About Robert Gerard Anderson

He is a founding member of Struan Leslie’s 21st Century Chorus, a UK-based collaborative theater project, working on devising new work. Recently he has worked with Kill Your Darlings, a Los Angeles writing group, as a member of their acting cohort. His latest film Mondo Hollywoodland is streaming on Amazon Prime and he just completed principal photography on the feature Final Summer, due for release next year. A member of Actors’ Equity Association, he has performed across the United States with the Utah, Chicago, Idaho, Illinois, Arkansas, and Baltimore Shakespeare Festivals, The Rep (Delaware), and The Empty Space Theatre (Seattle), among others. He holds an M.F.A. in acting from the University of Delaware’s Professional Theatre Training Program (PTTP) and is an Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre and coordinator of the Graduate Acting Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he trains actors to join the profession. He will be completing the devising process for a one-man show, Man With Night Sweats, based on the work of poet Thom Gunn at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (Cardiff) in March.

Recent Credits

At First Sight 2022

IU Theatre — Uncle