Students on stage performing Marisol

Neil Totton

Pace University's Actors Studio Drama School staff member Neil Totton

Neil Totton
Manager of Professional Development

Neil Totton is a multidisciplinary video, performance and theater artist who creates highly-energetic experiences grounded in sensibilities that speak to the issues of our times. His recent works, including Wait For Today, Trouble Of The World, The Fit Prince of New York, Becoming Relevant, and Slave For Love have been developed or featured at Denton Black Film Festival, The Social Distancing Festival sponsored by the General Consulate of Canada, JCC Harlem, New World Stages, Lululemon Hub 17, The inHEIRtence Project, The GloveboXX Collective and Easton Mountain Music Festival.

He has performed leading roles in the musicals Hairspray, A Chorus Line, and The Color Purple. Danced as a guest artist with the Ballet Black in London UK, Walkerdance in New York, and Arthur Aviles BAAD Dance Theater. He choreographed the Sing Harlem Gospel Choir's "America's Got Talent" performance and served as the assistant choreographer for the North American and International Tours of “Aida” and “Jazz A’La Carte'' at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem.

He has appeared in The New York Times, Men's Journal, and was selected as one of New York Magazine’s Top 10 Trainers for his work in the fitness industry. He has studied at HB Studios, Steps on Broadway, the William Esper Studio, Gotham’s Writers Workshop, the International Center of Photography, and the Electronic Music Collective. He most recently release his debut EP “Movin On” on all streaming platforms.