Robert Ollisis an Artistic Associate of Pride Films & Plays ("PFP"), and served as music director for PFP's acclaimed production of The Boy from OZ, as well as helping to create the follow-up production of Judy & Liza - Once in a Lifetime - The London Palladium Concert - a Tribute (www.JudyLizatribute.com). He has served as Music Director of such popular PFP shows as A Man of No Importance,Southern Comfort, YANK!-A WWII Love Story, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert, The Nance, Songs from an Unmade Bed, A History of Summer, The Book of Merman and Under A Rainbow Flag. He served as Music Director for Underscore Theatre’s hit show Haymarket: A New Folk Musical. Robert received a Jeff Award for music direction of Kiss of the Spider Woman, plus Jeff nominations for six other shows. Robert has also served as Music Director for notable productions at Bailiwick Chicago and Bailiwick Repertory Theatre, including Elton John’s AIDA, Assassins, A Man of No Importance, My Favorite Year, The Who’s Tommy and The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Dennis DeYoung. He has music-directed The Addams Family and several other productions of the Casting Auction Players, as well as countless theatre-benefit concerts. Robert has accompanied performers Donna McKechnie, Capathia Jenkins, Andrea Marcovicci, Nick Adams, Nancy Hays and Alexandra Billings at cabaret and concert venues in New York City and Chicago.