Bruce Phillips

Bruce Phillips is an actor and improviser in Chicago where he can be seen in Hitch*Cocktails and Trigger Happy (The Annoyance Theatre), Clued-In (Second City Cabarets) and ComedySportz Chicago. Bruce originated the role of Wilbur in the Tony-Award Winning musical Hairspray for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines aboard the largest cruise ship in the world, The Oasis of the Seas, and currently directs for Royal Caribbean on ships around the world. He has toured with Second City Theatricals aboard The Norwegian Dawn, and occasionally performs with Mission Improvable‚Äôs RedCo and Laugh Out Loud Theater in Schaumburg, IL. Bruce is a Jeff Award winner for Artistic Specialization for his work designing the robots in Heddatron at the Steppenwolf Garage in 2011 for Sideshow Theatre Company, where he is also a former artistic associate. He was most recently seen as Agent Smith in The One - The Matrix Parody Musical and has understudied in Lifeline Theatre's production of Anna Karenina and The Plagiarists' production of M√ľnsterspiel. Learn more at