Robert Harper

Lecturer
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0405
Faculty Assoc
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0405
Lecturer
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0405
Lecturer
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0405
Faculty Assoc
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0405

Biography

Robert Kolby Harper is a graduate of Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts and has been working as a theater professional for the past 16 years. He is currently the associate artistic director for Phoenix Theatre, artistic director for Phoenix Theatres Cookie Company and Phoenix Theatres Greasepaint Youtheatre. He has directed such shows as: 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Altar Boys, I Left My Heart, Swing, Route 66, Cole, 1940s Radio Hour, The Oldest Profession, Will Rodgers Follies, Grease, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Westside Story  and Smokey Joes Caf�) Choreographed: Crazy for You, Guys and Dolls, Cabaret, Chicago, Will Rogers Follies, Thoroughly Modern Millie and Beauty and the Beast) and performed in Curtains (Christopher Belling), The Producers (Roger Dupree) Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks (Michael Minetti), A Christmas Carol (Bob Crachit), Guys and Dolls (Nicely), Cabaret (Emcee), Funny Thing Happened&.Forum (Hysterium), A Chorus Line (Bobby), RobberBridegroom (Goat), Rumors (Ernie), and Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (Melvin P. Thorpe). He was privileged to have been the assistant choreographer on the national tour of Veggie Tales Live. As an educator, he has been the Theatre Department liaison and instructor for Arizona School for the Arts as well as taught numerous classes and workshops in dance, physical acting and musical theatre. He is now a faculty associate with Arizona State University in musical theater. Harper is a proud member of the Actors Equity Association.

Education

Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts

Courses

Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
MUP 472 Music Theatre VIII
MUP 494 Special Topics
MUP 571 Music Theatre: Workshops
MUP 590 Reading and Conference
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
MUP 470 Music Theatre VII
MUP 565 Acting and Movement
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
MUP 472 Music Theatre VIII
MUP 571 Music Theatre: Workshops
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
MUP 470 Music Theatre VII
MUP 565 Acting and Movement
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
MUP 471 Music Theatre: Workshops
MUP 565 Acting and Movement
MUP 571 Music Theatre: Workshops
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
MUP 565 Acting for Singers
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
MUP 465 Music Theatre VI: Adv Acting
MUP 565 Acting for Singers
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
MUP 499 Individualized Instruction
MUP 590 Reading and Conference
MUP 596 Solo Performance
MUP 597 Solo Performance
MUP 790 Reading and Conference
MUP 796 Solo Performance