After working as a street performer in
Europe, doing mime and clowning in places like Piazza San Marco in
Venice The Place de Georges Pompadiou in Paris and The Piazza Navona in
Rome, Campbell became a
founding member of the Actor's Gang and Artistic Associate of The Los
Angeles Theatre Center. With more than 150 productions to his credit,
Campbell has received some of the most coveted theatre awards including The London Fringe One Man Show
of the Year and both The Los Angeles and Bay Area Critic’s Circle
Awards for Lead and Solo Performances, The Helen Hayes Award, The Jeff
Award 4 Backstage West Garland Awards.
Ron has performed in such
theatres as The Habima, (Israel) The Mark Taper Forum, (Los Angeles) The
Theatre, Teatro Zinzanni , The Aurora Theatre, (San Francisco) The
Mercury Theatre, (Chicago) The Huntington Theatre, (Boston) The Seattle
Repertory Theatre, The Intiman Theatre, (Seattle) The Metro Stage,
(Washinton D.C.) The Old Globe and the Old Red Lion in London.
Ron Campbell's one man shows include The Thousandth Night, R.Buckminster Fuller, The History (and Mystery) of the Universe, A Tale of Two Cities, The
Bone Man of Benares, Shylock and Beckett’s Eh Joe.
Artist at the California Shakespeare Theatre, Campbell received The Fox
Fellowship for Distinguished Achievement in 2009, training with various international companies in Greece,
Italy and Japan with a emphasis on Mask Work while also touring with
Cirque du Soleil playing the King of the Clowns in Kooza.