Craig Alan Thomas
Craig is an operatically trained tenor, graduating from the Academy of the Arts Denver with a certificate in singing and vocal training. He has been teaching voice and piano since 1990 at a variety of music schools and stores throughout Las Vegas and Denver as well as out of his home. Even though Craig’s passion is Opera, he loves to sing and teach many different genres of music, including his first love Hard Rock, plus Jazz, Disco, R&B, and Musical Theater. When teaching voice, Craig’s focus is on the breath/support, relaxing the voice, and removing tension, to create the most beautiful and desired optimal sound.
Currently, Craig is performing with The Australian Bee Gees Show. He has performed the role of Maurice Gibb for over five Years at both The Excalibur Hotel and on tour throughout the US, Canada, Australia, and South America. He is also managing the Streetmosphere Shows at the Venetian/Palazzo Hotel. Craig wrote the four shows of pop and classical music which are performed in Italian daily in Saint Marks Square at the Venetian Hotel with four singers and four instrumentalists. He has also performed his one-man show “Opera Through the Ages” for two years in the Square as well. In this show Craig accompanies himself on the piano while singing Opera, Popera, and Broadway.
Other shows Craig has written and produced include:
The Ristorante Tenors, a comic spin-off of The Three Tenors, Voices in My Head, An Evening of Opera with Led Zeppelin and a Skoshe of Pink Floyd.
Currently, he is working on his new tribute show A Celebration of Pavarotti and Bocelli.
As a long time Las Vegas resident (over twenty-three years) Craig has performed in many of the major hotels along the strip, memorable highlights include, singing with Andrea Bocelli at the MGM Grand and for the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia at the Wynn Hotel.
Other hotels include:
The Bellagio, The Paris Hotel, The Rio, The Mirage, Mandalay Bay and The Encore.
Opera Companies and Symphonies:
Opera Las Vegas, Vegas City Opera, Las Vegas Philharmonic, Sarasota Opera, West Palm Beach Opera, Central City Opera, and Opera Colorado, Colorado Symphony Orchestra