Directing - DESIGNING - writing - producing 

When Nathan Shelton founded ARCANE, he set out to bring together a cabal of like-minded creatives who share a passion for all things dark, twisted, and mysterious.  Together, the artists of ARCANE create numerous stage, screen, live event, and audio productions as well as design and fabrication of specialty makeup effect, masks, & props for industry and consumer applications.  


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The Frightmare Theatre Podcast is a horror anthology series from ARCANE.  Each episode listeners are invited to join host, Doctor Necropolis, and the rest of the Frightmare Theatre team, as they introduce a variety of suspenseful stories that are sure to send shivers down your spine!

Time to turn down lights and turn up the TERROR with THE FRIGHTMARE THEATRE PODCAST!

Welcome to Veritas. It is an old place. A place with a long memory. A city of shadows and hidden terrors long forgotten by the modern world of 1931. But some things in the shadows are best left forgotten...

SHADOW BOUND is an internationally-award-winning silent horror web series, from ARCANE.

Podcast Interviews & Appearances 


 Role Playing Public Radio 


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 Alley Chats 


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CLASSES & Services 

Nathan regularly teaches workshops/classes in acting, SFX makeup design, directing, and writing throughout the country, (including Northwestern University's International Film Summer Program, The Film Camp in Katy Texas, and Missouri State University).  Nathan also regularly works as a consultant with aspiring writers, film & theatre producers, and up-and-coming FX artists. 


His services as a Writer/FX Artist/ Director/ Designer/ Consultant are available year round.  


For more information and quotes for services and classes/workshops, please contact Nathan Shelton directly from this site.