Initial PGF Award: Acting Honoraria, 2008
Thom Pasculli is an actor and theater-maker focused on international collaborations, physical and improvisational study, and cultural dialogue. Now in Chicago, Pasculli recently worked as Tina Landau's assistant director at Steppenwolf Theater as part of a Princess Grace residency, and he is currently working with Redmoon Theater. In New York, Pasculli will again be the movement director for the opera Amahl and the Night Visitors performed at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center. Previous to these projects Pasculli was a company member of Double Edge Theatre, an international performance and research center in Ashfield, MA. In 2007 he created The Savannah Theatre Project, a three-month performance tour, symposium and exchange for artists in the United States and South Africa.
Recent performances include Double Edge Theatre’s the UnPossessed (The Kennedy Center); Freedom! and The Sticky End of Make-Believe (Hilton Arts Festival, South Africa; New York City Fringe Festival); and Se Questo un Uomo (Moscow Art School Studio). Street theater performances include Festuge week at the Odin Teatret in Hostlebro, Denmark; the Colorado Festival of World Theatre in Colorado Springs, CO; and original work in New York City.
Thom is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the Eugene O’Neill National Theater Institute and is a resident artist with Odyssey Productions.