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Robert Shampain

Robert Shampain

Robert Shampain


LA theater credits include: The Geffen Playhouse, Tim Robbin's The Actor's Gang (six-year company member) and most recently the Jason Alexander-directed hit When You're in Love The Whole World is Jewish and the title role in The Foreigner at Pacific Resident Theatre (seven-year company member). New York, regional and U.K. stage credits include: A Light in The Piazza (Bart Sher, dir.); Inman (Sir Jonathan Miller, dir.); The Odyssey (Mary Zimmerman, dir.); Temple (Gabriel Barre, dir.) [last three at Seattle Repertory Theatre]; Malvolio in Twelfth Night with California Shakespeare Festival: Pentheus in The Bacchae and Jack in The Rivals at Portland Center Stage (Liz Huddle, dir.); Snoopy in You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown (UK revival) and many other theaters including ACT, Arena Stage, Huntington Theatre Company (Boston), Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Theatre Clwyd (Wales). Film/TV includes: CSI: Miami, Ghost Whisperer, Final Justice, The Onion Movie, The Unit, Without A Trace, Law and Order, The Young and the Restless.  He is founder and director of BAYFEST International Youth Theatre, which runs summer intensives for young actors from around the U.S., Canada and the U.K., and which also has in-school and teacher-training programs which focus on bringing drama “active arts” activities into all classrooms.

Productions at LA Opera

  • A Streetcar Named Desire

    A Streetcar Named Desire