Cam M. Roberts
Bachelor of Arts Degree, Wake Forest University, 2012
Cam M. Roberts (23) is a Performing & Literary Arts Professional, & Poet from NC. Cam earned his BA from Wake Forest University in 2012, where he studied Theatre & English. During the Summer/Fall of 2011, Cam was an Undergraduate Research Fellow in the Humanities at WFU, researching "The Political Dramas of Harold Pinter: Torture & the Totalitarian State"; He incorporated much of what he had learned from this research when directing 2 Ring Theatre Productions at WFU: Harold Pinter's "Mountain Language" & Yasmina Reza's "God of Carnage"; Cam also performed in 5 WFU Mainstage productions: Emilie, Eurydice, The Grapes of Wrath, Moonchildren, and Sonnets for an Old Century.
Additionally, Cam has experience working within an array of Social Media Networks, SEO Stratagies, & Internet-based Research Methodologies, as well as skills in Website Development, Content Creation, Blogging, Multimedia Presentations & a number of Online Archival Resources.
Cam's most significant creative influences & inspirations are Harold Pinter, Samuel Beckett, Sylvia Plath, Cormac McCarthy, and Philip Glass.
Before his undergraduate studies began, Cam attended high school at The North Carolina School of Science & Mathematics, Alumnus '08.
Within the next few years, he plans to enroll into an accredited M.F.A. program.
Performance Theory/Studies, Stage Directing, Dramaturgy & Literary Management, Sound Design, Scenography, Postmodernism, Minimalism, Southern Gothic Literature, Creative Writing, Social Media, Instructional Design, Library Science, semiotics, the life & literary work of Samuel Beckett, Harold Pinter, Martin Esslin's The Theatre of the Absurd, Edward Albee, Sam Shepard, Yasmina Reza, Caryl Churchill, the Poetry & Poetic Dramas of T.S. Eliot, Simon McBurney (Theatre de Complicite), Alan Schneider, Katie Mitchell, Billie Whitelaw, Ralph Koltai, Robert Wilson, Andrzej Klimowski, the Wooster Group, Tim Miller, Performance Art, Physical & Devised Theatres, the novels and plays of Cormac McCarthy, Sylvia Plath, Virginia Woolf, post-WWII Italian Cinema: Federico Fellini & Bernardo Bertolucci, "Stile Fascismo", John Cassavetes, Paul Thomas Anderson.
English, Some Italian, Some Latin
Highlighted Paid/Unpaid work during the past year (recent-old):
Employed as Professional Actor by WFU [Interdepartmental Collaboration between Theatre & Graduate Counseling: Educational Theatre focused on drug/alcohol addiction & rehabilitation] (August 2012 - present)
Employed as Professional Actor by EffectiveArts, Inc. (July 2012 - present)
Employed as Assistant Director/Dramaturg [Wake World Comedy Troupe] by WFU dept. of Theatre & Dance, and dept. of Academic Advising (Orientation Week: August, 2012)
(2012) Stage play: "Emilie: La Marquise du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight" by Lauren Gunderson, directed by Sharon Andrews - playing Gentleman #1: Emilie's Father, Emilie's Husband, Marain, & Isaac Newton at WFU Mainstage Theatre in Scales Fine Arts Center, Winston-Salem NC.
(2012) Stage musical: "City of Angels" Book by Larry Gelbart, music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by David Zippel,
directed by Cindy Gendrich - Sound Technician, at WFU Mainstage Theatre in Scales Fine Arts Center, Winston-Salem, NC
(2012) Stage play: "God of Carnage" by Yasmina Reza, trans. Christopher Hampton - Director & Assistant Scenic Designer, at WFU Ring Theatre in Scales Fine Arts Center, Winston-Salem, NC.
(2011) Stage play: "Mountain Language" by Harold Pinter - Director & Sound Designer, at WFU Ring Theatre in Scales Fine Arts Center, Winston-Salem, NC.