Philip Stoddard, native of Phoenix, Arizona, is an actor, singer and director based in New York City. He will earn his MFA in Acting from Juilliard's Drama Division this coming May. He recently graduated from Juilliard's Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts with a Bachelor of Music, making him the first student in school history to attend two different divisions. Last year, he created and produced OperaComp, the first interdivisional, new opera development laboratory at Juilliard, which culminated in the world premiere of six new operas. It's second season will perform this March.
Favorite theater and opera credits at Juilliard and beyond include the title role in Mozart's Don Giovanni and Tommy Albright in Brigadoon at the Chautauqua Institution, the title roles in King Lear and Woyzeck, Colonel in Father Comes Home From the Wars, Dorian Belle in the world premiere of PYG, Agis in The Triumph of Love and Cloten in Cymbeline. He has premiered works by composers Mohammed Fairouz, Thomas Cabaniss, Molly Joyce, Cyrus Von Hochstetter, and Chason Goldschmitz.
Other passions include cooking, traveling, yoga, teaching, volunteering, and organic farming.