Philip Stoddard, actor
Philip Stoddard is an award-winning 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, the 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, and the Ferryman in Britten’s Curlew River. He was a Second Place winner in the 2018 Lotte Lenya Vocal Competition and has premiered vocal works by composers Mohammed Fairouz, Thomas Cabaniss, Molly Joyce, and Aaron Severini. 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. Recent engagements include Jud in Oklahoma! at the Weston Playhouse, directing and co-writing the world premiere of Echo & Narcissus with Satellite Collective at Brooklyn Academy of Music, curating and directing The Bach Project with Collaborative Arts Ensemble, and the role of Benjamin Britten with Salon Séance at the Yellow Barn.