Philip Santos Schaffer

Artistic Leadership

Philip Santos Schaffer is a multi-disciplinary theatre artist. Philip is one fourth of the creative team behind WalkUpArts, which he co-founded in 2013 ( WalkUpArts credits include Alone With Living Creatures (adapter, director), The Life of the Theatre (adapter, director), and A PLAY ABOUT DREW CAREY (playwright). Philip is an artistic associate, associate archivist, and ensemble member with The Living Theatre, since 2013. Producing and associate producing credits include The Anthropologists Save The World! at the New Ohio's Ice Factory, Between the Seas - a Mediterranean theatre festival, HAIR (Columbia University and WalkUpArts), and Burning The Living (The Living Theatre). Other credits include God Likes You (playwright), Os Confederados (director), and Genius, Inc. (adapter). Philip is currently in his third year in Columbia University's MFA Dramaturgy program.