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 (Judy’s Beat Lounge) and ComedySportz Chicago. In addition, Bruce originated the role of Wilbur in the Tony-Award Winning musical Hairspray aboard the largest cruise ship in the world, The Oasis of the Seas, and currently directs for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines around the world. He has toured with Second City Theatricals aboard The Norwegian Dawn, and currently tours in Mission Improvable’s RedCo. 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 an artistic associate, and recent understudy for HeLa, performed at the Greenhouse Theatre. 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 Münsterspiel.