Stephen Tonti is a freelance writer, director, and public speaker based in Los Angeles, CA. He was born in New Orleans, raised in Dallas, and holds a B.F.A. in Directing from Carnegie Mellon University.
Stephen has worked for various companies involved in Film, Theatre, or Music production: HEARST Media Group, Roundabout Theatre Company, The Wild Honey Pie, Manhattan Theatre Club, Lincoln Center, Dallas Theatre Center, LAUNCH Presents: TBD Fest, and Hooke Audio. He has assisted producers Jacob Jaffke and Paula Wagner, director Katherine Brook, and artistic director Kevin Moriarty.
Stephen has had his work presented on Style of Sound, Brooklyn Vegan, Billboard, at Shot For Shot film festival, Roundabout Theatre Company's Spring Gala, Playground: A Festival of New Work, and The Wild Honey Pie.
Stephen is the Co-Founder of Vin Fiz Productions and the ADHD Coaching company Attention Different. Most recently, he founded his own production company called New Krewe Productions.
Stephen also travels giving a talk about growing up with ADHD titled "Growing Up Attention Different." In 2013 he spoke at TEDx Carnegie Mellon. That speech is on YouTube and has since gathered almost One Million views.
Stephen also loves beer...
... like, a lot.