MFA, Acting, Southern Methodist University
Faculty member since 2000
Thom is an Adjunct Professor of Theatre at Coastal Carolina University. He has an MFA from Southern Methodist University and has appeared regionally at Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheatre in Chillicothe, Ohio; Trustus in Columbia, South Carolina; the Dallas Theater Center, Kitchen Dog Theatre, the Shakespeare Festival of Dallas, Theatre Three and WaterTower Theater in Dallas, Texas; and the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
A certifiable Shakespeare freak, Thom received a prestigious 2000 Leon Rabin Award nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his portrayal of the villain Iago in Othello. Thom is committed to arts education and believes in the power of the arts to enrich and revitalize a community. As the Managing Director of Atlantic Stage, he hopes to contribute to the growth of an artistic tradition here on the Grand Strand.