Rob Zellers


Rob Zellers’ plays have been developed at Pittsburgh Public Theater, Pittsburgh Playhouse, Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, The Lark, PlayPenn, New Harmony Project, Youngstown Playhouse, Accessible Theatre Company of Boston, and Carnegie Mellon and Wake Forest Universities.  He is co-author of The Chief, the most successful play in Pittsburgh Public Theater’s 40-year history, published by University of Pittsburgh Press and made into a feature film.  Other plays:  Harry’s Friendly Service, premiered Pittsburgh Public Theater 2009, Edgerton Award; Mr. Wheeler’s, premiered Pioneer Theatre Company’s 2015 Play-by-Play Series.  Currently in development: Something to Live For: The Billy Strayhorn Story, Redux, Smokey Hollow, and Safekeeping.

 Rob was the Education Director at Pittsburgh Public Theater for over 25 years where he established numerous successful theater education programs to serve the Pittsburgh community.  He is the recipient of the 2013 Tapestry Award in the Arts, Pittsburgh New Works Lifetime Achievement Award, and proud member of The Dramatists Guild.