Rob Bosquez is a Fort Worth native, a writer, director, and actor. Rob is the creative writing/acting/improv instructor for Artes de la Rosa’s Artes Academy at the Rose Marine Cultural Center, with whom he has created over 50 productions for young audiences during the past seventeen years, including co-productions with The Fort Worth Opera, Feed by Grace, a non-profit organization that helps Fort Worth’s homeless population, Fort Worth’s Imagination Celebration, and Jubilee Theatre.
Rob currently teaches creative writing and acting for Fort Worth’s Stage West Theatre, with whom he has co-founded The Neighborhood Play Contest & The Festival of the Kid, which has produced the writings of hundreds of local students with professional directors and stage artists for the past fifteen years. Rob is the director/founder of Stage West’s in-house teen ensemble, the West Vickery Vagabonds.
Rob is the recipient of numerous awards from The Live Theatre League of Tarrant County, including The Outstanding Achievement Award for Artes de la Rosa, The Bill Garber Young Theatre Artist Award, and the Rudy Eastman Diversity Award, and has participated in and created outreach programs for Artes de la Rosa, Stage West Theatre, Hip Pocket Theatre, and Imagination Fort Worth.
Rob has had numerous short stories and poetry published in literary magazines such as The Panther City Review and his original play, The Breeze Through the Cherry Fields, was recently published by the Langdon Review.
Rob is also an award-winning filmmaker with his short film BEAUTIMOUS, which he wrote and directed, taking 2nd place at Endeavor Cinema’s Funkytown Winter Film Festival in 2016.