Tom Truss


dancer, actor, choreogrpher, director, educator, Alexander Teacher

New Zealand School of Dance

Toi Whaakari: New Zealand School of Drama

4405 Bradley Ln
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
United States
415 342 9447

tomjtruss@gmail.com


Biography:

Tom Truss has just returned to Washington DC after living in New Zealand for the past three years where he taught at the New Zealand School of Dance and Toi Whaakari, the National School of Drama. New Zealand. Before relocating to Wellington, NZ,  Tom obtained a Master of Fine Arts degree in acting from the University of Texas at Austin as well as a Master in Fine Arts in Choreography from the University of Iowa. Prior to obtaining his post-graduate degrees Tom had a twenty year career as a dancer with various companies and as a solo artist. He also created and directed his own dance company, ran a dance studio, became certified as a teacher of the Alexander Technique and graduated from the College of Wooster with a Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance. Currently, he is looking for work and creating work in the DMV area.



Movement Specialties:

Action Theatre

Alexander Technique

Alignment/Release Work

Anatomy/Injury Prevention

Authentic Movement

Bodymind/Somatics

Bodywork

Choreography

Composition

Contact Improvisation

Creative Dramatics

Creativity/Focus

Dance

Devised Theatre

Healing/Subtle Energies

Improvisation/Theatre Games

Laban/Bartenieff

Meditation

Movement and Dance Therapy

Movement for Singers

Movement for the Actor

Musical Theatre

Performance Art

Physical Characterization

Physical Theatre

Pilates

Solo Performance

Suzuki

Viewpoints

Yoga



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