Tom Reing


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  • M.A. (Theatre), Villanova University

Curriculum Vitae

Tom has been directing theatre in Philadelphia since shortly after receiving his MA in Theatre from Villanova University. As Founder and Artistic Director for Inis Nua Theatre Company, he has presented five American premieres (Tadhg Stray Wandered In, Trad, Skin Deep, The Early Bird and Dublin by Lamplight), as well as six Philadelphia premieres. Apart from Inis Nua, Tom has directed Eugene O’Brien’s Eden (Brat) and Brian Friel’s Molly Sweeney (Amaryllis). An accomplished educator, Reing has worked for the Abbey Theatre in Education and for Rainbow Arts in Belfast. He is the recipient of an Independence Fellowship in the Arts, a MidAtlantic Arts Fellowship and Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Playwriting Fellowship. In addition to teaching at West Chester University, Tom teaches theatre and arts in learning at Temple University and also directs at La Salle University. Tom received two Barrymore Awards for Outstanding Arts in Education for his past programs at InterAct Theatre.