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Tom Emmott

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November 1, 2017
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  • Actor
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Tom’s current news

Currently seeking opportunities in Minnesota theatre and film.

A film I appeared in...As You Like It, recently won the Audience Choice Award for Best Narrative Film at the Soo Film Festival.  It was screened on September 15, 2017.   Another, Thaw Of The Dead, won the Audience Choice Award at the Royal Starr Film Festivall on October 13, 2017.  See michtix.com/events/f-b06-s07/tickets.

I am currently putting the finishing touches on 2 one act plays for entry into play festivals and am finishing 2 screenplays for short film festivals.

Last summer I appeared at Hope Summer Repertory Theatre and performed the roles of Wilbur in Hairspray and Henry, the Old Actor, in The Fantasticks.  Had to take a break for prostrate cancer radiation treatments.  I'm now free and clear.  A survivor, and have been making the audition rounds.

I have appeared in approximately 90 stage plays, 42 of which were musicals. I lived and performed in Minneapolis for 12 years and have many options in terms of places to stay during rehearsals and performances.  

I have also appreared in 15 feature films but the stage is my true love.


Tom has been an actor and singer for most of his life.  During this process he also became a director and theatrical instructor.  This led to producing stage plays under the name October Journey Productions.  Tom has appeared in over 90 stage plays, 42 of which were musicals.  He has appeared in 15 feature films, several having been either nominated for or have won awards.  Favorite stage roles include Wilbur in Hairspray, Henry in The Fantasticks, Chebutykin in Three Sisters and Max in The Sign In Sidney Brusteins Window.  Tom is also a playwright and is in the process of editing 2 of his plays for entry into play festivals and potential short film scripts.  He is also a voice artist.

Tom is active in his community and is on the Steering Committee for Buckets of Rain.  The gardens in Detroit, Highland Park and Empire Michigan serve to feed the needy.  



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