Rob is a freelance writer and director. He attended Northwestern University. Workshops and residencies include: Atlantic Center for the Arts Residency under Eric Bogosian, Lincoln Center's Directors Lab 2004, Kennedy Center Playwriting Intensive, Sewanee Writers' Conference, Great Plains Theatre Conference. His plays have received honors (partial listing) that include Winner of the 2011 SART ScriptFest Competition, Finalist for the 2004 Heidemann Award, 2009 hotINK International Play Reading Festival, O'Neill Theater Center's Music Theater Conferences in 2001 and 2002, New York Musical Theatre Festival and the 2005 Theatre Publicus Award for Dramatic Literature. Semi-Finalist honor for the 2006 O'Neill Playwrights Conference.