Astoria Performing Arts Center

Tom served as the Artistic Director of APAC from 2008-2014.

The Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC), a not-for-profit organization, was founded in 2001 with a mission to bring high quality theater to Astoria, Queens, and to support local youth and senior citizens. On its mainstage, APAC produces revivals of plays and musicals, and develops new works through readings and workshops. In addition to its theater space within the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, APAC's offices are located in the historic Kaufman Astoria Studios.

 APAC highlights under Tom's leadership include:

Tom with the APAC staff & Caffe Cino Award Performers at the 2012 NY IT Awards.
photo by NY IT Awards
Tom, former Executive Director Taryn Sacramone, filmmaker Dito Montiel & Council Member Peter Vallone, Jr. at the 2012 APAC Gala.
photo by Casey Fatchett Photography

Actors Jonathan Gregg and Rowan Michael Meyer with Tom in tech rehearsal for Blood Brothers.

photo by Bradley Hawks