A versatile theatre artist, scholar, and educator with over 19 years of professional and university experience, Robert Neblett has trained with artists such as Jane Lapotaire and Anne Bogart and worked with the following companies: Alley Theatre, Tennessee Repertory Theatre, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, Shakespeare Dallas, St. Louis Shakespeare, Theatre Three, Theater Fusion, Dallas HUB Theater, and Actors Renaissance Theatre, among others.
He has also taught theatre and literature courses at Washington University in St. Louis, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Mountain View College, Tarrant County College-Northeast, St. Louis Community College-Meramec, and SUNY-Oneonta, and had articles published in The New England Theatre Journal and American Theatre.
He has served as founding artistic director of (Mostly) Harmless Theatre in St. Louis, MO, and Inevitable Theatre Company in Dallas, TX, where he produced and directed the local and regional premieres of groundbreaking works such as The Laramie Project, Fuddy Meers, Four Modern Noh Plays, Jordan, and Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead.
Robert is also a produced playwright, whose latest works for the stage, Dracula: The Case of the Silver Scream and Simply Simone, are licensed by Summerwind Productions and have received a number of professional and amateur productions throughout the United States and Canada. Other plays include: Roundabout, A Wrinkle in Time, The Thirty-Minute Lysistrata, and Alice in Wonderland.
Robert holds a PhD in Comparative and Dramatic Literature from Washington University in St. Louis, as well as a BA in English (Honors) and a BA in Theatre from Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas, and an MA in Drama from Washington University.