Tom Truss

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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