Tom Andolora was born and raised in Jamestown, NY and lives in NYC. He holds a BFA in Musical Theatre. Aside from being a writer, he is a composer, teacher, pianist, performer, and musical director. He has worked extensively in cabarets in New York City and on the entire East Coast.
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: including the Reagan, Bush, Clinton, and just last Christmas 2009 at 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 1997.
He is a founding member and has been on the board of directors of The Oxford Shakespeare Theatre. He is happy to have been musical director and teacher for the National Theatre Workshop of the Handicapped for three years.
Tom is currently on the staff at Brooklyn College in its Preparatory Center, where he teaches classes in Musical Theatre, Cabaret Performance, Acting, and has a private voice studio. He is a member of The Dramatists Guild and the NY State Singing Teachers Association. You can find out more about him at www.tomandolora.com.