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Primo Thomas

Primo Thomas

Technical Director; Adjunct Faculty, Design & Production

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Primo is the Technical Director for the Theatre Department. He is in charge of overseeing the function and maintenance of all theatre spaces, including the Scene Shop and the Leary Theatre, and supervises the Design/Production crews and work study students.

NU Theatre

Primo is humbled to return to his Alma Mater to help share his knowledge and love of the craft with the next generation of NU Theatre students. 

Professional Experience

Primo is an active scenic designer and technical director in the Buffalo Theatre community. His past scenic design credits include:  A Child's Christmas in Wales (Irish Classical Theatre Company), Angels in America (Second Generation Theatre), Annapurna (New Phoenix Theatre), My Three Angels (New Phoenix Theatre), It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play (13 Players), and Into the Woods, Godspell, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream at NCCC. He also serves as 13 Players’ summer camp Co-Founder, Technical Director, and Tech Teaching Specialist.

Current Projects/Research

Set Designing Cabaret at Second Generation Theatre, Summer 2022 

Planning of the 2022 Theatre season for 13 Players

Professional Affiliations

  • Co-Founder and Technical Director - 13 Players, a professional theatre company in the Niagara Region.


  • B.F.A. - Theatre Studies, Design Technology (Scenic Design), Niagara University