Thom Weaver is a lighting and scenic designer, as well as Artistic Director of Flashpoint Theatre Company. In the Philadelphia area, his work has been seen at the Arden Theatre, Azuka Theatre, Delaware Theatre Company, People’s Light, Theatre Horizon, New Paradise Laboratories, Wilma Theatre, Theatre Exile, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Walnut Street Theatre, InterAct, Lantern, Curtis Institute, 1812, Headlong, and the Kimmel Center. In New York and across the country, his designs have been seen at Signature Theater Company (NY), Milwaukee Rep, Cleveland Playhouse, Shakespeare Theatre, Virginia Stage, Portland Center Stage, Folger Theatre, Asolo Rep, Theater J, Roundhouse, Two River, Hangar Theatre, CenterStage, Cal Shakes, Syracuse Stage, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Urban Stages, Williamstown, The Committee Theatre, The Ohio, Berkshire Opera, Delaware Theatre Company, York Theatre, Summer Play Festival, 37 ARTS, Spoleto Festival USA, Lincoln Center Festival, City Theatre, Pittsburgh Public Theatre, and Yale Rep.
As artistic director for Flashpoint, he has designed and produced the world premiers of slip/shot by Jacqueline Goldfinger (2 Barrymores including Best New Play), Run, Mourner, Run by Tarrell McCraney (Barrymore nom: Best New Play), The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington by James Ijames (6 Barrymore noms including Best New Play), The Fat Cat Killers by Adam Szymkowicz, and The Bends by Megan Mostyn-Brown.
His designs have been nominated for 18 Barrymores, winning in 2011, 2012, and 2014. He is also a 3-time Helen Hayes Award nominee, and has won the AUDELCO Award for his work on Signature Theatre’s King Hedley II in 2007 and in 2014 for How I Learned What I Learned, also at the Signature . As a writer, he is the author of the full-length play 101.2, and the musical Zack and Addie. He is a member Wingspace Theatrical Design, and a founding board member of Theatre Philadelphia. He received his B.F.A. from Carnegie Mellon University and his M.F.A. from Yale School of Drama.