Robert Bella has a B.F.A. from NYU's Undergraduate Drama Department, where he is currently an adjunct faculty member. Writing credits include three original screenplays, numerous one-act plays and the stage adaptation of the film Stand and Deliver. Bella is a founding member of The Atlantic Theater Company, for which he has worked on more than 50 plays for stage and radio as an actor, director, writer and producer. Acting credits include off-Broadway: Boy's Life, Measure for Measure (Lincoln Center Theater), Rarities (Lucille Lortel), Summer Evening (Circle Rep Lab), Acts of Desire (Watermark), Shaker Heights, Nothing Sacred, The Virgin Molly, Five Very Live, Three Sisters (Atlantic Theater Company). Regional: Oleanna (National Tour), The Water Engine (Goodman Theater). Film: Money for Nothing, Homicide, Things Change, The Roommates and Hitsville. Directing credits include Class Enemy Knuckle, True West, Julius Caesar, Mad Forest, Spike Heels and The Crucible.