Originally from Iron City, Georgia, Clifton Guterman is an Atlanta casting director, director and teacher. He’s formerly served for four seasons as the Alliance Theatre’s Artistic Assistant, as Casting Director and National New Play Network Producer in Residence at Actor’s Express, and as Associate Artistic Director and Casting Director for eight seasons of Atlanta’s second-oldest professional theatre, Theatrical Outfit.
Clifton is also a member of the Advisory Committee for The Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards (The Shulers). He chairs the Artist Advisory Council, is a contributing writer for ArtsATL, and was in the Arts Leaders of Metro Atlanta’s class of 2020. Clifton has directed locally with Alliance Theatre, The Atlanta Opera, and Theatrical Outfit. He’s further cast productions for Actor’s Express, Agnes Scott College, Horizon Theatre, Theatrical Outfit, and True Colors Theatre Company.
As an actor, Clifton has appeared locally on multiple Off-Broadway stages and has many top regional theatre acting credits to his name. He has appeared in several Atlanta-filmed movies, TV shows and commercials. Clifton holds a BA in Drama from the University of Georgia and an MFA in Performing Arts from the Savannah College of Art and Design.
He and his husband Chad live in Cabbagetown.