Rob Neill

Actor. Writer. Teacher. Neo-star Fighter. Artistic Director and founding ensemble member New York Neo-Futurists

Rob Neill is a writer, performer, theatremaker, and educator. He is the Artistic Director and a founding ensemble member of the award-winning performance collective, the New York Neo-Futurists. He has written, directed, and performed with the Neo-Futurists in both New York and Chicago since 1995 for Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind, The Infinite Wrench, Laika Dog in Space, Short Term Directions, Monkeyland, Tightening, and (un)afraid. His original plays have appeared at the Ontological, P.S. 122, HERE, BB Kings, Cherry Lane, & The Kraine, as well as in Chicago and Los Angeles. He teaches creative master classes around the country and was a 2017 Distinguished Artist in Residence at the University of Rhode Island. He studied at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and Grinnell College. Performance credits include Broadway: London Assurance; 1st National Tour: Peter & The Starcatcher. London: The Cherry Orchard; Regional: You Never Can Tell. Off-Off Broadway: Mary, MarySpring Awakening, and Doughboy.  

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Seventeen Thoughts (in Random Order) about Neo-Futurism and Experimental Theatre
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Seventeen Thoughts (in Random Order) about Neo-Futurism and Experimental Theatre

23 July 2018

Rob Neill, founding ensemble member of the New York Neo-Futurists, shares his thoughts on the company’s process, devising work, and creating rituals in theatre.