Rob Hopper is the founder of National Youth Theatre,
National Youth Arts, and National Arts Digest, as well as a reviewer, editor,
and itinerant judge of our awards programs. He has been reviewing and judging
theatre for more than ten years for various organizations including those listed
above, the State Thespians, the Actors Alliance of San Diego, San Diego
Playbill, and Catch a Rising Star talent contest. He played the cello growing up
and has written for a local newspaper, a software company, and is the author of
the novel The Book of Adam: Autobiography of the First Human Clone.