Robbie Ellis (Music Director) is a composer, music director and broadcaster; and he’s been part of the VAMP team since May 2015. He’s worked for Second City at sea, on land and in the Training Center; and also works at ComedySportz Chicago and Story Town. At MCL Chicago, he wrote the music for the 2015 MCL Chicago Premier Premieres show Self-Starters; served as the pianist and keyboardist for ZIG: EDM Suicide; and is a regular guest on Lindsey's Calling. Robbie also writes and performs comedy songs; composes dots-on-paper music; and makes presents classical radio programmes on 98.7 WFMT. He spells it “programmes” because he is from Auckland, New Zealand.