After earning BA degree in Education and Theatre at South Dakota State University
Thomas went on to receive his MFA in acting with the University of South Carolina.
He performed with The Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, DC, and the California Shakespeare Theatre. He teaches English, Speech, and Drama at Duchesne Academy. His recent roles include; Reverend Parris in The Crucible and Juror number Eight in 12 Angry Men at the Omaha Community Playhouse. He played Richard Harken in Bridget St. Bridget's The Sea Farer and Jeb Torrence in their production of Orpheus Descending. He last performed as Jekyll in The Blue Barn Theatre's Jekyll and Hyde. His award winning audio book narrations for Commuter's Library include The Humor of Mark Twain and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.