Phil Tong : Writer/Director/Teacher

 

Phil Tong is a writer, director and teacher who until recently turning freelance, was Director of Drama at the City of London Freemen's School in Surrey where he created a drama department that had a national and international reputation.

Before that he was Head of Drama at Tolworth Girls' School and before that Drama Tutor on the nationally renowned Brycbox Arts in Education Team.  In addition in the early 1990s he worked as a freelance writer for the National Theatre Education Department.

During his time in education he had the opportunity to guide and mentor a huge number of young people into professional careers in film and theatre including four National Theatre actors.

His work as a playwright has been performed in London, Paris, Milan and Edinburgh; where he has had 10 shows performed including the 2014 play, 'The Horses' which showcases in the second week of the Fringe Festival, performed by Two Halves Theatre Company

This website reflects his own work as a writer/director and current news about the careers of those students he taught in the 1980s until today.