Colette Robert (she/her/hers) is a Los Angeles native currently based in New York.
Recent directing credits include: MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM (NYU Grad Acting), MARY'S WEDDING (Chester Theatre Company), BIG LOVE (Sarah Lawrence College), HOW MY GRANDPARENTS FELL IN LOVE (EST, New York Times Critic's Pick), WHAT EVERY GIRL SHOULD KNOW (NYU/Stella Adler Studio), HOTTENTOTTED (The Tank, Ars Nova/ANT Fest), THE MOUNTAINTOP (Chester Theatre Company), ICONS/IDOLS (The New Ohio/Ice Factory Festival), FLOPS, FAILURES, AND FIASCOS (The Civilians), and WHEN LAST WE FLEW (Diversionary Theatre and FringeNYC, GLAAD Media Award).
As a playwright, her play THE HARRIET HOLLAND SOCIAL CLUB PRESENTS THE 84TH ANNUAL STAR-BURST COTILLION IN THE GRAND BALLROOM OF THE RENAISSANCE HOTEL was developed with Fuller Road Artist Residency, New Georges, and Mabou Mines.
Colette is a member of Ensemble Studio Theatre, a co-facilitator of the New Georges Jam, and The Drama League's 2018 Beatrice Terry Director in Residence. Alumnus of the Mabou Mines Resident Artist Program, Lincoln Center Directors Lab and The Civilians R&D Group. Colette was previously an Audrey Resident at New Georges and a Van Lier Directing Fellow at The Public.
She has developed new work with EST/Youngblood, Atlantic Theatre Company, The Old Vic, Ma-Yi, Naked Angels, Vineyard Arts Project, NYTW, Classical Theatre of Harlem, Labyrinth Theatre Company, and the Sundance Theatre Lab.
Colette is also an adjunct lecturer in the Humanities department at Hunter College.
M.A., RADA and King’s College, London. B.A., Yale University.
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