Alumnus Tyrone Phillips Climbs into the Ring with Theatre's The Royale

February 22, 2023

By Mariana Seda


Alumnus Tyrone Phillips (BFA ‘12, Acting) is back at Krannert Center directing The Royale for the Department of Theatre. For him, telling this story is as much about shedding light on one of America's greatest athletes as it is an act of antiracism today. We weighed in with Phillips to learn more about his process and what it's like to be back at his alma mater.

tyrone phillips smiles while sitting in a chair with a brick wall background and black bookshelves
Tyrone Phillips at the Krannert Center for Performing Arts sharing more about his project, The Royale
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