Artistic Director – Post Playhouse
Director – Always…Patsy Cline, The Drowsy Chaperone
Tom is the Producing Artistic Director for the Post Playhouse at Fort Robinson State Park in Nebraska and is an Associate Professor for the BFA Music Theatre Program at Florida State University. Most recently at the Post Playhouse, Tom has directed Grease, Broadway Gold: a Cabaret, Pump Boys & Dinnettes, The Wizard of Oz, Nunsense, Always…Patsy Cline, Hello, Dolly!, Oklahoma!, South Pacific, and Guys and Dolls, and at Florida State, he has directed The Drowsy Chaperone, How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, On The Town, Hair, The Rocky Horror Show and Sweeney Todd and music directed Spring Awakening, Jesus Christ Superstar, Spelling Bee, RENT, Into The Woods, The Man of LaMancha, and Urinetown. Tom has also directed for theatres such as the Centennial Theatre Festival in Connecticut, Seaside Music Theatre in Daytona Beach, FL, The Lost Colony in Manteo, North Carolina, and the Bigfork Musical Theatre in Montana. His work has also taken him to Zug, Switzerland and to St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Tom is also the former Head of the Music Theatre Department at Illinois Wesleyan University, where he taught acting, directing, and musical theatre courses. Some additional directing/music directing credits include Chicago, 42nd Street, A New Brain, and A Man of No Importance. Other professional credits include You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown!, Lucky Stiff, The Fantasticks!, Crazy for You, Grease, Little Shop of Horrors, and Fiddler on the Roof. He is also a member of The Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers.