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My name is Anthony Thornton. I am a Professional Comedian. I do both stand-up and inprov comedy in Arizona. I am also a published poet.

Profile Summary:
Stand-Up Comedy Gilbert, AZ
Improv Comedy Gilbert, AZ
Creative Writing Gilbert, AZ
Acting Gilbert, AZ
More About Me
Making people laugh, teaching workshops, writing
Work Experience:
Acting Experience:
- Much Ado About Nothing - Watchman
- This is a Test - Evan
- Class Action - Robby
- Also acted in several student written one-acts

- Stand-up at The Comedy Spot in Scottsdale, AZ
- Opened up for Last Comic Standing's Ralph Harris
- Current member of professional Improv Troupe NCT (National Comedy Theater)

- Published several Poems in national anthologys
- Wrote/Directed 2 one-act plays
- Invincible (Drama)
- That's Funny To Me (Comedy)
- High School Theater (Marcos de Niza H.S. Tempe, AZ) - Patrick McChesney/Sarah Hahs - 4 years - Studied Acting, Writing, and Technical

- College Theater (Mesa Community College Mesa, AZ) - Kevin Dressler/Kara Thompson/Lyn Dutson - 1 year (in progress) - Studied Acting and Technical Theater
Organizations / Affilations:
National Comedy Theater
Anthony Thornton is located in Gilbert, AZ and has the following skills: Stand-Up Comedy, Improv Comedy, Creative Writing, Acting
Talent, Acting / Drama, Writing / Journalism
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My Skills

Stand-Up Comedy

Category: Talent
I'm a professional Stand-up comic. I mostly work at The Comedy Spot in Scottsdale, AZ but have played other venues. Recently opened up for Ralph Harris (Last Comic Standing, Evan Almighty, Dreamgirls).
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 2

Improv Comedy

Category: Talent
I am a current member of National Comedy Theater, a professional improv theater. NCT is a show where two teams of 3 or 4 that are pitted against eachother. Games are played based off of audience suggestion.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 3

Creative Writing

Category: Writing / Journalism
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 5


Category: Acting / Drama
Being able to tap into emotions to make an audience cry but also have the timing and physicality to make them erupt in laughter.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 14