Thomas Curran grew up in Bristol, RI. He began his formal ballet training with Vera Kurmusheva and Zhanat Baidaralin at Ballet Prestige in Barrington, RI. In 2018 he graduated from Butler University with a Batchelor of Fine Arts degree in Ballet Performance. While attending Butler he performed in several featured roles in The Nutcracker (Arabian Principal, Snow King, Flower Cavalier), Swan Lake (Russian Soloist), and Sleeping Beauty (Waltz Soloist), as well as premiering new contemporary works (Midwinter Dance Festival).
With visions of sugar plums dancing in their heads, dozens of hopeful children auditioned for The Nutcracker Presented by Frisch’s Big Boy Young Performers cast. What an amazing day for these talented dancers! Thank you to everyone who participated in this year. Here’s a peek inside our studios during the auditions.