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Tom Royce-Hampton

Taikoz member | Taikoz Dramaturg

Member since 2018

Tom is a musician, actor and physical theater performer. Beginning as a classically trained musician, he completed a Bachelor of Music Performance at the Victorian College of the Arts School of Music, majoring in percussion. In 2007 Tom became a member of Taikoz and since joining the ensemble has performed and toured with a wide range of international artists and companies. He has also traveled extensively to Japan to study with traditional masters of various styles of wadaiko and dance, including several visits to Kitakami City to study the traditional dance called Onikenbai with the original masters of Iwasaki Onikenbai Hozonkai. 

Thomas has created and directed numerous Taikoz performances around Australia and internationally, most notably the conception and composition of two multi-arts works TaikoDeck and Origin of O.

Tom has also completed an Advanced Diploma of Performing Arts (Acting) at Actors Centre Australia. A large focus on movement and character studies have seen Tom develop a strong physical language and a fascination in the ability for story telling to reside in the body.

 


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Tom Royce-Hampton

Taikoz member | Taikoz Dramaturg

Member since 2018

Tom is a musician, actor and physical theater performer. Beginning as a classically trained musician, he completed a Bachelor of Music Performance at the Victorian College of the Arts School of Music, majoring in percussion. In 2007 Tom became a member of Taikoz and since joining the ensemble has performed and toured with a wide range of international artists and companies. He has also traveled extensively to Japan to study with traditional masters of various styles of wadaiko and dance, including several visits to Kitakami City to study the traditional dance called Onikenbai with the original masters of Iwasaki Onikenbai Hozonkai. 

Thomas has created and directed numerous Taikoz performances around Australia and internationally, most notably the conception and composition of two multi-arts works TaikoDeck and Origin of O.

Tom has also completed an Advanced Diploma of Performing Arts (Acting) at Actors Centre Australia. A large focus on movement and character studies have seen Tom develop a strong physical language and a fascination in the ability for story telling to reside in the body.

 


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