Due to the extreme weather conditions, Eastern Michigan University is canceling all classes on Monday, February 2. This includes all planned campus activities, lectures and events. The University will be open as scheduled on Tuesday, February 3, for regular business and classes.
Phil Simmons spent the 15 years prior to coming to Eastern as a working actor, singer, dancer, and casting assistant in New York City. He is proud to have performed opposite comic great Rip Taylor as Hysterium in the Broadway First National Tour of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and to performed with Tony Award winner Ron Holgate in the Broadway First National Tour of The Man of LaMancha. He has played fellow Oklahoman Will Rogers in The Will Rogers Follies, Ozzie in the European Tour of On the Town, has sung the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber on International Tour of The Best of Broadway. Phil is a Bob Fosse specialist and teaches dance master classes all over the country. His passion is training students to be career performers who don’t just survive, but who thrive in the crazy business called “show.”