Ally Thomas (she/her) is a New York City-based theatre artist, educator, and administrator from Tampa, Florida. She is an actor and creator of stories about unapologetic uniqueness. Her work is nostalgic, honest, and promotes radical self-acceptance and care for folks of all body shapes, sizes, and abilities.
Ally has acted with American Stage Theatre Company, Jewish Ensemble Theatre, The Ritz Theatre, Tampa Rep, and Eight O’ Clock Theatre. She teaches, facilitates, and directs drama programs at theatres and community organizations such as Florida Repertory Theatre, American Stage, The Graham School, and Sarah Lawrence College Civic Engagement programs. She fosters community in the classroom through ensemble building and creates a space in which students know they have stories worth sharing.
Ally’s solo show Karen & Cass is a personal memoir that weaves her journey toward body activism with stories of musicians Karen Carpenter and Cass Elliot. Ally has an MFA in Theatre from Sarah Lawrence College, a BA in Theatre from Samford University, and a Graduate Certificate in New Play Performance from Hollins University.
Actor | Teaching Artist | Theatre Artist