Thom R. is a TV, Film, Theatre & Voice Actor who has worked in LA & NY and at theatres all over the country. He spent 3 seasons with The Oregon Shakespeare Festival, has worked with DC Shakespeare, Yale Rep, Cincinnati Playhouse, Colorado & Alabama Shakespeare Festivals, among many others.
He has taught at UC Irvine, OSF, The Acting Co., NY Film Academy, EMAS Meisner Studio in LA as well as workshops & Masterclasses all over the country.
He has over 20 TV & film credits, most recently as Javier on NEW GIRL.
Taught Scene Study, Text Analysis and Theatre History to a wide range of international students
Teaching students how to integrate their Meisner training into on camera audition & performance
Created lesson plans for students from middle school through college
Physical/vocal warm-up, physical exploration, physical transformation
Shakespearian text analysis: verse, word choice, imagery, clarity
Create and implement syllabi for on-camera audition technique, business of acting, scene study, monologues, and text analysis classes
Guide students through differing techniques used for on-camera vs theatrical choices
Immerse students in script analysis and how it applies to moment-to-moment work in scenes
Create a concise program to prepare students to begin/recharge their careers
One on one intensive consultation work with students
Design and run workshops with students ranging in age from middle school through college
Focus on movement, ensemble building, creative improvisation, textual imagery
Vocal and physical exploration
Taught undergraduate acting courses in Scene Study, text Analysis and History of World Theatre
SAG-AFTRA represents approximately 160,000 actors, announcers, broadcast journalists, dancers, DJs, news writers, news editors, program hosts, puppeteers, recording artists, singers, stunt performers, voiceover artists and other media professionals. SAG-AFTRA members are the faces and voices that entertain and inform America and the world. With national offices in Los Angeles and New York, and local offices nationwide, SAG-AFTRA members work together to secure the strongest protections for media artists into the 21st century and beyond.
Actors' Equity Association, founded in 1913, is the labor union that represents more than 49,000 Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Equity seeks to advance, promote and foster the art of live theatre as an essential component of our society.