Ashton Schaffer is a Washington DC based singer, actor, director and theater educator. Ashton holds a Bachelor of Music in Musical Theater from The Catholic University's Rome School of Music, Drama and Art. After graduating Ashton took on the role of Education Manager and Summer Camps Director with Synetic Theater in Arlington VA where he trains students in pantomime, physical theater and ensemble based theater creation. Ashton leads residencies, professional development and theater workshops around the DMV for students of all ages. Ashton believes that everyone should have access to arts education and be able to share their stories and talents.
When not teaching Ashton has worked with notable theater companies such as: Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, Synetic Theater, NextStop Theater Company, Monumental Theater Company, Kennedy Center, InterAct Story Theater, Little Theater of Alexandria, Upper Room Theater and more.