MFA, Acting, University of Southern California
MFA, Performance Pedagogy, Loyola Marymount University
BFA, Abilene Christian University
Survey of Theatre
Areas of Focus
Thomas Chavira is an actor/educator/producer from Fort Worth, Texas. He holds a BFA from Abilene Christian University, an MFA in Acting the University of Southern California, and an MFA in Performance Pedagogy from Loyola Marymount University. He has performed in theatres all across Southern California and his Film/TV credits include SHAMELESS and the feature film BENEATH US.
As a producer, his work has nominations and wins from the L.A. Stage Alliance (Best Production of an Intimate Theatre for 33 Variations and Violet). Other production credits include Dancing at Lughnasa, The Man Who Came to Dinner, Spinning Into Butter, and The Sweetest Swing in Baseball.
As an educator, Thomas is interested in the expanding the work of French theatre practitioner Jacques Lecoq and highlighting stories from Hispanic and Latino authors.