Philip Stoddard, actor
Philip Stoddard is a New York-based actor, singer, and director. He earned a Bachelor of Music from Juilliard's Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts and his MFA in Acting from Juilliard’s Drama Division, making him the first artist in school history to attend two different divisions. Favorite credits include the title role in Mozart's Don Giovanni and Tommy Albright in Brigadoon at the Chautauqua Institution, the title role in Woyzeck, Colonel in Father Comes Home From the Wars, Dorian Belle in the world premiere of P.Y.G., Agis in The Triumph of Love, Cloten in Cymbeline, Ferryman in Britten’s Curlew River, and Arlecchino in Le donne curiose. He has premiered works by composers Mohammed Fairouz, Thomas Cabaniss, Molly Joyce, Cyrus Von Hochstetter, and Chason Goldschmitz and was a Second Place winner in the 2018 Lotte Lenya Vocal Competition. Philip has directed artists from the Metropolitan Opera's Lindemann Young Artist Program, assistant directed La Traviata at the Aspen Opera Center, and has devised original works for the stage including La Rocchetta (The Little Fortress), Er und Sie: The Schumann Project, and Youth and Love. Stoddard is co-founder of OperaComp, the first interdivisional opera development laboratory at Juilliard, which culminated in the world premiere of six new operas at National Sawdust in 2018. This September, he directs and performs in the world premiere of Echo & Narcissus with Satellite Collective at BAM. Other passions include cooking, traveling, yoga, and volunteering on organic farms.