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Joan Robbins

Dramaturge & Assistant Professor
Theatre
Performing Arts Center
525 S. Main Street
Ada, OH 45810
419-772-2487
Biography: 

Joan Robbins heads the B.A. program in Theatre at Ohio Northern where she serves on the theatre faculty and works as both a director and dramaturg. She also is the co-founder of ONU's International Play Festival, a platform for new work from around the globe. Robbins has worked extensively as a dramaturg and as a director in both the academic and professional theatre. As director of theatre at the University of Scranton, she designed and instituted a theatre major. Highlights from her directing credits include: The Green Cockatoo for the Yale Cabaret; Dancing at Lughnasa for the Idaho Shakespeare Festival; Measure for Measure, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Holy Ghosts, The Wild Duck, The House of Blue Leaves and The Plough and the Stars for the University of Scranton; and The Cripple of Inishmaan, All My Sons, Twelfth Night and Dancing at Lughnasa for ONU.

Education: 
  • Doctor of Fine Arts, Yale School of Drama
  • Master of Fine Arts in Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism, Yale School of Drama
  • B.A. in English and Theatre, Boston College
     
Teaching Interests: 

Theatre History, Dramatic Literature, Playwriting, Directing, Dramaturgy, Acting

Research Interests: 

Irish modern and contemporary drama, new play development, international theatre

Department Of Theatre Arts

Lin Fletcher

419-772-2049
l-fletcher@onu.edu
Freed Center for The Performing Arts 125
525 South Main Street
Ada, Ohio 45810
Monday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed