Bob Dio has a long show business career as an actor and director including stage, film, television and radio. He has directed the riveting drama Inherit the Wind, and Simon Grays Stage Struck at the Ivoryton Playhouse. His other stage directorial credits include: Y In The World staged at the Bushnell's Belding Theatre in Hartford, Death of a Salesman, I Hate Hamlet, Evita, Extremities, Front Street starring Ron Paolillo of television's Welcome Back Kotter, and You're A Good Man Charlie Brown. Regional acting roles include, Antonio Salieri in Amadeus (Ivoryton Playhouse) Joseph in My Three Angels, Sidney Redlich in Bell Book and Candle, Rutledge in 1776, Pilot in Jesus Christ Superstar, Vitorio Vidal in Sweet Charity, Herr Shultz in Cabaret, Count Dracula in Dracula, Flint in The Night of January 16th, Val in Laughter on the 23rd Floor. Bob's national and international television and screen acting credits include Harvest for Ibid Films, Everybody's Fine for Paramount Studios, The Town directed by Ben Affleck, The Scarlet Letter for PBS, The Deadliest Season for CBS, Coma for Warner Brothers, and Promises In the Dark for MGM. Bob was also the supervising producer for the nationally syndicated, reality-based television series Real Stories of the Highway Patrol. He has also had the pleasure of directing television commercials starring the late Paul Newman, Phyllis Diller, Robert Vaughn and Hugh O'Brien. Bob has performed on countless radio and television commercials. He also staged the "Bozzuto Awards" a live event at Mohegan Sun Casino hosted by nationally known celebrity John O'Hurley. Bob's training includes voice at the Hartt School of Music, BA in Speech and Drama (University of Hartford), MFA directing program (University of Connecticut).