Robert Cornelius is an actor, singer, educator and activist that who has been a part of the Chicago arts community for over three decades. Currently he serves as adjunct faculty at Roosevelt University and as Director of The Young Company at Merrimack Repertory Theatre in Lowell MA. From 2007 until 2018, Robert was the Education Director at VG, and proudly continues to be a part of the program. Robert was most recently seen on stage in the world premiere of Her Honor, Jane Byrne by J. Nicole Brooks at Lookingglass Theatre Company, which will be remounted this winter, and can be seen on the season premiere of the hit comedy South Side. He continues to advocate for those who have not had a chance to have their voices heard.