Inspired by Baryshnikov and Fred Astaire, Tom began dance classes at age 4.  At 17 he signed his first contract with Richmond Ballet.  By 25 he was a principal dancer with Ballet West.  In 2016 he toured the US with Christopher Wheeldon's 4x Tony Award Winning musical "An American in Paris."  In 2019 he was named Ballet Master for Madison Ballet.  Now based in Chicago, Tom has developed into an insightful teacher & creative choreographer. From ballet to Broadway he's done it all and the next generation is benefitting from his expertise.