Ron Stacker Thompson has been a producer on such diverse films as “A Rage In Harlem, “Deep Cover,” “The Cemetery Club,” “Sister Act 2” and “Hoodlum.” He has worked with such stellar talent as Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Laurence Fishburne, Ellen Burstyn, Danny Glover, Christina Ricci, Jeff Goldblum and Andy Garcia. He is also an award-winning TV and film writer and producer.
It is in theatre where Thompson developed his unique ability to successfully blend all aspects of his talents. As founder and Artistic Director of the Oakland Ensemble Theatre he produced and directed over fifty plays, many of which he wrote.
Thompson has always been deeply involved in education, teaching subjects ranging from literature and poetry, urban and ethnic studies to speech, theatre, dance and multi-cultural philosophy. He is presently a professor at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, where he is chair of the Screenwriting Discipline.