About Tom


Tom holds a BFA in Musical Theatre.  Aside from being a performer, he is a composer, writer, teacher and musical director.  His musical “Ain’t Missin’ Dinner!” has been performed in NYC and regionally. Tom has worked extensively in cabarets in New York City. His solo cabaret act “Fun and Games” was chosen as a top ten cabaret act the year it was performed. 

 He is director and owner of The Dickens Victorian Carollers, www.Carollers.com.  He has been invited to sing, with his group, at the White House for Four Administrations... The Reagan’s, Bush’s, Clinton’s, and President and Mrs. Obama’s first Christmas in The White House.  

He was Musical Director of the original production  of “Hiroshima” (music by Yoko Ono) which won the Kennedy Center Award for Best American Play. 

 He is a founding member, and on the board of directors of The Oxford-Shakespeare Theatre, www.osctheatre.org.   He is happy to have been musical director and teacher for the National Theatre Workshop of the Handicapped for three years. Tom lives in New York City.   He can also be seen in National print ads and is represented by BMG Models and the Avalon Commercial Agency.

Tom is also a playwright. His Spoon River Project is performed regionally. It is an original adaptation of The Spoon River Anthology by Edgar Lee Masters.  It is a theatre piece with music. It was written to be performed outdoors at night in a cemetery, but is being produced in traditional theatres all over the country.   It had it’s New York City Premier, June 2011, at the historic Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn and the show was featured on the cover of the NY Times Arts Section. It is published by Playscripts and represented by The Barbara Hogenson Agency NYC.  Parts of The Spoon River Project can are published in Actor's Choice: Monologues for Women, Volume 2, also published by Playscripts.

The Barbara Hogenson Agency also represents Tom’s work as a theatre Director.

Tom recently taught for many years at Brooklyn College in it’s Preparatory Center, where he taught classes in Musical Theatre, Cabaret Performance, Acting and had a private voice studio.  

                                                           Tom Andolora is a proud member of the NYS Singing Teachers Association and a member of the Dramatists’ Guild of American.

He has also spent fourteen summers teaching Musical Theatre Workshops for high school students in Chautauqua, New York.