Tony was born and raised in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains. His mother, an actress herself, raised Tony on singing to Patsy Cline and tap lessons each morning while she put on her makeup. Tony's training includes Burton's High School for the Performing Arts, Southwest Virginia Ballet, and New York City Dance Alliance. While he is an avid worker in the studio and on stage, Tony enjoys experimental cooking and craft projects. After graduating from high school, Tony joined the National Tour of Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST with 48 hours notice stepping into the role of the Carpet. Later, Tony assumed the role of Lefou. Since BEAUTY, Tony has appeared in numerous productions including LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, MAME starring Tony Award Winner Leslie Uggams, and Gypsy. Most recently Tony appeared on the Broadway 1st National Tour of MATILDA. HE takes every moment and experience with the idea to "be fearless and trust."