Gordon, Robin

rgordon12Assistant Professor of Speech and Drama
Email RGordon@warnerpacific.edu
Phone 503.517.1077

  • M.F.A. in Acting and New Works Creation, The Ohio State University
  • B.A. in Theatre and Dance, Reed College

Prior to joining the faculty at Warner Pacific College, Robin was Visiting Assistant Professor of Drama at Kenyon College, where she taught courses in acting, voice and speech, stage composition, and dramatic literature. She also taught at Otterbein College, University of Toledo, Bowling Green State University, and The Ohio State University.

A professional actor, Robin has appeared in numerous roles on stage. She has also been an active on-camera and voice over talent. For more than five years, Robin served as Artistic Associate for the Contemporary American Theatre Company, an Equity theatre company in Columbus, Ohio. Robin was also active in Columbus’s arts and education community, serving on Ohio Department of Education’s Committee on Innovation and the Arts and Greater Columbus Arts Council’s Grants Peer Review Committee.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Actors’ Equity Association (AEA)
  • American Federation of Radio and Television Artists (AFTRA)

Creative Scholarship:
Professional stage performances include:

  • Sarah, Seascape by Edward Albee
  • Maggie, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams
  • Elena Andreyevna, Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov
  • Claire, Proof by David Auburn
  • Lady MacDuff/Ensemble, Macbeth by William Shakespeare
  • Barbara Pitts et al, The Laramie Project by Moises Kaufman
  • Kaitlin O’Hare, Over the River & Through the Woods by Joe DiPietro
  • Stephanie Rommel, The Big Slam by Bill Corbett
  • Lala Levy, The Last Night of Ballyhoo by Alfred Uhry
  • Julia Darrow, Dead Guilty by Richard Harris

Directing and Choreography experience includes:

  • Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov
  • Godspell by Michael Tebelak and Steven Schwartz
  • An Evening of Opera Scenes: Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht
  • An Evening of Opera Scenes: The Marriage of Figaro by Beaumarchais
  • Greater Tuna by Williams, Sears and Howard (Asst. Director)
  • Oleanna by David Mamet
  • Tancredi e Clorinda by Monteverdi (fight)
  • Beauty and the Beast by Menken, Ashman, Rice, and Woolverton (dance)
  • The Grapes of Wrath by Steinbeck, adapted by Frank Galati (fight)
  • Complete History of America, abridged (dance/movement)