Clifton Guterman is a casting director, director, producer, teacher, and member of the Atlanta performing arts community since 2001. Presently, he is Head of Film & Television Division at Big Picture Casting. Clifton formerly served as the Alliance Theatre’s Artistic Assistant (four seasons), as Casting Director and National New Play Network Producer in Residence at Actor’s Express, where he is an Associate Artist and Teaching Artist, and as the Associate Artistic Director/Casting Director of Theatrical Outfit (eight seasons). He is a member of the Advisory Committee for The Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards (The Shulers), the Chair of the Artists Advisory Council of ArtsATL, and a member of Arts Leaders of Metro Atlanta’s class of 2020. Clifton has cast over 100 productions in Atlanta (for Actor’s Express, Agnes Scott College, Horizon Theatre, Theatrical Outfit, True Colors Theatre Company, and others). He has directed locally with Alliance Theatre, The Atlanta Opera, and Theatrical Outfit. As an actor, Clifton has appeared locally with Alliance Theatre, Actor’s Express, Dad’s Garage, Synchronicity, and Theatrical Outfit. Regional acting highlights: Arena Stage, Berkeley Rep, California Shakespeare Theater, San Jose Rep, Weston Playhouse, Barrington Stage, and The O’Neill Center. He has appeared in numerous Atlanta-shot films, TV shows, commercials, and industrials. Education: BA in Drama, University of Georgia; MFA in Performing Arts, Savannah College of Art and Design. Clifton is originally from Iron City, GA.
NOTE: Clifton is unable to coach and tape actors for any active projects with Big Picture Casting, where he is Head of the Film and TV Division.