Thom Britton is a fire-eater, a classically trained Chef, a science lecturer, director of stage plays, computer guru, producer of circus shows and a sideshow/freakshow historian. He has worked for MasterChef Rick Bayless, opened for Green Day, performed on the street and at the Museum Of Science and Industry. Thom has juggled for the government (anti-obesity campaign for the C.D.C) and has won acclaim for his one-man show, "FreakShow & Tell.”
The Big Nerd Theater Company is the legitimate arm of Thom's "Evil Empire" and is dedicated to blending theatrical performance with history and science. Below is a list of currently running shows....
FreakShow & Tell (www.FreakShowAndTell.com)Shouting "FIRE" in crowded theaters, just for fun.
FreakShow & Tell is Thom Britton's critically acclaimed one man show that covers his very personal journey into the world of the circus sideshow.One part lecture & one part performance art, FreakShow & Tell is a 70 minute examination of the American FreakShow from a scientific, historic and personal perspective.
The Danger Circus Company (www.DangerCircus.com)A Modern Vaudeville Show
The Danger Circus Company presents a 1 hour & 15 minute show that features fire eating, glass walking, knife juggling, dangerous escapes, and their unique blend of illusion and sketch comedy.
Acrobatica Infiniti - The Nerd Circus
Thom Britton is a founding company member, fire eater and Emcee in this cos-play + traditional circus mashup.
Fraud is a 3-part production - part sleight-of-hand card shark demonstration, part psychic demonstration and part storytelling. Fraud examines charlatans, hucksters, con-men and fakes from different angles.
Fraud is currently in the 'writing phase.' No concrete dates are set to stage Fraud... yet.