Phil started his theatrical involvement painting sets for the hudson village theatre pantomime and graduated to designing and building sets for hudson players club.  in 2012 he made his stage debut as an ugly sister in Cinderella. since then he has performed in a number of HPC and HVT productions and with this show combines his experience by effectively becoming part of the set in the role of Ruckly. Phil is also currently vice president of the hudson players club.