Storm Thomas is a black-mixed trans/gnc writer, drummer and
…from Los Angeles who plays many instruments (drums, guitar, piano, mandolin, midi, etc.) and writes experimental, process-based, afro-futurist musicals: Notes on the Past (Trans Theater Fest), Ancient Future (in-house production, Polyphone Festival), and Be Like Bone (in progress). Storm is a co-founder of the performance collective Theater, But Dance. MFA, Sarah Lawrence College; undergraduate, UC Santa Cruz & CUNY Empire State. Proud member of Rainbow Theater & The African American Theater Arts Troupe (UCSC). Teaching: Black Musical Theater (Uarts, Playwrights/NYU), Music for Performance (Playwrights/NYU), New Musical Theater Lab beg. & adv (Uarts), Theater of the Oppressed NYC (Red Hook, Housing Works), Dreamyard (Musical Theater Factory). Dramaturgy: Orchid Receipt Service (Theater Mitu), Guys and Dolls (Uarts), Noise (The Public Theater, workshop). Workshops: Elementary Spacetime Show (Ars Nova), Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again. (Soho Rep), The Temple (Phreak and Queer Festival, PhilaMOCA), Merced de Papel (Vox Theater Festival, Dartmouth College), Parade Ground (Fresh Ground Pepper). Performances: Heather Christian’s Animal Wisdom Album Recording, Streep Show (Connelly Theater), Individual World Poetry Slam (Finals Stage), The Skin of Our Teeth (TFANA), Futurity (Soho Rep/Ars Nova), Obie Awards 2017, Lexus Verses & Flow Season 3 Episode 1 feat. Jill Scott, guest speaker at The Immersive Design Summit on Participation and Agency (Associate Director, The Universe is a Small Hat). Storm is currently in residence with Musical Theater Factory Cohort II.
- Off Broadway
- NYC/Tri-State Area
Interested in touring?
- Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
- Theatrical Composer (Music only)
- Theatrical Lyricist
My Primary Instrument
- Guitar - acoustic