TOM O'CONNOR became a member of Theatre Nohgaku in 2006. He has performed in several TN projects, including tours to Asia, Europe, and regionally within the U.S. After training primarily as an actor, O'Connor created original roles for choreographers and dance-theatre artists including Maureen Fleming, John Giffin, and Rick Wamer, performing in New York, London, Edinburgh, Milan, and in regional venues within the United States. In addition to performing, O’Connor has adapted several original physical theatre works, and also has professional credits as a director and choreographer. Currently, O’Connor serves as managing director for Theatre Nohgaku, and is an associate professor of acting and physical theatre performance for the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television.