ACTOR | PLAYWRIGHT |PRODUCER
ACTOR | DIRECTOR
Aaron Leventman attended Columbia University’s Graduate School for film where his thesis screenplay was given a professional reading at the Union Square Theatre in Manhattan. He moved to Santa Fe from Provincetown after his involvement as a writer/director/actor with the Provincetown Theatre Company. When living in Santa Fe, he performed with most of the local theatre companies in both classics and original plays. He’s also appeared in industrials, commercials, short films, and features and is currently represented by Phirgun Mair Worldwide.
Aaron has enjoyed over 30 productions of his plays all over the country, many of which are published and available on Amazon.com. He co-produced an evening of his own short works titled Almost Adults that met with tremendous acclaim including the Mayor declaring LGBT Theatre Day in Santa Fe on opening night for the first time in the city’s history. His recent play Blanche in a Wheelchair was a finalist for the Samuel French OOB One Act Play Festival and the Secret Theatre’s One Act Factor, both in New York. He is currently the producer of a monthly online LGBTQ+ short play reading series through his company Almost Adults Productions which has been bringing together talent and audiences from all over the world. He is also a current member of the Dramatists Guild. Check out his plays on the New Play Exchange.
Aaron is also a playwriting, screenwriting, acting, and film history instructor at Santa Fe Community College and Renesan for Lifelong Learning. He was also the Head of Programming for the Santa Fe Film Festival from 2012-2018 and the program consultant for the Albuquerque Film and Music Experience in 2012. He will be a part of the virtual South by Southwest mentoring program in March of 2021. He was proud to have been recently chosen as a fan guest host on Turner Classic Movies, in conversation with TCM host Alicia Malone about the 80s classic Crossing Delancey. Aaron was selected to be the Artist of the Month for The Artists Forum. Click here to read the interview with founder Amos White.