Thom Fogarty's Bio

THOM FOGARTY is the Artistic Director of 360repco, a repertory theatre company based in New York City.  He has been active in NYC's downtown performance scene since graduated from the OSU Dept. of Dance in 1977, appearing in and creating dance works with Anna Leo, Timothy Buckley, Alice Farley, Jane Comfort, Ping Chong, Tamar Rogoff, and theatre productions with Joseph Chaikin (The Open Theater), Paul Zimet (The Talking Band), Otraband, Judson Poets Theater, DV8 Physical Theatre (London), and H.M. Koutoukas (Dead at Sea, based on Mr. Koutoukas' journal entries). Since changing his focus in 2010, from dance to directing, he has directed:  Moments And Lemons by Fred Giacinto (Theatre for the New City); Bad Connections? by Michael Levesque (The Bridge and The Cell NYC, the 2011 Edmonton, 2011 Hollywood, 2012 Orlando and 2012 Toronto Fringe Festivals and Rochecter, NY); Cross Hatch ( a staged reading at Judson Church) by Peter Mercurio; Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl (The Bridge); Hell Is Where The Heart Is (Gene Frankel Theater), by Melissa Skirboll for the Planet Connections Festival (which received 3 nominations for acting, as well as his win for Outstanding Lighting Design); In The Name Of God by Peter Cohen (Judson Church, NYC); Desdemona: A Play About A Handkerchief  by Paula Vogel (The Bridge, NYC); Being Heard by Lulu Fogarty (Dixon Place, United Solo Festival, Theater Row NYC and Syracuse University); MargOH! Channing is TIPSY! and MargOH! Sings The Booze (Duplex and Dixon Place); Ten Tall Tales About The Men I Love  (which he adapted from a short story by Ronn Smith), at Judson Memorial Church as a fundraiser for The Ali Forney Center, and The Artifacts and The Mentee, both by Steven Fechter (The Bridge).  This past year he was permitted to adapt Lillian Smith’s Strange Fruit, and receiving the rights to make it public for the first time since 1945 and it’s one and only Broadway run, A Tavola – A Performance by Elke Solomon and  Lillian Smith Being Heard by Lulu Fogarty (both at Judson Church). In 2014 he created The Carole Bayer Sager Project: Project One, which was performed in The Loft at Judson and The Duplex Cabaret.  This August, he will direct the World Premiere of Steven Fechter’s Lancelot. 

He is an Associate Member of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC) and member of the Drama League.

** Member of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.