Tony Ozzauto grew up in the south Suburbs of Chicago. Went to Columbia College to study television production and theatre. He moved to California and worked there for 13 years in the television industry as a News Director and Producer of 2 local talk shows.
He moved back to Chicago and quickly got involved in the television production community winning several International Television Awards for producing corporate television programs.
At the age of 58 Tony decided to become a cosmetologist. When he got his cosmetology license he teamed up with a company to become a platform artist traveling around the country performing on stage at Hair trade shows and teaching seminars. Tony is now teaching cosmetology in a western suburb.
At the age of 63 Tony made some radical changes in his life. These changes have opened his mind and talents to write and tell stories about lessons he has learned. He has shared his stories at This This Much is True , Outspoken an LGBT storytelling event and this is his 3rd appearance at People Tree.