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Rob Melrose

Rob Melrose

Director, Happy Days

Rob Melrose is Artistic Director and co-founder of The Cutting Ball Theater where he has directed The Bald Soprano, Victims of Duty, Bone to Pick (world premiere), Endgame, Krapp’s Last Tape, The Taming of the Shrew, Macbeth, Hamletmachine, As You Like It, The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World, Mayakovsky: A Tragedy, My Head Was a Sledgehammer, Roberto Zucco, The Vomit Talk of Ghosts (world premiere), The Sandalwood Box, Pickling, Ajax for Instance, Helen of Troy (world premiere) and Drowning Room (world premiere), and has translated No Exit, Woyzeck, Pelléas and Mélisande, The Bald Soprano and Ubu Roi.

Regional: Happy Days, Pen (Guthrie Theater); An Accident (world premiere, Magic Theatre); Villains, Fools, and Lovers (California Shakespeare Theatre); The Creature (world premiere, Black Box Theater, BACC Award for direction); Hedda Gabler (Actors’ Collective); Creditors (Alias Stage); The Train Play (Crowded Fire). 

Education: MFA, Yale School of Drama; BA, Princeton University.