Philip Watt began his acting career at age 15 with roles in Waiting for Godot, As You Like It, The Lion in Winter, The Wind in the Willows, Master Harold…and the boys, Marvin’s Room, A Child’s Christmas in Wales, and his adaptation of Franny and Zooey, by 17. At Cincinnati-Conservatory of Music, Drama Department, he played the hostage in The Hostage, the clown in The Winter’s Tale, the glazier in Strindberg’s A Dream Play, the cook in Amadeus, the Broker in The Madwoman of Chaillot, and Hal inLoot.
Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati: Two Weeks with the Queen (American premiere). Burbank Center Stage:Dandelion Wine (Dir. Terrence Shank). Greenway Court Theater: The Theban Warriors, Dessalines (The Heart) Blood and Liberation: For the Love of Freedom, Part II, (dir. Ben Guillory). Philip played Crookfinger Jake inThe Threepenny Opera with Patrick Cassidy and Theodore Bikel at UCLA’s Freud Theater, and appeared in Michael Jackson’s Stranger in Moscow and Eve 6′s Tongue Tied. NYC: Much Ado About Nothing, Beckett Theatre. Pagan Warship, Jimmy’s No. 43.
Louis Wells is a freelance director working in the New York area. New York credits include A Second Wind, In the Middle of the Ocean, and Miss Julie. Other recent productions include The Sandman and Oyoufor Terra Firma Dance Theatre, both of which he wrote; the premier of IRL for George Street Playhouse, and Rimers of Eldritch for Mercer College where he is on faculty. Mr. Wells also teaches at Rutgers in Newark where he is directing Neil Labute’s Autobahn. He has a Directing MFA from Rutger’s University Mason Gross School of the Arts. Productions there include Serenading Louie, The Brothers Karamazov, and The Baltimore Waltz.