Phil Porter is one of the founders of InterPlay along with his colleague Cynthia Winton-Henry. He is a teacher, performer, writer, visual artist, and organizer. He is the director of WING IT! Performance Ensemble, and has written several books, including Having It All: Body, Mind, Heart & Spirit Together Again at Last and The Slightly Mad Rantings of a Body Intellectual Part One. Phil is particularly interested in InterPlay's “big body” storytelling forms that improvisationally combine story, movement, and sound. He has Hoosier roots which he draws on frequently and is also a long-time resident of Oakland, CA.