a graduate of Circle in the Square Theater School and Interlochen Arts Academy. He has also studied at Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London and Primary Stages ESPA, and is an alumnus of Directors Lab West at Pasadena Playhouse.