Lacy Darryl Phillips (LDP) is an accomplished Actor, Singer, Dancer, Choreographer, Creative Director, Music Producer, Songwriter and Teacher.

Nationally acclaimed Teacher/Choreographer, Frank Hatchett, was Instrumental in shaping Lacy’s career as a consummate performer. Supplemented with a full scholarship to The Alvin Ailey American Dance Center before graduating High School, provided him with a strong foundation to pursue his dreams and goals.

Lacy performed in his first professional show “Miss Moffat” with Bette Davis at the age of 9. Soon after, he toured the United States and performed on Broadway in “Raisin starring as Travis Younger, “Sophisticated Ladies” starring Gregory Hines , “Dancin”, “Anything Goes” starring Patti Lupone, “Sweet Charity” starring Debbie Allen, “Play On”, the Broadway production of “FOSSE” and “Me and Mrs. Jones” starring Lou Rawls and Darlene Love.

Director/Choreographers that Lacy has worked with are Debbie Allen-Nixon, Bob Fosse, Michael Peters, Lester Wilson, Michael Kidd, Larry Fuller, Claudia Asbury, Gail Benedict, Donald McKayle, Gene Castle, Mercedes Ellington and Louis Johnson.

His Choreographic efforts for Television and Stage include working with such artists as Vanessa Williams, Karyn White, Phylicia Rashad, Expose, Sandra Reaves – Phillips, Lonnie Gordon, Jimmy Z, Stephanie Pope, Seiko Matsuda, Toshi Tahara, Jun Inoue, CeCe Peniston and Tony Terry. Mr. Phillips choreographed and staged the National Tour of “The Wiz” starring Grace Jones and Peabo Bryson and was Associate Director/Choreographer for the Mariah Carey “Around The World” Tour.

Under Mentor Debbie Allen-Nixon, Lacy was an assistant and also performed on such projects as: “A Different World ” , “The Academy Awards”, “Polly I & II” for Disney and the CBS T.V. Movie “Stompin’ At The Savoy” featured as Teddy The M.C. and “Cool Women”.

In spite of his busy schedule. Lacy also finds the time to teach in Japan, Italy, Canada , Los Angeles and New York. Many of his students have been winners on Ed McMahons’ “Star Search” and are performing with Major dance companies across the United States .

Under the auspice of Broadway Theater Institute, Lacy participated in the inception of The Hinton Battle Theatre Laboratory in New York as: Associate Director/Choreographer, Production Manager and Casting Director.

Lacy then realized his ability and desire to break through the “performer” box and fulfill his creative vision thus planting the seed for Uncle Earl Productions. In 2002, after incorporating as Uncle Earl Productions, he was hired as Assistant Director/Choreographer for “Signed, Sealed, Delivered” (A Celebration Of Stevie Wonder ) at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas strarring Chaka Khan, Peabo Bryson and Melissa Manchester.

Please check out the website for more info: www.UncleEarlProductions.com.

Having attained a wealth of experiences and knowledge. Lacy now wishes to nurture the up and coming Talent of the future.


Assistant Director/Choreographer – Signed, Sealed, Delivered starring Chaka Khan, Peabo Bryson, Melissa Manchester (The Venetian Hotel/Las Vegas). 2002

Performer – The Fighting Tempations starring Beyonce Knowles and Cuba Gooding Jr. 2002

Choreographer – Lexie (Film) starring Ice-T and Cindy Herron (En Vogue). 2003

Performer – “Broadway: The American Musical” for PBS. 2004

Producer/Event Coordinator – Red, White and Blue Party, a major fundraiser for Being Alive Los Angeles Organization benefiting People with HIV/AIDS. 2004

Skeleton Crew/Assistant To Choreographer – RENT (The Film). 2004-2005

Choreographer – “Rejoice: A Christmas Musical” LA Southwest College Theater Dept/Brightside-Lee Production. 2005

Performer/Choreographer – “One Night Of Ray Charles” starring as “Eddie” (Ray’s Manager) Gastspiel und Gerhartz/Germany (European Tour). 2005- 2006

Instructor – Fosse Style Master Dance Workshop for The CSUN Theatre Guild and Department of Kinesiology. 2006

Choreographer – The 5th annual LAUSD Student Choreography Festival Celebrating Achievement in Dance. 2006

Songwiter/Choreographer – “Shock, Shock, Shock” (Japanese Pop Song & Music Video) featured in “Vanished Acres” (Indie Short Film) directed by Adam Bolt. 2006

Choreographer – Dirty Dance Fever Gastspiel und Gerhartz/Germany (European Production). 2007-2008

Choreographer – “Freedom Bound” for City At Peace Los Angeles at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center. 2007

Producer/Artist – “Muzik 4 Tha’ Whirled/ A Touch of Lace (Debut CD/Original Compositions). 2006-2008

Music Librarian – The Singing Bee hosted by Joey Fatone produced by Phil Gurin and Bob Horowitz for NBC. 2007

Choreographer – “Teacher Appreciation Day” for The Brawerman School/West Los Angeles. 2007-2008

Producer/Choreographer – “Before They Were Stars” (New Kid’s Reality TV Show) created by Jason the ‘Diva Maker’ Williams. 2008

Private Coach/Choreographer – Lara Johnston for MTV’s Rock The Cradle. 2008

Choreographer/Assistant Director – “Hattie…..What I Need You To Know!” starring Vickilyn Reynolds produced by National Black Theatre/American Legacy Magazine (New York). 2008

Choreographer – “Moulin Rouge” Gastspiel und Gerhartz/Germany (European Tour). 2008-2009

Choreographer – “Best Of Musicals” Gastspiel und Gerhartz/Germany (European Tour). 2009


