“Thaddeus Phillips: Shape Shifter on the liquid stage.”
"At times funny, at times heartbreaking, and from quirky start to haunting finish a feast of entrancing visual allurements, this exquisite show is among the most original musical theater works I’ve seen in years.”
“Crossing the border into greatness.”
“Phillips is one of the most creative theater artists in the country.”
“We are all aliens.”
“Aliente y original, lo que ha llevado a la crítica a compararle con actores de la talla de Roberto Benigni, Charlie Chaplin o Rowan Atkinson.”
"Thaddeus Phillips would have made a great silent-film comedian.”
"Vackert och med en underström.”
"La obra, que se estrenó en el 2011 y se ha presentado en Estados Unidos, Italia y España, se centra en las experiencias de viaje de Phillips, que ha actuado en películas como El Sorprendente Hombre Araña 2 y actualmente en la serie El Capo 3."
is a theatre director originally from Denver, Colorado who creates visually stunning and inventive theatre that crosses stylistic boundaries and embraces a wide variety of themes. He directs using stage design as a major tool to devise ever shifting scenes and cinematic images that remain purely theatrical.
Directed works and creations include: RED-EYE to HAVRE de GRACE, an action-opera about the last days of E. A. Poe in collaboration with the Minneapolis-based The Wilhelm Bros & Co.; CAPSULE 33, about a Serbian astrophysicist living in the doomed Nakagin Capsule Tower in Tokyo, which was presented Off-Broadway at the BARROW STREET THEATRE in the fall of 2010; and ¡El Conquistador! which was presented Off-Broadway at NYTW and toured the US, Europe and 11 cites in Spain. For his performance as Polonio in ¡El Conquistador!, he was nominated for at Drama League Award and a Lucille Lortel award, and a Hewes Award.
PHILLIPS’ visionary theatre work has been presented at the BAM Next Wave Festival, New York Theatre Workshop, Traverse Theater (Edinburgh), The Philadelphia Live Arts Festival, The Dublin International Fringe Festival (Ireland) and the Manitou Art Theater (Colorado).