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Robert Bella

Robert has written, produced and directed numerous independent feature films, including: Colin Fitz Lives!, Revengers, Inc., Night Windows and The Girls Club.  Colin Fitz Lives! had its World Premiere at the Sundance Film Festival – Dramatic Competition.  He most recently worked as Co-Director on The Weinstein Company’s animated feature Doogal.

A Founding Member of the Atlantic Theater Company, Robert has served as Atlantic’s Producing Director, Associate Artistic Director, and Executive Director of the Atlantic Acting School. He has worked internationally on over 100 plays for the stage and radio as an actor, director, writer and producer.

Acting credits include: Off-Broadway: Boys’ Life, Measure for Measure (Lincoln Center Theatre); Rarities(Lucille Lortel); Summer Evening (Circle Rep Lab); Acts of Desire (Watermark); The Night Heron, The Dog Problem, The Water Engine, Revenge of the Space Pandas, Dangerous Corner, Shaker Heights, Nothing Sacred, Trust, The Virgin Molly, Five Very Live, Three Sisters (Atlantic Theater Company). Regional: Oleanna (National Tour); The Water Engine (Goodman Theatre). Film: This Revolution; Spartan; Magnolia; Colin Fitz Lives!; Revengers, Inc.; Night Windows; Money For Nothing; Homicide; Things Change; The Contenders; Hitsville.

Directing credits include: Off-Broadway: Unidentified Human Remains and the True Nature Of Love (The Lion Theater). Off-Off -Broadway: Class Enemy, True West, Spike Heels, A Midsummer’s Night Dream, La Ronde.The Atlantic Acting School: Julius Caesar, Mad Forest, The Crucible, The Front PageThe Revenge of the Space Pandas, and Balm in Gilead.  Regional: Love’s Labour’s Lost (ART/MXAT), Knuckle (ATC-Vermont), Dangerous Corner(Sacred Fools)International: All Men Are Whores, The Frog Prince, and The Boys (Canada –Playwrights Theatre Centre), Trust (Australia – Cheeky Monkey).

Robert is a Master Teacher for the Atlantic Acting School and has taught classes for schools such as (United States) Harvard, NYU, Indiana University, Stonestreet Studios.  (Canada) The Playwrights Theatre Centre. (Australia) NIDA, AFTRS, The Actor’s Centre.  (France) The International Institute of Performing Arts.  He is a co-author of “Training of the American Actor” (TCG).