Tommy Scrivens (he/him)
Tommy is a Florida native, where he trained at New Tampa Dance Theatre. He graduated from The Ohio State University with a BFA in dance performance in 2005. While training, he has had the opportunity to work with many world-renowned choreographers and dancers. Tommy has performed with Columbus Dance Theater Contemporary Ballet Company, in the United Kingdom tour of Tap Fusion, as a guest artist with BalletMet, Columbus, Collide, and Parsons Dance. Later in his concert dance career, he danced with dre.dance, Nicholas Andre Dance, marInspired, and Kristin SudeikisDance. In addition to company work, Tommy has been featured in several movies, musicals, and TV shows. Recent highlights are the movie The Big Gay Musical, City Center Encores’ production of Where’s Charley? and Fiorello and the premier of Rosie O’Donnell’s return to primetime TV on The Rosie Show, featured on the OWN network. He has had the honor of working with the Verdon/Fosse Estate on archiving the legendary work of Bob Fosse and is a principal member of American Dance Machine for the 21st Century. Most recently Tommy performed in the pre-Broadway run of the new musical Roman Holiday in San Francisco and appeared in the FX show Fosse/Verdon, starring Michelle Williams and Sam Rockwell.
As a choreographer and teacher, Tommy has worked all over the world including Brazil, China, and Russia. He has worked with performers of all ages and ranges including professional, pre-professional, students with intellectual and physical disabilities, students with autism, and blind students. In the United States, he has been privileged to teach at Peridance, Broadway Dance Center, Steps on Broadway, The Ohio State University, Adelphi University, Manhattanville College, Marymount Manhattan College, and many dance studios across the nation. Throughout his career, Tommy has been an assistant choreographer for shows like Motown the Musical, the Miss Florida Pageant, and several shows from the New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF). Most recently, he assisted the director and choreographer for the North Shore’s Smokey Joe’s Cafe and the 2022 Jimmy Awards and was movement director for the original play The SupaDupa Kid at Barrington Stages. Tommy is an adjunct professor at Marymount Manhattan College’s Musical Theatre program. He was just named the inaugural Legacy Teacher for ADM21 and a protégé with the Verdon/Fosse Legacy LLC.