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Robert Bradly (he/him/siya) is a Filipino artist and collaborator based in Manila, Philippines. He specialises in directing and acting across different mediums and constantly looks for opportunities to collaborate.
He hopes to contribute and collaborate in rediscovering theatre in the online platform.
He finished his BFA in Theatre Arts at Ateneo de Manila University, where he received the Loyola Schools Award for the Arts in Theater Directing. With financial assistance from Ateneo, he attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. His career began in Kuwait, where he trained at the British Academy of International Arts and was awarded Distinctions in both Acting and Musical Theatre in his London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA) Examinations.
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Works he directed include his directing thesis with Loss, and Tanghalang Ateneo's Balay Dolor (House of Pain), featured in Karangalan sa Pag-Inam Festival hosted by the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ resident theatre company, Tanghalang Pilipino. He also became Assistant Director for Ateneo Fine Arts’ Reasons To Be Pretty by Neil Labute and blueREP’s production of the Tony Award-winning musical Next to Normal.
Roles he portrayed include Young Simba in the British Academy of International Arts' The Lion King, and Mr. Stephens in blueREP’s Carrie: The Musical. He also played the lead in Jerome Ignacio’s Kublihan (Refuge), and Bangkok (Banquo) in Tanghalang Ateneo's Filipino adaptation of Macbeth, Makbetamaximus.45. He also stars in Loyola Film Circle’s Atenean Vandal and in the independent short film, HASSLE.