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Athenaeum Center for Thought and Culture
The annual Academy 展示 is a community-wide celebration featuring top work from each of our arts departments, 我们希望你们——学生们, 父母, 校友的家庭, 教职员工, 未来的父母, 支持者, friends of any kind — will spend this special evening with us.
每一个展示, The Academy recognizes a long-serving faculty member for their enormous contribution to our community and culture with the “教师 Legacy Award.今年, we are delighted to announce that 音乐剧 Chair Andy Robinson will accept our fifth annual award. Andy has been a fixture in the Academy community since 2007, has led the 音乐剧 Department since 2011. We look forward to honoring him at this year’s event. 下面是日博体育官方APP安迪·罗宾逊的更多信息.
安德鲁·罗宾逊毕业 以优等成绩毕业者 from Rhodes College with an Interdisciplinary Bachelor of 艺术 in 英语 and Religious Studies in 1989, where he received awards for outstanding religious studies student and the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award for service to the college. He received his Master of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary at Columbia University in 1996, winning the Travelers’ Fellowship for outstanding future educator. He received his Master of Science in Educational 剧院 from New York University in 2006.
While in New York City he taught at the Cornelia Connelly Center for Education and the Village Community School—in both cases teaching humanities and theatre.
While at NYU he was a founding member of the company Shakespeare-to-Go, which brought free Shakespeare to school children all over the five boroughs, with the company traveling on subways with two trunks of props and costumes to get to gigs. 2006年，他搬到了芝加哥, where his credits have included work with Porchlight 音乐 剧院, 时间轴剧院, 豪斯剧院, 繁文缛节剧院, 以及芝加哥人文节. For nearly twenty years he’s been an artistic associate at the Wagon Wheel Center for the 艺术, one of the country’s longest-running summer stock theatres, 他在哪里演过几十部戏, 创建青少年项目, 导演作品.
In 2007 Andy joined the Academy to collaborate with Pat Rusk on the expansion of the 音乐剧 Department’s curriculum. Andy brought a commitment to producing Sondheim with the Department’s students, including 公司, 走进森林, 我们快乐地前进, 小夜曲, 星期天和乔治在公园. 他主持的其他节目包括 天使之城, Urinetown, 任何事情都可能发生, 油脂, 彭赞斯海盗, 埃德温·德鲁德之谜，最近 神魂颠倒. In 2012, Ben Dicke and he started the Academy Shakespeare Festival which has now brought 24 productions of Shakespeare’s works to the Academy over its decade in existence. All of these productions involved collaboration with creative professionals of both fellow faculty members and guest artists. Much of his work at both The Academy and the Wagon Wheel has been in collaboration with his artistic partner Ben Dicke. 作为人文系的一部分, 安迪教过九年级英语, 美国文学, 莎士比亚作为文学和戏剧, 和世界宗教. 除了导演和表演, 罗宾逊兼职做设计师, prop-builder, 和风景艺术家.