Top notch Host and DJ

A true professional and knows what the listener and artist wants and how to deliver it
Look forward to more collabs with him in the near future.
Nii February 6, 2011Top qualities: Personable, Expert, High Integrity

Nii Artist,
hired Lacy Darryl as a Producer / DJ / Host in 2010, and hired Lacy Darryl more than once

This man has an ear for real music and he is so friendly. Good customer skills and great to talk to.. top man. October 27, 2010

Karl Washbrook, Director, Obscure Vision Entertainments
was with another company when working with Lacy Darryl at American Radio Network

I have worked with Lacy Darryl several times. And I found him to be very talented and professional. I am looking forward to working with Lacy again.
Sy Richardson August 13, 2010

Sy Richardson, Director, Feed My Sheep Productions
worked directly with Lacy Darryl at American Radio Network

Fabulous in every way! August 11, 2010

Susan Claassen, Managing Artistic Director, Invisible Theatre
worked with Lacy Darryl at American Radio Network

“I highly recommend any opportunity to work with this professional. Lacy is an amazing person and an extremely talented on air personality who’s making an important contribution to radio & up coming artists. He definitely makes an impression with his innovative production and positivity. I look forward to seeing his future success. August 3, 2010

Meyah Shyn, Artist Management, A&R/Artist Management
worked with Lacy Darryl at American Radio Network

Great to connect with Lacy Darryl, he is reliable and a great person to work with, I would highly recommend him and his services August 2, 2010

Michele Crash, Owner, Crash Records
was with another company when working with Lacy Darryl at American Radio Network

Professionaly Lacy is supreme…geared toward uplifting and helping new talent to take to the world..Check his radio show and listen to the spirit of a champion. Lacy has a great positive character and takes the lead in creating/producing success.” August 1, 2010

Simon Huggett, Creator at Peter Mack, Peter Mack
was with another company when working with Lacy Darryl at American Radio Network

Lacy is highly professional and very good in all that he does. We have worked together for almost 20 years. July 29, 2010

Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert

Shelley Pang,
hired Lacy Darryl as a entertainment in 1991, and hired Lacy Darryl more than once

Lacy Phillips – 99.3 KCLAFM (The Underground Experience Radio Show) is what everybody should be tuning into. If you want the ultimate radio listening experience with the hottest new artist, best selection and the host with the energetic music power, Lacy Phillips is were its at!

World Live Entertainment & Management” July 29, 2010

Rafael “Raffa” Hicks, CEO, World Live Entertainment & Management
was with another company when working with Lacy Darryl at American Radio Network

Lacy Darryl Phillips was a pleasure to work with. He handled large volumes of music files, managed vocalists and band members, and coordinated rehearsal schedules professionally and always with a grin on hand.

I believe Lacy to be an excellent organizer, hard-working and cheerful. I welcome the opportunity to work with him again in the near future.

Akie Kotabe July 29, 2010

Akie Kotabe, Music Coordinator, The Singing Bee (NBC)
worked directly with Lacy Darryl at American Radio Network

Lacy is one of the most creative choreographer and producer in addition to being the most beautiful dancer. We worked together on a broadway bound show and he was magnificent. July 29, 2010

Anne Gallagher, Partner, Brandon International Advisors
was with another company when working with Lacy Darryl at American Radio Network

Although I have only know Lacy for a short time I can tell you he is a person of outstanding character and a real pleasure to be around I hope to work with him again soon on a new project .
Mike July 29, 2010

Mike Lattanzio, Recordist, Beat School
was a consultant or contractor to Lacy Darryl at American Radio Network

Lacy is a joy to work with. His honest direct approach is always delivered with compassion and respect. He is the the epitome of professionalism. I am looking forward to a long lasting business relationship with him and can’t wait to see the next creative thing he has up his sleeve. If you have the chance to work with Lacy, I suggest you jump on it. In the entertainment industry, he is definitely a breath of fresh air. July 28, 2010

Brenda Brown, Director of Operations, Paul Michael Entertainment LLC
was with another company when working with Lacy Darryl at American Radio Network

Lacy Darryl Phillips is a great guy! He’s willing to jump in there and help at a moment’s notice! He’s really great to work with! July 28, 2010

Vikki Loh-Berri, CEO/Executive Producer/Owner, Prime Cut Productions
was with another company when working with Lacy Darryl at American Radio Network

In my profession contact with Lacy Darryl I found him to have the highest standards. He possesses an unfaltering work ethic that he applies with integrity and enthusiasm. His extensive background in entrainment makes him an invaluable asset to any production team. He is a person of honor with a deep respect for others. July 28, 2010

Tony Robinson, Entertainment professional, various
worked directly with Lacy Darryl at American Radio Network

Lacy has proven to be a great business contact as well as a good friend, Lacy’s expertise and dedication to music is unmatched, great working partnership. July 28, 2010

Top qualities: Great Results, High Integrity, Creative

hired Lacy Darryl as a Business Consultant in 2010

Thanks to Lacy Darryl for the support in LA, all DJ`s shoulder learn of Lacy !
🙂 July 28, 2010

David Fernandez Rodriguez, Music Producer / Director, DLMG ENTERTAINMENT
worked with Lacy Darryl at American Radio Network


Uncle Earl Productions (Sole Proprietorship)

Lacy Darryl has long been an artist that I’ve admired, and frankly, tried to emulate. His talent, charisma and artistic insight know no bounds. I’m always awed by his performance and amazed at his business acumen. October 4, 2007

Wendee Lee Curtis, Professional Stage Performer, Broadway, National Tours
worked directly with Lacy Darryl at Uncle Earl Productions

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