Before coming to NIU, Stanton served as speech and dialect coach for the graduate and undergraduate actors as well as teaching speech and acting at Temple University's Theatre Department. Before that, he was at SUNY New Paltz where he taught voice, acting, Shakespeare, dramatic literature, and stage combat.
Stanton received his MFA in acting from the University of Delaware's Professional Theatre Training Program, and his BFA from the University of Utah Actor Training Program.
Stanton has worked professionally as an actor (stage, film and TV commercials), fight choreographer, stagehand, director, stunt man, voice coach , dialect coach and education director at theatres throughout the country. Stanton is a member of the Independent Fight Director's Guild, and is a certified associate teacher of Fitzmaurice Voice Work.
Professional credits include: The Shakespeare Theatre (Washington, DC) Peoples Light and Theatre, The Wilma, The Lantern, and Intrepid Theatres (in Philadelphia), Delaware Theatre Company, City Theatre of Wilmington and First State Children's Theatre (In Delaware), The Berkshire Theatre Festival, Actors Lab Arizona, Court Yard Players Touring Company, Arizona Jewish Theatre, AKA Theatre, Tucson Actors Studio, Candlelight Theatre Company (NYC), New Paltz Summer Rep, York Little Theatre, and the Arizona, Tucson, South West, Baltimore, Wisconsin, Park City and Utah Shakespeare Festivals.
Specialist in voice and speech
Education: MFA, University of Delaware
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