Mr. Phillip Goodchild

Theatre Arts Instructor

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Phillip was born and raised in England, where he trained at Central School of Speech and Drama in Swiss Cottage, London, and received his MA in Advanced Theatre Practice. He has worked as an actor in venues across London, Manchester, Tennessee and Florida, becoming a fairly adept bar manager as a result. He now finds deep fulfillment in teaching high school theatre, passing on his passion for theatre to a new generation. He recently moved to Toronto, Canada with his awesome wife and three children, and loves reading and writing in addition to acting, directing, and honoring God.


Central School of Speech and Drama, U. of London
Master of Arts (M.A.)
2001 To 2003

The University of Manchester
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
1998 To 2001

Southend High School for Girls
1995 To 1998

Southend High School for Boys
1990 To 1995

Job History

David A. Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Outreach Instructor
Ruskin, FL
January 2016 - present

Busch Gardens
Street Performer, Summer Season
Tampa, FL
May 2014 - present

Dr. Earl J. Lennard High School
Theatre Arts Instructor, Asst. Department Head of English
Ruskin, FL, United States
July 2009 - present

Various Production Companies
September 1998 - present

Inventive Leisure
Revolution Bar and Grill
July 2001 - December 2003