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).
When the curtain drops on Act One of The Nutcracker presented by Frisch’s Big Boy, our dancers hit the stage to warm up for Act Two. In this exclusive, behind-the-scenes video, you see Rose, the Sugar Plum Fairy, her Cavalier, a Russian dancer, and several others warming up.