Paxton Grey Farrar was born in Seattle, Washington. He attended Seattle’s Roosevelt High School, immersing himself in the school’s nationally renowned music and drama programs, playing in the symphonic and marching bands, and acting, writing and directing theatre shows. As a junior His one act play Making Babies was a winner of the 2009 Baker’s Plays High School Playwriting Competition. It is published by Samuel French. During his senior year, Paxton wrote and produced the first act of an original musical. He also founded the Ten Man Brass Band, which remains one of the major bands in the Seattle brass scene.
Paxton attended New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts for Film and Television, where he pursued his passion for creating story. He graduated in 2014 receiving a BFA, with honors. While at NYU, Paxton was awarded the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Production Grant for his short script, Starry Night. The film has been to over a dozen festival, winning multiple awards.
For all his artistic pursuits, his first passion was rockets, space and all the technology contained therein. Later, he intends to combine love of art and science into a life well-lived.