about rob

Rob DiNinni is an actor, improviser, comedian, educator, writer, and coach. As a founding member of StageCoach Improv, he has performed and facilitated corporate improv training, improv team building programs, and interactive entertainment for organizations including Comcast, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, The American Bar Association, Harvard Medical School, Verizon Wireless, Philips North America, TD Bank, and IBM. Rob also works closely with executives, clinicians, and medical schools providing leadership and communication skills coaching as an actor and educator. His improv training approach was inspired by teachings from the Groundlings and Keith Johnstone on the art of improvisation.

As a professional actor and member of SAG-AFTRA, Rob has had leading roles in TV Commercials, Theatre, Feature Films and Corporate Videos. His film credits include Aristocrat, To The Tranquil Sea, Detour, Urgent Care, Roller Palace, Bad Gravity, Up and Down Again, Slip & Fall, and American Hustle. He also has performed stand-up and improv comedy at Stand UpNY, The Comedy Studio, and Nick's Comedy Stop. He was a principle actor in I Go Solo, a comedy Nominated for Best New Play in New England. Rob recently produced and performed a one-man show, Masquerading as an Adult. Rob was a lead actor, producer, and helped develop script for a new comedy play, The Break-Up of Cause & Effect -- world premier at Edinburgh Festival Fringe and went on to perform shows in London.

Rob created StageCoach Improv tapping into an esteemed Business Development, Sales, and Marketing career with over 12 years of professional executive experience in the computer, software, and IT services industry. Rob is recognized for his leadership and sales ability generating outstanding results through creative business development and partner programs with Segue Software (now Borland Software), IBM Global Services, MicroAge, and Microsoft. Rob has empowered successful sales and business development teams through his use of humor and improvisation. Rob graduated with honors with an Associates Degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing/Management with a Psychology focus from Siena College in New York.

Honors and Awards
NEABO Award -- Best Comedic Acting Clip
Best New Comedy Play Nomination -- I Go Solo
National Sales Presentation Contest -- 1st Place
Editor's Choice Award -- Poetry
Cambridge Professionals and Strathmore's -- Who's Who
President's Club Honors -- Sales
MVP Awards -- Sales