"The best surprise of the show is Thao Nguyen in the role of Thuy- The Commissar, a man from Kim’s past. Nguyen commands the stage with his velvety baritone and graceful, yet intense, presence. He is convincing and completely present in every moment."

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Miss Saigon

                                                                                                Theatre Alliance

                                                                                     Winston-Salem Journal 

T​​hao Nguyen is acclaimed for his versatility, ease on stage as an actor and the beauty of his voice in a wide variety of musical genres. "Nguyen commands the stage with his velvety baritone and graceful, yet intense, presence. He is convincing and completely present in every moment."

Noted performances include Samuel in Pirates of Penzance, Thuy in Miss Saigon, Mary Sunshine in Chicago! Bobby in Sondheim's Company and a Greta in BENT.

Along with his performing schedule Mr. Nguyen is a passionate teacher who's Masterclass Schedule will include working with students from Catawba College and his alma mater UNCSA this season, along with his private studio. 

Based mostly on the east coast, Mr. Nguyen has performed with many noted companies such as Connecticut Opera, Connecticut Lyric Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, Piedmont Opera, Lees McRae, Mountainside Theatre, Temple Theatre and Playhouse on Park. He has performed under the baton of many acclaimed conductors like Maestro Willie Anthony Waters(CT Opera), Maestro Robert Ashen(Eugene Opera) and Maestro James Albritten.

Story Telling

Resume

Play

Musical Theatre

Ghost the Musical

My Way

The Wiz

Company

Tarzan

La Cage aux Folles

Miss Saigon

South Pacific

Cabaret

Chicago

Chicago

Mamma Mia

Dessa Rose

Jesus Christ Super Star

Of Thee I Sing

Joseph and the Amazing...

Legally Blonde

Clue the musical

Role

Hospital Ghost

Man 2

Tin Man

Bobby

Turk

Emma

Thuy

Henry

Kit Kat Person/Two Ladies

Mary Sunshine

Mary Sunshine

Eddie

Joesph

Pontius Pilate

French Ambassador

Issachar

Ensemble

Professor Plum

Theatre

Temple Theatre

Lees McRae Summer Theatre

Lees McRae Summer Theatre

Open Space Cafe Theatre

W.S. Theatre Alliance

W.S. Theatre Alliance

W.S. Theatre Alliance

Piedmont Opera

Playhouse on Park

Playhouse on Park

Southington Summer Stage

Cape Fear Regional Theatre

GHAA

W.S. Theatre Alliance

Piedmont Opera

Lees McRae Summer Theatre

Lees McRae Summer Theatre

Temple Theatre

Opera

Pirates of Penzance

Madame Butterfly

La Finta Giardiniera

The Gondoliers

Les Cones d'Hoffmann

La Rondine

Il Barbiere di Siviglia

Fortune's Favorites

A Game of Chance

The Merry Wives of Windsor

Alcina

Die Fledermaus

The Doctor in Spite

Trail by Jury

Tosca

Samuel

Zio Yakuside

Nardo/Roberto

Annibale

Schlemil

Major Domo

Coro

Richard

Representative

Coro

Melisso

Coro

Valiere

Judge

Coro

Piedmont Opera

Piedmont Opera

A.J. Fletcher Institute

UNC School of the Arts

A.J. Fletcher Institute

A.J. Fletcher Institute

Piedmont Opera

UNC School of the Arts

UNC School of the Arts

A.J. Fletcher Institute

University of Connecticut 

University of Connecticut 

University of Connecticut 

GHAA

CT Opera

Play

Bent

Unto These Hills

A Mid Summer...

Greta

Jake/Tecumsa- U/S/

Oberon

W.S. Theatre Alliance 

Cherokee Historic Association

Drunk Shakespeare UNCG

Concert

Requiem

Easter Canatata

Gabriel Faure

Ernst Wolf

Film/TV

Medical Student

Knock Down Drag Out

Just a Body

Dare 2 Share

Lead

Lead

Lead

Supporting

Degrees of Health

RiverRun International Film Festival

Cucalorus Film Festival

Dare Project 

Choreography

Big Fish                                      High Point Community Theatre 

Footloose                                     Yadkinville Arts Council 

Chicago                                       Winston Salem Theatre Alliance 

West Side Story                            Stained Glass Playhouse 

Jesus Christ Superstar                Winston Salem thetare Alliance  

Once on this Island                      Open Space Cafe Theatre

Lion King jr.                                Arts Based School 

25 Annual Putnam                      Lees McRae College

Special

Skills

Reiki/Energy Healer, Strong Falsetto(Mary Sunshine), Female impersonation/Drag, Occult Esoteric Consultant , Licensed Driver, Acrobatics-Lifter/Base, Sketch Comedy/Improvisation, Eternal Youth(Please ask if clarification is needed). 

Language- Vietnamese(Fluent), English(Fluent), Spanish(Beginner), Italian(Beginner), German(Beginner), French(Beginner)

Education

University of North Carolina School of the Arts          B.M. Vocal Performance 

Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts                        Performer's Certificate

Vocal Training- Sarah K. Hersh-Armstrong 4 years, Dr. Constance Rock 1 year, 

                             Marion Pratnicki 4 years

Acting- Mary Irwin(Shakespeare)

 

Dance- Jazz, Ballet, Club/Freestyle, Ballroom, Tap, Clogging

 

Musical Instraments- Piano