Thom Hadley, (a.k.a. “Torg”) , made his first on-stage appearance at age three, modeling “for the young set” in tennis togs from Frederick & Nelson's in Bellevue, Washington, and the acting bug must've bitten him hard right then. In high school he stole the show for a few minutes in “The Madwoman of Chaillot”, and the power of that applause has stuck with him to this very day.
Whilst attending Fairhaven College at W.W.U., he hitch-hiked through Europe and spent the winter of '71 working on a kibbutz near the Gaza Strip. On the way back toward home, he lived and worked in Germany. Finishing up his Bachelor of Arts in English Lit., he honed his poetic craft and completed Teacher ... more »
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Spontaneous Drum Song
i like to eat gobbets of meat
stripped steamin' from the bone
i like a fire burning bright
a nice and toasty, cozy home
i feel my heart shining light
when i leave my mind alone
i feel alive, i feel no fright
when i know i'm always Home
this Earth's confines are just a box
don't matter how grey Sages talk
it's all irrelevant you see
all you gotta do is Be