Phillip is a member of Lincoln Center Theatre’s Directors Lab and Actors’ Equity Association and an Associate Member of the Stage Director and Choreographers Society.
His favorite regional directing credits include FOLLIES, AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, CITY OF ANGELS, PROOF, RAGTIME, SWEENEY TODD, GREY GARDENS, CABARET, THE LAST FIVE YEARS, and NEXT TO NORMAL.
ARTICLES ABOUT PHILLIP'S WORK
(List includes my production of Next to Normal)
(List includes my production of Follies)
Contact Phillip at: PhillipFazio@gmail.com
As an assistant director, Phillip's credits include the Center Theatre Group/Deaf West revival of PIPPIN at the Mark Taper Forum (Directed by Tony Award nominee Jeff Calhoun) and the 10 time Helen Hayes Award nominated production of WEST SIDE STORY at the Signature Theatre in Arlington (which Peter Marks of the Washington Post named one of the top ten productions of the year).
Phillip directed GAY CAMP at the New York International Fringe Festival. After a sold out and award winning run at FringeNYC, GAY CAMP transferred to the historic Players Theatre Off-Broadway for an encore extension. GAY CAMP transferred again to The Duplex Cabaret Theater in the West Village where it was extended three times, running a total of 8 months. His staging of GAY CAMP has since been produced in Provincetown, Fire Island, Rhode Island, and Washington state.
LATEST NEWS & RECENT CREDITS
Phillip recently directed SWEENEY TODD at the Mesa Arts Center
In November, Phillip will direct COMPANY at St Bart's Players in New York City
In February, Phillip will return to Theater Works to direct SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE
Immediately after graduating, Phillip began a three year contract as an Artist in Residence at Phoenix Theatre. Now in it's 95th season, Phoenix Theatre is the oldest arts organization in the state of Arizona. His duties at Phoenix Theatre included directing, acting, and teaching advanced acting and directing at Arizona School for the Arts, an award winning performing arts high school with a rigorous academic and arts curriculum.
Upon completion of his contract, Phillip moved to New York City and began working as a freelance theater director.
Phillip Fazio was born and raised in Tempe, Arizona. He is a graduate of The Boston Conservatory and he currently lives and works in New York City as a freelance theater director.
Contact Phillip at: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Left to Right - Jeff Calhoun, Coy Middlebrook, Phillip Fazio)