Thomas Bogdan

Image of Thomas Bogdan
Faculty Emeritus

Thomas Bogdan’s vocal performance, in genres ranging from old music to new, avant-garde multimedia performance and cabaret, has received wonderful reviews from critics around the world.


Bogdan has received wide critical acclaim for his work in opera, oratorio, recitals, concerts, and cabaret. He has performed in premieres of more than 50 pieces, including Ned Rorem’s Missa Brevis, Lukas Foss’s American Cantata, and Meredith Monk’s New York Requiem. He received a Bessie Award for his performance in Monk’s The Politics of Quiet. Bogdan’s own cabaret pieces, L’Amour Bleu and Tell Me the Truth About Love, were performed in New York in 1994–96 and 2000, respectively. Among his many recordings are Monk’s Atlas, Stravinsky’s Cantata, Blitzstein’s The Harpies, and the recent CD, For Your Delight. His 2002, 2008, and 2015 Fulbright Awards enabled him to teach and to perform in Eastern Europe, Brazil, and the Philippines. BA, Bloomfield College. He studied voice with Adele Addison. Bogdan taught at Bennington from 1996 to 2023.