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Phillip Bernard Smith

 
Birth Place:
Morrisville
Bio:
Phillip Bernard Smith found his way into an acting career in 1992 at the North Carolina Black Repertory Company (NCBRC) performing in DON’T BOTHER ME, I CAN’T COPE, CELEBRATIONS: AN AFRICAN ODYSSEY, and as Rashad in THE MEETING with the founder of the NCBRC, the late Larry Leon Hamlin. Phillip ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Morrisville

Bio:
Phillip Bernard Smith found his way into an acting career in 1992 at the North Carolina Black Repertory Company (NCBRC) performing in DON’T BOTHER ME, I CAN’T COPE, CELEBRATIONS: AN AFRICAN ODYSSEY, and as Rashad in THE MEETING with the founder of the NCBRC, the late Larry Leon Hamlin. Phillip ... (read complete bio)
 

 

Phillip Bernard Smith Biography

Phillip Bernard Smith found his way into an acting career in 1992 at the North Carolina Black Repertory Company (NCBRC) performing in DON’T BOTHER ME, I CAN’T COPE, CELEBRATIONS: AN AFRICAN ODYSSEY, and as Rashad in THE MEETING with the founder of the NCBRC, the late Larry Leon Hamlin. Phillip soon joined the NC Black Repertory Company as an actor-in-residence and worked in the office for with Mr. Hamlin. He later co-wrote and performed with Phyllis Yvonne Stickney in the production BIG MAMA ‘NEM at the 1993 National Black Theatre Festival. He traveled to Baltimore, MD, New York City and Detroit, MI, performing in ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, A GOSPEL AT COLONUS, JOE TURNER COME AND GONE, WEST MEMPHIS MOJO, and A SOLDIER’S PLAY. After a seven year hiatus, Phillip returned home to North Carolina performing in THE PIANO LESSON, Samm-Art Williams’ The LAST OF THE LINE and HOME, LET THEM BE HEARD winning (Best Humanities Award), RADIO GOLF (Best Supporting Actor), THE WHIPPING MAN (Best Lead Actor), GEM OF THE OCEAN, THE MOUNTAINTOP, were he recently received 4 stars for his roles as Dr. King in The Mountaintop in the Raleigh Indy-weekly at Justice Theatre Project, BLUES IN THE NIGHT, NONE OF THE ABOVE, COURT, Ted Lange’s BORN A UNICORN, THE COLOR PURPLE, and THE ROYALE. In addition to being a part of the JTP family, Phillip is currently a counselor/teaching in Raleigh, NC and the founding Artist of the MAHOGANY STAGE THEATRE COMPANY in Morrisville, NC.




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Phillip Bernard Smith Joins the Cast of DONTRELL WHO KISSED THE SEA at RhinoLeap Photo Phillip Bernard Smith Joins the Cast of DONTRELL WHO KISSED THE SEA at RhinoLeap
by Marissa Tomeo - May 29, 2022

RhinoLeap welcomes back Phillip Bernard Smith. He joins the cast of DONTRELL WHO KISSED THE SEA. His previous RhinoLeap productions includes, Leaving Eden and Driving Miss Daisy. Some of his other theatre credits are The Mountaintop, Gem of The Ocean, Radio Golf, The Piano Lesson, The Royale, The Whipping Man, Once on This Island, The Meeting, The Color Purple, Porgy and Bess, Gospel at Colonus, Macbeth, and Twelfth Night.

Photo Flash: THE MOUNTAINTOP Heads Into Final Weekend at Raleigh Little Theatre Photo Photo Flash: THE MOUNTAINTOP Heads Into Final Weekend at Raleigh Little Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 16, 2021

Raleigh Little Theatre concludes its 2020-21 season with Katori Hall’s “The Mountaintop,” running June 10-19 in RLT’s outdoor Louise “Scottie” Stephenson Amphitheatre. The production is sponsored by North State Bank and features the directorial debut of Phillip Bernard Smith. 

THE MOUNTAINTOP Opens Next Week at Raleigh Little Theatre Photo THE MOUNTAINTOP Opens Next Week at Raleigh Little Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 2, 2021

Raleigh Little Theatre concludes its 2020-21 season with Katori Hall's “The Mountaintop,” running June 10-19 in RLT's outdoor Louise “Scottie” Stephenson Amphitheatre. The production is sponsored by North State Bank and features the directorial debut of Phillip Bernard Smith.

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Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards; Just One Week Left! Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards; Just One Week Left!
by Alan Henry - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.