Bob Cline

Senior Showcase - BFA Musical Theater

Bob Cline is the founder of Bob Cline Casting in New York City. There, he was recently named as one of New York’s 10 Best, by Broadway World. Bob has cast film, TV, commercials, over 70 national tours, and hundreds of regional theatre productions across the country. Bob's casting credits include: The National Tours of Shrek, Elf, Young Frankenstein, Beauty and the Beast, Oliver, Annie, Bye, Bye Birdie, Hairspray, Rent, Drowsy Chaperone, Full Monty, Music Man, 39 Steps, Showboat, Victor/Victoria, and Oklahoma -to name a few. Regionally, Bob has had his hands in casting shows at over 30 LORT Theaters, including, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, St. Louis Repertory Theatre, The Pioneer Theatre Company, The Fulton Theatre, Maltz-Jupiter Theatre, The Olney, Theatre By The Sea, and many more. As a director, Bob had the pleasure of directing Betty Buckley, Tom Cavanaugh, Tuc Watkins, Christy Carlson Romano, Martha Plimpton, and Elaine Stritch in Ben Andron's White's Lies both at the Jerry Orbach Theatre and New World Stages in NYC.

All three shows he has directed for the Vital Theatre Company, in New York, Medusa; Bright, Apple, Crush; and Kiss and Tell have been nominated and/or won the Sam French Festival. Other recent favorites include: Once on this Island, In the Heights, Parade, Sweet Charity, Jesus Christ Superstar, Gypsy, Ragtime, A New Brain, Violet, Songs for a New World, Titanic, Rent, The Full Monty, Crimes of the Heart, Into the Woods, To Kill a Mockingbird and A Christmas Carol. Nights when he is not directing shows, he can be found directing students in one of the three audition classes he teaches weekly in NYC through the Actor’s Loft. Most Importantly, Bob is a proud faculty member in Pace University’s Theatre program in charge of the Senior BFA Musical Theatre majors, for almost 10 years.