Phil Ormerod gained his degree in Dance and Theatre Arts from the University of Birmingham. He then achieved a full scholarship to The Arts Educational School where he completed a two year post graduate course in Musical Theatre. Phil went on to work in National tours and the West End as well as tv and film. Whilst working as a performer Phil also re-trained as a personal trainer thus continuing his lifelong love of health and fitness. In 2007 Phil officially retired from professional acting and since then has been working as a teacher in Norfolk and Essex. He is currently Director of Performing Arts at Ormiston Victory Academy and is delighted to be taking on this role as it allows him to share his passion for all things Performing Arts with the next generation.