Tom is an Actor/Writer/Director/Dramaturg/Philosopher living in Melbourne.
Acting credits include Frankenstein in Love (Melbourne Fringe 2011) Wind in the willows; A Weasel’s Tale (Melbourne Fringe, 2012) Romeo and Juliet (Directed by Mark Wilson) The Ministry (Kin Collective, Best Live Art Winner, Melbourne Fringe 2015) and Slaughterhouse Five (Adapted by Fleur Kilpatrick, 2016).
He is a co-founder of A_tistic (2015), a company dedicated to telling neurodiverse stories, and developing an Autistic Aesthetic on the stage, with the goal of developing empathy for neurodiverse humans. In 2015, he was part of the Malthouse Provocateurs Program, through which he was able to engage with theatre creators and producers in the Melbourne, including being a performer in Nicola Gunn’s A Social Service (Malthouse 2016). A_tistic’s first devised production, Them Aspies, had two sell out season at Monash Uni Student theatre in 2014 and 2015, which Tom Co-directed.
Tom’s first full length play, Pinocchio Restrung, debuted in the 2016 Melbourne Fringe festival. Tom has also worked as a Dramaturg on Genius (St Martins, as part of the Festival of Live art (FOLA)). An extract of Tom’s work The Fog in their Eyes was selected as part of BetaFest (Lonely Company) earlier this year. Tom also directed OXAGEN’s production of Twelve Angry Jurors In May of 2017.