Theatre and performing have had a substantial influence within Phillippas life for many years. Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, Phillippa has worked within theatre, film and television as a performer, director, singer, choreographer, designer, writer and teacher.

Phillippa is a graduate of the National Theatre Drama School in Melbourne, has a bachelor of Arts and Diploma of Education from Monash University, a Cert IV in Assessment and workplace training and has a high level of experience as an education consultant. In theatre,

Phillippa has been involved with many shows including, Arena Theatre companies, theatre in Education program, Universal Theatres “Down and Out”, and “We Danced In Our Shadows”, Ernie Grays “Fix it Alice”, Nick Enrights “Black Rock”, “Its My Party and Ill Die If I Want To”, “Secret Bridesmaids Buisness”, “This way Up”, “La Dillemma di Colombia”, “Vagina Monologues”, “Speaking in Toungues” and Terence McNallys “Master Class” for which she was awarded two Best Actress awards through the Victorian Drama League and the Peridot Awards. In television Phillippa has appeared in “Stingers”, “Frontline”, “Neighbours”, “Antamosi”, “MDA” and “City Homocide”.

Phillippa has also appeared in many commercials including the Commonwealth Bank, Foodworks and Fountain Sauce.