Prof. Anthony Abatemarco

Anthony Abatemarco

Part-time Faculty
Tony is the Co-Artistic Director of Skylight Theatre Company.  He is a graduate of the Juilliard School in Drama.  As well as an award-winning actor, director, and playwright, he is the recipient of two NEA Fellowhips, and founder of two groundbreaking intimate LA theatres.  He has directed Julie Harris on Broadway and for A&E TV, as well as directing internationally in the West End, London and in Paris.  He's made over five dozen guest appearances on television, in feature films, and in commercials.  His anthology of four produced plays, ACTION/ITEMS, published by F-Stop Books, is available at  As well as teaching acting at the USC School of Dramatic Arts for fifteen years (retired), he is now in his third decade teaching at the Emeritus program of Santa Monica College.