Philip Markle

Philip Markle moved to NYC in 2013 to launch the theatre and training center of The Annoyance Theater NY, where he acted as its Executive Director until Fall, 2016. Philip graduated in Chicago from Northwestern University and produced, performed and trained at The Annoyance, iO, and Second City. Philip has taught acting and improv internationally for 15+ years, and he launched The Actors Training Center, an acting studio where he also acted as Associate Director in Wilmette, IL. In NYC, he has taught writing and improv at every level for The Annoyance NY, and he regularly performs at both the The Annoyance and the PIT. Philip is a member of Baby Wants Candy and the creator of the musical improv show Happy Karaoke Fun Time, which ran for 6+ years in Chicago and Off-Broadway in NY. He is a proud member of the children’s education theatre companies The Story Pirates and Barrel of Monkeys. He executive produced, wrote, and acted in the digital shorts series The Annoyance Presents on IFC’s Comedy Crib. Philip has written two one-man shows, one of which, “Sparkle Hour,” was featured in the 2013 International NY Fringe Festival. He is represented commercially by Stewart Talent NY. For more info, check out

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