"Thomas Choinacky is a dance machine." -Philadelphia Weekly
Thomas is a performance artist based in Philadelphia, USA.
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He has been making new performances in Philadelphia since 2007. His solos include Magnitude and Thomas is Titanic, which was granted the Jilline Ringle Couple of Bucks Fund. The Washington Post named Thomas is Titanic an Editor’s Pick. Thomas has been awarded artist residencies at Kultuuritehas Polymer in Tallinn, Estonia and at Elsewhere in Greensboro, North Carolina. He is a company member of the experimental theatre company Applied Mechanics, which creates immersive, parallel narrative performance. He has acted and co- written each production, including the Pussy Riot-inspired We Are Bandits.
He has trained with Jonathan Burrows, Alice Chauchat, Company of Wolves (in Scotland), and Tim Miller. Additionally, he has taught at Headlong Performance Institute and ad hoc classes/workshops at University of the Arts, Bryn Mawr College, Haverford College, Microsoft Headquarters, Turner Broadcasting, among others.