Rob Adler

ROB ADLER is an award winning actor, director and creator of He recently wrote and directed the film, “iVote,” starring Academy Award nominee Eric Roberts (The Dark Knight, Pope of Greenwich Village), Dan Lauria (The Wonder Years, Sullvan & Son, Broadway’s Lombardi) and EMMY nominee Sharon Lawrence (Desperate Housewives, NYPD Blue). Rob is also a successful coach and has been hired by ABC/DISNEY for primetime television, Fortune 500 Companies (Walgreens, KPMG, St Peters Medical Center) and privately by actors to help them bring presence, play and spontaneity to their work. Adler has taught classes at the University of Southern California, Geffen Playhouse, Will Geer Theatre, Hothouse Spontaneous Theater Conservatory, Chicago Improv Festival, Seattle Festival of Improvisation, The Actors Gang, Bootleg Theater, Players Space and The Open Fist Theater. An expert in Improvisational Acting, Adler studied in Chicago at The Theater School/ Goodman School of Drama; with Paul Sills; Joyce Piven; Ric Murphy, David Avcollie; Gary Schwartz, Second City; The Groundlings; SITI Company; the Actors Gang and has a certificate in directing from UCLA. He seeks to help you bring spontaneity and play to your work and life, because “Life is Improvised.”


“Magic…it’s the creative edge that sets you apart from your peers. Adler is a coach who can marry improvisation with not only scripted material, but the modern demands of the industry as well. Through his humor, passion, intelligence and generosity, Rob has a way of getting actors to let go and play.”

-Adam Mayfield, All My Children


“AdlerImprov training has freed me up so much … Rob Adler challenges you and takes your craft to another level.”

- Stephanie Fantauzzi, recurring on HBO’s Shameless


“Rob Adler gets right to the heart of the matter giving actors tools and confidence to embrace truthful spontaneity…”

-Kevin McCorkle, The Amazing Spiderman, Hot in Cleveland, Young & the Restless


“Rob is one of the finest teachers I’ve had the pleasure of working with. He specializes in using improvisation for actors, not caricatures”

-Aaron Speiser, coach to Academy Award nominees Will Smith, Gerard Butler & Virgina Madsen

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