Philip C. Sneed


Philip is a professional theatre artist and manager, having recently served for twelve years as Artistic Director or Producing Artistic Director of The Foothill Theatre Company/Sierra Shakespeare Festival (FTC/SSF), based in Nevada City, California, and also producing in Incline Village, Nevada. He is a director, actor, writer and teacher of theatre. Philip has most recently completed a season as Associate Artist at Sacramento Theatre Company. He received a B.F.A. in Theatre from the University of Colorado-Boulder, and an M.F.A. in Acting from the University of California-San Diego. As a teacher, Philip has taught at Sierra College, University of California at Davis and San Diego, United States International University, Southern Oregon State College, the La Jolla Playhouse and the Old Globe Theatre. In the spring of 2004, he served as Guest Director at the University of California-Berkeley, directing students in a production of the play Marat/Sade. Philip is a winner of the Dr. Leland and Sally Lewis Performing Arts Award, and his company's presentation of the Maxim Gorky Theatre's Ivanov - performed in Russian with simultaneous translation - was recently awarded "Best Cultural Exchange" by the Sacramento News and Review. He is also an active member of the Shakespeare Theatre Association of America, at whose annual conference he recently made a presentation called "Hamlet in Vladivostok, a Dream in California: Adventures in Bilingual Shakespeare," based on his experiences with bilingual classics. (2 seasons) CSF Producing Artistic Director; Director, Around the World in 80 Days, Child's Christmas in Wales
Philip is a professional theatre artist and manager, having recently served for twelve years as Artistic Director or Producing Artistic Director of The Foothill Theatre Company/Sierra Shakespeare Festival (FTC/SSF), based in Nevada City, California, and also producing in Incline Village, Nevada. He is a director, actor, writer and teacher of theatre. Philip has most recently completed a season as Associate Artist at Sacramento Theatre Company. He received a B.F.A. in Theatre from the University of Colorado-Boulder, and an M.F.A. in Acting from the University of California-San Diego. As a teacher, Philip has taught at Sierra College, University of California at Davis and San Diego, United States International University, Southern Oregon State College, the La Jolla Playhouse and the Old Globe Theatre. In the spring of 2004, he served as Guest Director at the University of California-Berkeley, directing students in a production of the play Marat/Sade. Philip is a winner of the Dr. Leland and Sally Lewis Performing Arts Award, and his company's presentation of the Maxim Gorky Theatre's Ivanov - performed in Russian with simultaneous translation - was recently awarded "Best Cultural Exchange" by the Sacramento News and Review. He is also an active member of the Shakespeare Theatre Association of America, at whose annual conference he recently made a presentation called "Hamlet in Vladivostok, a Dream in California: Adventures in Bilingual Shakespeare," based on his experiences with bilingual classics. (2 seasons)