James Crichton

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James Crichton

Lead Teacher, Theater (The Actor Sings, Children's Theater)

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James Crichton

James Crichton is an actor, singer, pianist, & educator. As an actor he most recently appeared in the New York premiere of Unknown Soldier at Playwrights Horizons. Other credits include Jasper in Deadland with Prospect Theater Company, the national tour of Peter and the Starcatcher, Botticelli in the Fire at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, The Taming of the Shrew at Shakespeare Theatre Company, The Last Ship at Pioneer Theatre Company, and Sweeney Todd at The Rev Theater Company. Additionally, he is the host and creator of the podcast Actors: On Process, serves as an adjunct (associate professor) for the musical theatre program at LIU Post, he holds a BFA in Acting from Hofstra University, and is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association. As both a student and faculty member, this will be his 19th summer at Usdan. His favorite musical is Fiddler on the Roof and his favorite color is purple.

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