Robert Maxwell

Rob is a voice, dialect and acting teacher based in Sydney. He holds an MFA in Voice from NIDA, and is an acting graduate of the Atlantic Theatre Company in New York City. He has worked extensively as an actor and teacher both here in Australia and overseas, including residencies at Yale School of Drama and Carnegie Mellon University.

Rob’s coaching credits include: Ghosts, Marat/Sade, Waiting for Godot, The Changeling, Lunacy, The Show That Smells, 27 Wagons Full of Cotton (all for NIDA), Hamlet (Blue Cow Theatre Company), Jess and Joe Forever (Sugary Rum Productions) and Gruesome Playground Injuries (Tasmanian Theatre Company). He teaches at numerous institutions around Sydney, including ACA, NIDA, Australian Theatre for Young People, Screenwise, Sydney Actors School, AFTT, TAFTA, and the Hub Studio.

Rob is passionate about helping actors acquire a psycho-visceral connection to text and language. His teaching philosophy is steeped in an array of techniques that advocate a more holistic use of self – integrating body, soul, mind, imagination and voice.