Robert Kelly McAllister

Robert McAllister

Screenwriter, Actor, Director and Playwright

Denver, Colorado

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July 2012
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About Robert

Kelly McAllister is a playwright, screenwriter, actor, and director. Screenplays include: Ghostlight, Burning the Old Man, & Elsewhere. In 2012, his play Lovers, Lunatics, and Poets was a finalist in Playscripts' Pitch-n-Play contest. In 2010, his play Hela and Troy was named a finalist for the Heideman Award as part of the Humana Festival. His first play, Last Call, won the Excellence in Playwriting award at the 2002 New York International Fringe Festival. In 2005, his play Burning the Old Man won the New York Innovative Theatre (NYIT) award for outstanding full length script. Other plays include Some Unfortunate Hour; Fenway: Last of the Bohemians; Muse of Fire; and The Morons. He also wrote and directed the short film Strong Tea. His plays have been produced by Divadlo na Zabradli of Prague, hope theatre, inc., Boomerang Theatre Company, the Triangle Theatre of North Carolina, Impetuous Theatre Company, The Other Theatre Company of Denver, Art House Productions, and many more. In 2003, he was named Graduate of the Last Decade by San Jose State University. He was also a senior reviewer for nytheatre.com from 2003-2005. His work has been published by Applause Books, Smith and Kraus, and the New York Theatre Experience. You can read his blog at www.rkmcallister.blogspot.com. Mr. McAllister lives in Denver with his wife Lisa.

Loglines

  • Ghostlight

    Ghostlight Horror When strange murders occur around a high school theater production, an awkward teenage drama geek must solve the mystery of who or what is behind the killings, or he might be the next victim.

Credits

  • Strong Tea

    Strong Tea (2015)
    Film (short) by Vanilla Lime Ice Productions Director/writer

Awards

  • Pitch-n-Play, Playscripts- Finalist
    (2012)

  • Heideman Award, Humana Festival - Finalist
    (2010)

  • New York Innovative Theatre (NYIT) Outstanding Full Length Play for Burning the Old Man
    (2005)

  • Graduate of the Last Decade, San Jose State University
    (2003)

  • New York International Fringe Festival, Excellence in Playwriting for Last Call
    (2002)

Education

  • San Jose State University (San Jose, CA)

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