Tom began his training here in Christchurch at Original Scripts Theatre School. Since then he has gained a Bachelor of Performing Arts: Acting from Te Kura Toi Whakaari O Aotearoa: New Zealand Drama School.
His previous theatre credits include Sea; Dust Pilgrim (Red Leap Theatre); The Wholehearted (Massive Theatre Company); The Breath of the Volcano and Skin of Fire, performed in the Auckland International Arts Festival (Group F).
In 2014 he was awarded the Circa Award Donated by TACT Most Promising Male Newcomer for his Role in the Wellington production of Equivocation directed by Peter Hambleton.
He has taught and directed for Toi Whakaari, The Court Youth Company and Original Scripts Theatre School. He is co-artistic director of Two Productions and has performed in their works Moemoea; If You Only See One Show In Your Life; The Disaster Brothers; Balmy; The Powerful Event; Open for Business; Moby Dick and The Little Prince.