Rob Webber comes to be joining the Magnet Theater after performing at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater on Harold Night with the teams My Kickass Van, Gigawatt, Arsenal and Kill Your Darlings as well as the house sketch teams Mixtape 98, High Treason and Neighbor Boy. He directed the UCBT's long-running improvised soap operas Chastity Cove and Hot Lather: As the Diamond Burns. Rob was also a member of the beloved indie longform improv group Johnny Lunchpail and has performed at comedy festivals throughout North America.
NYC performing credits include; Psycho Beach Party, Chess, It's Called the Sugar Plum, Five Women Wearing the Same Dress. Regional credits include; The News in Revue, 3 Guys Naked from the Waist Down, Greater Tuna, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, The Good Doctor, Musical Comedy Murders of 1940, & others too numerous to mention. In 2004 he appeared in a leading role in the feature film Four Dead Batteries. TV and Internet credits include MTV, VH1, A&E, PBS, TruTV, College Humor and the Onion News Network.
Rob is a graduate of The American Musical and Dramatic Academy, Fredonia State University, and the Second City Training Center's IFA program. He has studied improvisation with Martin de Maat, Michael Gellman, Jeff Michalski, Todd Stashwick, John Thies, Jay Rhoderick, Gary Austin, Joe Bill, Mark Sutton, Matt Walsh, Michael Delaney, Billy Merritt, Kevin Mullaney, Ian Roberts, Eliza Skinner, Abra Tabak, Rick Andrews, Louis Kornfeld and Elana Fishbein.
Rob has taught improv workshops in the USA and Brazil and was an instructor for the UCB Training Center Diversity Program.