Philip has taught improv and acting internationally for over 16 years, from Berlin to Bali. He moved to NYC in 2013 to launch the theatre and training center of The Annoyance Theater NY, where he taught, performed, and acted as its Executive Director until Fall 2016. Philip graduated Northwestern University and produced, performed and trained in Chicago at comedy theaters such as The Annoyance, iO, and Second City. He has taught and performed internationally and currently teaches independent writing and improv classes in NYC, as well as through Tom Todoroff's acting studio. He regularly performs and writes comedy in NYC. Philip has musically improvised with Baby Wants Candy in Chicago and BLANK: The Musical Off-Broadway in NY and is the creator of ten-year-old musical improv show Happy Karaoke Fun Time. in NY. As a storyteller, he has performed with The Moth and The Paper Machete. He is a proud member of the children’s education theatre companies The Story Pirates and Barrel of Monkeys. He executive produced, wrote, and acted in the digital shorts series "The Annoyance Presents" on IFC's Comedy Crib. Philip has written two one-man shows, and his first solo show, Sparkle Hour, was featured in the 2013 NY International Fringe Festival. He is represented commercially by Stewart Talent NY.
He is obsessed with his black Labrador Star, and you can be as well by following her on Instagram @Starthelab.