Rob Cutler is a veteran of the Philadelphia-area comedy scene, and a master teacher with over a decade's experience training students of all ages in improv techniques. When not explaining the difference between long and short form games, Rob has appeared with groups such as the N Crowd, Philly Improv Theater (PHIT), and as an actor with the Wilma Theatre and Shakespeare in Clark Park. Rob's also been a professional hand and rod puppeteer for many years, with experience teaching various puppetry styles including bunraku and puppetry for the camera. Company member at Transmissions Theatre (Rails, Water Bears in Space, Imanami, A Porch at the End of the World), and a core member of Philadelphia's first all-improvised puppet show (Friends of Alcatraz). He is currently a graduate student at the University of Connecticut, the only program in the United States offering a master’s degree in Puppet Arts. Ask him about that time he played a velociraptor.
Rob is high-energy, loud, and funny. His classes will have you laughing, listening, thinking fast, and immediately supporting your fellow classmates.