Philip Geller is a decided theatre artist. He is Artistic Director of Moplip Theatre, which has been creating independent new works since 2013 as a part of NextFest and the Fringe. He is thrilled to be directing his third play in NextFest (Pinniped and Other Poems) in association with Moplip Theatre. He is a graduate of the Citadel Theatre Young Company and a recent graduate of Victoria School of the Arts. He is a current student in the BFA acting class of 2017 at the U of A. He is based in Central Edmonton where he is impelled to create his own work, and discomfort.