Tom is Professor of Theater Arts at California State University, San Bernardino, specializing in acting, voice, speech, directing and children’s theatre. He has directed his own adaptations of As You Like It, A Wrinkle in Time, Macbeth, Hamlet, Charles Dickens: Great Expectations and Just So Stories as well as productions of The Seagull, The Three Musketeers, Hay Fever, Cabaret, Ah Wilderness!, Six Degrees of Separation Electricidad, The House of Blue Leaves, Blithe Spirit, Rumors, Night Must Fall and Eastern Standard. His production of Resa Fantastiskt Mystiskt was invited to the 2001 Kennedy Center/American College Theater Festival (KCATCF). Tom received his MFA in Theater from UCLA in 1992. In 1984, with Teresa Love, he created Imagination Company, a children's theater touring schools and libraries throughout California. Professor Provenzano wrote and directed several of the troupe’s productions, including the company's highly successful Alice in Wonderland and Big Bad Riding-Wolf and the ugly Step-Pig as well as The Sorcerer’s Apprentice. He also reviews theater for the LA Weekly, and writes profiles for @ This Stage Magazine. Other publications include Backstage West/Drama-Logue, LA Parent Magazine, Theater Week, Creative Drama and Audrey Skirball-Kenis Theater's Parabis. He is also a past chair of the Playwriting Program of the KCACTF, Region VIII.