Col. (USAF, Ret.) James P. Stanton is a 2014 graduate of the Hunter College Department of Theatre’s Master of Arts. He was a recipient of the CUNY Vera Roberts Fellowship for his anti-war play A Fortnight at Tripler. Most recently he performed in Frog and Peach’s Macbeth, Shields of Blue at the Midtown Int’l Theatre Festival, Aquila Theatre’s five state tour of Our Trojan War finishing at BAM, and The Public’s Shakespeare in the Park season finale production of As You Like It at Central Park’s Delecorte. A native New Yorker, Colonel Stanton is a combat veteran who served in the Air Force as a fighter and bomber pilot, commander, accident investigator and strategic international analyst. He is now an actor, playwright, attorney, alternative dispute resolution mediator, and an administrative law hearing officer for the City of New York.
Upcoming with Poetic Theater Productions:
Presenting his original work as the opener for the Friday October 6th performance of Outside Paducah: The Wars At Home as part of the Veteran Voices 2017 Series.