Uncle in Beethoven Lives Upstairs
Tchaikovsky in Tchaikovsky Discovers America
Mr. Avery performs for Classical Kids Live! as both Uncle in Beethoven Lives Upstairsand Tchaikovsky in Tchaikovsky Discovers America. He is based in Chicago with his wife Cheryl, and two children, Spencer and Grace. Mr. Avery is a proud member of all three performing unions and received his training from Wayne State University in Detroit. There he performed in a number of shows ranging from the Classics to many musicals. After graduation, he was a company member of Utah Shakespearean Festival and traveled around the world with an international comedy troupe. The troupe was featured at World Entertainment in Japan and also at the Wintergarten in Berlin. When Thad returned home, he started a long and rewarding relationship with the musical Forever Plaid. The production took him from Door County, WI to the first national tour, to Las Vegas, and back home to Chicago. Other appearances in Chicago include: I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, The Wizard of Oz, Charlotte’s Web, Alice in Wonderland, and The Nutcracker. Special thanks to R. Hazzard and Tony D. for your mentoring and friendship.