Robert neal

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Robert has been a proud member of Indianapolis Shakespeare Company since 2008, some favorites including Prospero in The Tempest, Sir Toby Belch in Twelfth Night, and directing The Winter’s Tale, and Coriolanus. H

e has performed in more than 40 productions at the Indiana Repertory Theatre for nineteen seasons. Some favorite shows include Becky’s New Car, The Miracle Worker, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, Noises Off, The Diary of Anne Frank, and James Still’s I Love to Eat which he reprised at the 2012 James Beard Foundation Awards at Lincoln Center in New York City.

Robert has appeared locally with the Phoenix Theatre, Cardinal Stages Of Mice and Men as Lennie Small, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and the Indianapolis Early Music Festival.

Regional credits include Syracuse Stage, American Players Theatre, Pennsylvania Center Stage, and the Oklahoma and Kentucky Shakespeare festivals, to name a few, as well as the English American Theatre Festival in Dusseldorf, Germany.

TV credits include NBC’s Chicago Fire. In December of 2018 Robert completed writing a novel called Will unto Law that he is currently trying to publish.

His training is from Indiana University (BA English Literature), Penn State (Acting MFA), and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (Shakespeare).

He is a recipient of the 2007 Arts Council of Indianapolis Creative Renewal Fellowship, the 2016 Theatre MVP Grant from the Central Indiana Community Foundation and is a 2017 Lunt-Fontanne National Fellow at Ten Chimneys in Wisconsin where he worked with master actor and teacher Alfred Molina.