Philip Allan – Bio
Philip is an Actor with a background in Dance and Musical Theatre.
Originally from Glasgow, Scotland, he has called Australia home since 1988.
Philip has appeared in films such as: Streamline, At Last, Pirates of the Caribbean
Dead Men Tell No Tales, The Inbetweeners 2, and Heavens Gate, as well as TV
Shows including Harrow, Bureau of Magical Things, Secrets and Lies and a pilot
episode of Lost In Oz. He has also appeared in Commercials for companies such as
Australian Outback Spectacular, and the QLD Government.
Philip started his career as a Classical Ballet Dancer, studying a Diploma of Ballet at
the Rambert School, London, having previously attended Scholarship classes with
Scottish Ballet. He then became a Company Member with Irish National Ballet, and
Royal New Zealand Ballet, appearing in many seasons with both companies,
including televised productions of Swan Lake, Reputations, and the Gay Byrne
Christmas Special. He also appeared on stage with Teatro Alla Scalla in Don Quixote
and Paris Opera Ballet in their Brisbane Season of La Bayadere.
Over the years Philip has also appeared in various Musical Theatre productions
including: Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, Oklahoma,
Cats and several Gilbert and Sullivan Operettas, to name a few.
He currently teaches Classical Ballet, specialising in Pas de deux and Boys coaching.
His hobbies include photography, specialising in Dance and Theatre photography.
Philip has a reasonable skill at most Sports activities including swimming. Philip has
a strong ‘poise and presence’. He applies good attention to detail, and is reliable and
hard working. Working in the Arts Industry has always been a passion for Philip, and he
is a joy to work with.