TOM TRUSS (Jaxton) WAM Theatre: debut Dance: Tom toured with the Liz Lerman/Dance Exchange(’89-’93), ran his own dance company (’94-’01), was a community artist at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival (’94-’99) and taught at American Dance Festival (’93-’98). Education: MFA in Acting from the University of Texas, MFA in Choreography from the University of Iowa and a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from the College of Wooster. He is an AmSAT certified teacher of the Alexander Technique. Awards: Best Choreography – Austin Critics Table Awards (HAIR), Best Actor- Austin Critics Table Awards (The Idiot), Best Actor Nominee- B. Iden Payne Awards (The Idiot). Et Cetera: Currently Tom has a podcast with his nephew called Ask Your Gay Uncle. He is also creating a solo show called Behind the Tapestry that examines how a family finds resilience when tragedy strikes, and is devising a multimedia evening length duet called ReWritten about the love relationship between Nathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville.
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