Thomas O. Jones Clinical Professor of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies

Thom Jones is Head of Voice/Speech with the Brown University/Trinity Repertory MFA Program and in his 14th season as Voice/Speech Director at the Trinity Repertory Company. He has worked extensively as a voice and speech consultant in theatre, film, and television.

THEATRE: The Public Theater, The New York Shakespeare Festival (Amy Adams), Yale Repertory Company (Mandy Patinkin), Dallas Theater Center, Huntington Theatre, The Actor’s Theatre of Louisville, The Cleveland Playhouse, Syracuse Stage, McCarter Theatre, Long Wharf Theatre, The Alabama Shakespeare Festival, The Hangar Theatre.

FILM / TELEVISION: Rabbit Hole: Nicole Kidman (Academy Award Nomination - Best Actress); The Paperboy: Nicole Kidman (Golden Globe, SAG Nomination - Best Supporting Actress); Grace Of Monaco: Nicole Kidman; The Family Fang: Nicole Kidman; Bleed For This: Miles Teller, Aaron Eckhart, Katey Segal, Ciaran Hinds; The Heat: Sandra Bullock; The Butler: Alan Rickman, Vanessa Redgrave, Robin Williams, Minka Kelly, James Marsden, Alex Pettyfer; The Bling Ring: Emma Watson; Noah: Emma Watson; Mississippi Grind: Ben Mendelsohn, Sienna Miller; The Place Beyond the Pines: Ben Mendelsohn; Trespass: Nicole Kidman, Ben Mendelsohn; Just Go with It : Nicole Kidman; Edge of Darkness: Mel Gibson, Ray Winstone; Black Irish: Brendan Gleeson, Melissa Leo, Michael Angarano, Emily Van Camp; Brotherhood; The Gilded Lilys: Bian O’Byrne, Sarah Bolger, Blythe Danner; Buzzy’s: George Wendt.

research overview

Thom Jones is the Director of Voice and Speech for the Brown University/Trinity Rep. Consortium.Research in the area of speech and dialects includes an expanding personal library of more than four hundred dialects/accents of spoken english.His library includes both source speakers and phonetic transciption. Mr. jones has been the resident voice and speech coach for the Trinity Rep for the last thirteen seasons, has worked exstensively across the country in the professional theatre both regionally and in New York City.He has also been the dialect coach for feature films and television.