A.R.T.: Debut. Robert is the associate director of the Almeida Theatre. Robert was associate director of Headlong from 2010–2013, artistic director of the Arden Theatre Company in Stockton-on-Tees from 2003–2007 and of the Swan Theatre Company in Cambridge from 2005–2008, where he was awarded the Susie Gautier-Smith Prize for his contribution to theater. His production of 1984 (which he co-adapted and directed with Duncan Macmillan) won Best Director at the UK Theatre Awards and was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best New Play. Robert was selected as one of the Hospital Club’s 100 most influential people working across Britain’s creative industries in 2014. Other theater includes: Uncle Vanya, The Fever, Mr Burns, Almeida; Oresteia, Almeida, West End; Boys, Romeo & Juliet, Headlong; The Alchemist, Liverpool Playhouse.