Thom Pasculli is an actor, writer, and director currently based in Chicago. Most recently he directed a production of Kate Mulley's play The Reluctant Lesbian at Dartmouth College, he was the assistant director for Hot L Baltimore at Steppenwolf Theatre, and the movement director for Amahl and the Night Visitors at Avery Fisher Hall in New York’s Lincoln Center. He worked for three years as a company member of Double Edge Theatre in MA, one of the only laboratory theaters in the United States. Before training with Double Edge, Pasculli studied with Eugenio Barba and the Odin Teatret in Denmark, and at the Grotowski Center in Poland.
Pasculli has developed and produced new works and programs based on his physical training, including The Savannah Theatre Project, a three-month performance exchange for international artists in South Africa; Street Theatre, a two-month training and performance program for high school students as part of the Colorado Festival of World Theatre; and The Village, a traveling ensemble performance in New York City.
Recent performances include Spectacle Lunatique (Redmoon Theatre, Chicago), Double Edge Theatre’s the UnPossessed (The Kennedy Center, Washington D.C.); Freedom! and The Sticky End of Make-Believe (Hilton Arts Festival in South Africa, New York City Fringe Festival); Ageless: Festuge (Hostlebro, Demark) and Se Questo E un Uomo (Moscow Art School Studio).
Pasculli is a recipient of two Princess Grace Awards, the Dartmouth General Grant, and the David Birney Award for Excellence in Theatre Arts.