Director of Development
Rob Cleveland is a jack of many trades and a master of many as well. He is a master storyteller, a comedian, an actor, and a teacher. Currently, he is working on developing and distributing new animated stories and illustrated children books with a number of authors.
In addition, Rob is storyteller-in-residence at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History in Atlanta. His talent in storytelling landed him at Emory University where he leads workshops for law students, teaching them how to tell a good story. On Sundays, you will find him showing Sunday school teachers how to incorporate storytelling techniques and disciplines into their work.
As an actor, Rob has appeared in over fifty professional stage productions around the country. Most recently, he completed his fourth season with the Georgia Shakespeare Festival.
On film, he has been seen in "That Darn Cat" and "Drumline." Rob was also part of the creative team that developed the show called "Tush" for WTBS, a show that featured the writing team of Bonnie and Terry Turner.
As a stand-up comedian, Rob has headlined all over the country in many different comedy clubs, including Dangerfield's in NYC and The Improv in NYC and Los Angeles.
Rob earned B.S. degree in Biology and Education at Emory University and spent several years as a special education teacher. He was recently the coordinator of Atlanta Citizen Advocacy, an organization that finds advocates for persons with developmental disabilities.
He currently resides in Atlanta Georgia with his wife of 13 years, Mary Lynn Owen and their 10 year-old twins, Andrew and Eloisa.