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Etisyai Philip

Etisyai Philip is a professional actress specialising in theatre and also working in various other domains like television, short films and commercials. She recently finished portraying an Ensemble/Mrs Brown in The Book Of Mormon at the Prince of Wales Theatre, London.



Etisyai graduated with a BA Honours in Acting (for Musical Stage) in 2010 from the Central School of Speech and Drama. She has been across platforms ever since.


Her work in theatre includes playing Little Inez in Anthony Williams’ Hairspray at the Aberystwyth Arts Centre (2012) Cover Gary Coleman, Bad Idea Bear/Mrs T/2nd arm in Cressida Carre’s Avenue Q (2014), Gary Coleman in Avenue Q (2016), Billie in James Tobias’ Our House (UK tour) and Immersion Theatre (2017) and Mrs Brown/Ugandan Ensemble in The Book Of Mormon in the West End (2018).

On stage, she has also played Oliviette in Catherine Alexander’s Sold (2011) and Jade/Shanice/April in Choices: ‘Ubudoda’; ‘Hesitation’; ‘Lead Winter’ (2014).

Short Film:

Her credits in short films include Forest Spirit in Andrew Rainnie’s The Collector (2010), Dancer in Muriel d’Ansembourg’s Good Night (2011) and The Creature in Catch A Butcher (2020).

Other Credits:

Molly in Brighton Rock (radio, 2010), Melody/Steph/Love in Nathan Crossan-Smith’s Love, 7 Day Plays: ‘Poems’ and ‘The JD Story’ (rehearsed reading, 2015), Jewellery Designer for a Facebook commercial (2020) and Drowning Female Slave in Nick Green’s Enslaved (TV, 2020).