Patrick Thornton has worked as an Actor and Director in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles.
Acting credits include For Peter Pan On Her 70th Birthday at Shattered Globe Theatre directed by Jessica Thebus,
Jerusalem at Profiles Theatre directed by Joe Jahraus, and Bloodhound Laws at City Lit Theatre directed by Terry McCabe. He has also appeared in Blissfield and Greetings at Victory Gardens Theatre, both Directed by Dennis Zacek. At the Artistic Home, he has performed in Street Scene, Angel City, In The Shadow Of The Glenn, and Waiting For Lefty. Also, Hello and Goodbye and Saved at The Mirror Image Theatre Company, Summer Brave at American Blues Theatre Directed By Ed Blatchford, Anna Christie at The Next Theatre, A Taste of Ireland at The Ireland 32 Players. You Move Me, Pieces Of Eight, Written and Directed by Dan Castellaneta. Lysistrata 2411 A.D. Directed by Dale Calandra.
Directing credits include The Jefferson Award nominated Five Women Wearing The Same Dress, CCX by Jim Lynch at The Rivendell Theatre, Not Even A Train, Overpass, Middle Kingdom, Night, Hard Stuff, Tarzan, Lynette at 3A.M., Park Boys, Teddy Ballgame, and others. Film and T.V. credits include "Calling It Quits," "The Mambo Kings," "Jack and Mike," "The Untouchables," and "Early Edition." Patrick was a long time student of legendary acting instructor and Meisner protege Ed Kaye-Martin.