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Jill & Robert TownsendJill and Robert are currently living a bicoastal existence, but are spending the majority of their time in New York. The are the proud owners of their awesome shelter rescue pup Kayla. Jill is born and raised San Diegan, while Robert hails from Massachusetts, then Florida, and then finally the majority of his young adult and adult life on the West Coast.

Jill started off her performing career as Amaryllis in The Music Man at the age of 11, while Robert’s illustrious career began by getting kicked out of his elementary school choir. Robert received his Bachelor’s Degree from CSU Long Beach, and continued his studies pursuing a Master’s Degree at UC Irvine. Jill also studied Drama in the undergraduate program at UCI and was accepted in their New York program where she studied with top choreographers and directors.

Jill and Robert fell in love in 2001 when they starred opposite each other as Laurey and Curly in Oklahoma! at the Welk Resort in San Diego. They were married in May 2005, and continue to live in a state of marital bliss. Together they have performed in hundreds of shows, industrials, concerts and have traveled throughout the United States, Europe, Central and South America, the Far East and the Caribbean. Jill’s goals include starring in the first ice skating musical, since as a child she was a competitive ice skater, while Robert is on an eternal quest for the perfect slice of pizza! And if anyone has a recommendation for an awesome factory tour, let us know, cause we love em!

Both are proud members of Actors’ Equity Association.