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Robin Johnson is a Twin Cities actress/director who has acted at the Guthrie Theater, Theatre in the Round, Starting Gate Productions, Commedia Beauregard and Creative Time of New York. She has also done voice work for National Public Radio, Prairie Home Productions and the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. She has been seen acting on the Metro stages of the Minnesota Fringe Festival, Mixed Blood Theater, The Fitzgerald Theatre and the Walker Arts Center. Johnson was named Best Twin Cities Actress of the Year by Lavender Magazine for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth I in the area premiere of Timothy Findley's Elizabeth Rex. She is also the founder of The New Place.
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EDUCATION Bachelor of Science, Communications Studies/Performance of Literature, St. Cloud State University TRAINING [Recent Training] Introduction to Theatre of the Oppressed, Image and Forum Theatre, Julian Boal, 15th Annual International PTO Conference, Augsburg College, Minneapolis
Kingston University Performing Lives Conference, Corin Redgrave, Penrhyn Road Campus Kingston University, UK AWARDS WINNER: Geneva Award: Best Actress in a Comedy for My Favorite Husband
NOMINEE: Geneva Award: Best Director for Brief Encounter
WINNER: Lavender Magazine's Best Twin Cities Actress of the Year for Elizabeth Rex
NOMINEE: Best Director for Steel Magnolias, Applause Theatre
WINNER: City Page's Best Independent Theater of The Year, The House of Bernarda Alba, CalibanCo Theatre WINNER: Lavender Magazine's Top Ten Plays of the Year, Suddenly, Last Summer, CalibanCo Theatre