Phil Croton

Phil Croton (Education Director)Phil Croton 2016
Phil was born and raised in London, and attended The Italia Conti Drama School, making his West End debut at the tender age of eleven, flying around the stage as John Darling in “Peter Pan” at the Scala Theatre, and he was cast again in the same role the following year! He also appeared on television in A Play for Today for the BBC and in minor roles in films and television, but his true love always has been live theatre.

He has worked in Theatre in Education, in the UK, for Freshwater and Konflux Theatre companies. He was also the Head of the Education Dept. for the Theatre Royal in Bury St. Edmunds. He is working to instill a love of Shakespeare to the children and young adults in Tallahassee through frequent in-school workshops and as Co-Director of The Bardlings.

Phil has appeared in such diverse roles as Sir Thomas More in a Man for All Seasons and R.P. McMurphy in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. Other roles include leads in A Chorus of Disapproval, Separate Tables, The Real Inspector Hound and The Typist. He has also directed various productions including The Donahue Sisters, Humble Boy, and for the Theatre Royal Youth Company, Maria Marten and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. He appeared as Oberon/Theseus in Southern Shakespeare’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in 2014. phil@southernshakes.org