Phil Hoffman, Theatre Director - Theatre Royal Phil has worked extensively as a Director, Actor and Theatre Practitioner for the last 25 years. At present he is the Artistic Director of the professional actor training programme Project A, at Newcastle Theatre Royal. Work as an actor includes Northern Stage, Live Theatre, Traverse Theatre and Foolsyard Theatre touring both nationally and internationally as well as working in Film, TV and Radio. As a Director he has worked on numerous productions at Live Theatre and Newcastle Theatre Royal, as well as working extensively with a wide range of community groups to produce theatre and film, with performances and screenings of this work taking place as far afield as Sweden and South Africa. Surgeries can be one-to-one or in small groups (maximum 4 people per surgery).