Rob Bronstein worked in the vibrant Chicago theater scene for over twenty years. Twelve of those years were at the famed Second City comedy cabaret theater, ten of those as stage manager, designer, co-creator and voiceover cast member of fifteen original revues, two retrospectives, and dozens of corporate industrial shows. In addition to his years at The Second City, Rob worked in various temporary assignments at The Goodman Theatre, Remains Ensemble, Body Politic Theatre, Chicago Black Ensemble, and Live Bait Theater, among others.

After his departure from The Second City, Rob returned to performing, first appearing in the Remains Ensemble’s original creation “Activities of Daily Living” playing all of the able-bodied male roles, seven onstage and three on tape. Having moved to Los Angeles in the fall of 1994, he began to write his own material. His first show, Another Average Day was performed in small venues in Los Angeles including Theater at the Improv in 1998.

While Another Average Day was being created and performed, Rob took his last tech touring job, the opportunity of a lifetime. As lighting designer and technician to Rock & Roll legend Ray Davies of The Kinks, Rob traveled to venues from San Francisco to Stockholm throughout North America and Europe.

Since his July 2000 arrival in New York City, Rob has written and performed a second storytelling work, True Stories From the ER That You’re Never Gonna See on Television! which premiered at the New York International Fringe Festival in 2003.

During the time True Stories From the ER… was being created, Rob worked on other writing projects including a novel, Tales On Tap, a play and a screenplay.

Rob has continued to do voiceover work, narrating independent film projects and educational CD ROM software tutorials.

As if all that were not enough, Rob teaches theater skills in the New York City high schools. The educational foundation of The Town Hall sends Rob into city schools in Brooklyn, Queens and The Bronx. Working with at-risk teens, Rob assists New York City teachers and leads classes to create their own performance work.

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