J.T. Arbogast is a Los Angeles-based writer/producer and actor. Prior to arriving in Los Angeles, J.T. spent four years as the Associate Director of the critically acclaimed National Comedy Theatre in New York, of which he was also an original cast member. In 2008, J.T. also produced the highly successful production of Love Jerry as a part of the New York Musical Theatre Festival (4 Best of Fest awards and 3 Talkin’ Broadway Summer Citation Awards). As an actor, J.T. has been seen in all mediums including film (When In Rome), TV (“30 Rock”), web (“Puppy Love”, “Office 2010: The Movie”) and on stage across the country. In addition to his work as Assoc. Director at NCT, J.T. also served as a lead facilitator for WITS Teambuilding, an improv comedy based corporate training program. He holds a B.A. from Penn State University and an M.F.A. from the University of Texas at Austin.
Together with Kim Dilts, JT developed, budgeted, staffed, funded, and managed the pre-production, production, post-production, and distribution of an independent feature film. Currently being distributed by Gravitas Ventures, Angel’s Perch utilized crowd-sourcing for all aspects of production, including distribution (via the theatrical crowd-sourcing platform Tugg.com).
Kim and JT are currently in post-production for their second feature, Auld Lang Syne, which they crowdfunded on Seed&Spark (www.seedandspark.com/studio/auld-lang-syne).