Thomas Hassing bio
Thomas Hassing studied creative writing with Michael Dennis Brown at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, and The Loft. He writes poetry, short stories, lyrics, and light verse. He is known for his engaging and comic writing.
He has collaborated with Mona Lyn Reese on many works including Music and Mime at the Five and Dime, Good People of God, Lauda! and Arise and Shine!, and the opera, The Three Fat Women of Antibes.
Other commissions and residencies include: Writer-in-Residence for the Twin Cities Opera Guild production of The Green Children, an educational script for Livingston Symphony Orchestra (Livingston NJ), The Basilica of Saint Mary (Minneapolis, MN), and Ohio’s Continental Harmony Commission.
Mr. Hassing is an Intellectual Property attorney. He serves on the board of the sjDanceCo in San Jose, California.