Thomas Alan Taylor, Instructor
Tom is as a true lifer to the town of Davenport, as well as to the theatre. Locally grown in a loving family, he started off by performing at 1st Presbyterian Church where he was lucky enough to be bitten by the theatre bug while surrounded by fun, loving friends and encouraging artist. He is fortunate to now be assisting a fantastic Junior Theatre team in providing the same experience for the youth of today and tomorrow, where he has worked as an instructor for camps and class sessions, as a stage manager and props designer, and as a director for Treasure Island and summer rep tours.
Tom is currently continuing his education at the University of Iowa where he is pursuing a B.A. in Theatre Arts as well as an Arts Entrepreneurial Certificate. In his time there thus far he has performed as an actor in 5 World Premiere Plays while also Directing 2 World Premieres. Thanks indirectly to Iowa’s fantastic writing program, a passion for original work has developed in him.
Since graduating from High School, Tom has performed in various mediums in the QC including on stage at Circa ‘21 and The Speakeasy, and on screen for Fourth Wall Films and other various commercials. However his true artistic home for acting lies in his work at the QC Theatre Workshop. There Tom is proud to have been a part of a top notch group of founding artists, and has since directed How I Learned to Drive and had lead roles in Red, Private Eyes, boom, A Steady Rain, The Pillowman and the World Premiere of A Green River by Aaron Randolph the III, directed by Daniel DP Sheridan. A Green River eventually continued on to compete in the American College Theatre Festival, and in which Tom was awarded Outstanding Actor in a Leading Role from the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Tom is also currently a Managing Intern at the QC Theatre Workshop.