Philip Thompson

Professor
M.F.A. University of California, Irvine
(949) 824-9440
pthompso@uci.edu

Philip Thompson is an alumnus of UCI's MFA Acting program. He returned to the faculty in 2001 after several years at the Ohio State University where served as the head of the MFA in Acting program. Phil works as a voice and dialect coach for professional and university productions. Since 1999 he has worked as a resident voice and text coach for the Utah Shakespearean Festival. He has coached at South Coast Repertory, Pasadena Playhouse, OperaPacific, Madison Rep, Weathervane Playhouse, Alabama Shakespeare Festival and numerous productions at the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. As a master teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework, teaches in national training workshops across the country. Phil serves on the boards of the Voice and Speech Trainers Association (VASTA) and the University Regional Theatre Association (U/RTA)