Philip Vilar

Philip (pronouns: they, them, theirs) is a New York native first-generation Brazilian American who holds an MFA in Stage Design at Southern Methodist University, Emphasizing Lighting and Projection Media Design. Philip received their BA in Theatre Technology and Design at SUNY New Paltz, NY, then began working in New York as an Assistant Designer for Quantum Creative Studios and Project Coordinator for 4Wall Lighting System and Integration Design Division. After earning their MFA, they began in 2020 teaching Theatre Technology and Design at Dallas Independent School District in Dallas, Texas. Recent Projects include Lighting Designer of The Immigrant at Theatre Three; Lighting and Projection Designer of Overbooked at Prism Theatre; Technical Director of Dallas ISD's Virtual State of the District Address; Lighting Supervisor for UIL State Competition 1A & 6A; Assistant Projection Designer of Penny Candy at Dallas Theatre Center; Projection Media Design for Cosi Fan Tutte at SMU; Projection Media Design for The Diary of Anne Frank at SMU.