Faculty, Musical Theater/The Actor Sings/Children's Theater
James Crichton is an actor, singer, pianist, & theatre educator. His first summer as a student at Usdan was in 2002, and all together this will be his 18th summer! 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, and an adjunct (associate professor) for the musical theatre program at LIU Post. He holds a BFA in Acting from Hofstra University, is a proud member of Actors' Equity Association, & his favorite color is purple.