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Robert Duffley

is Project Dramaturg for We Hear You—A Climate Archive and Founding Dramaturg for LubDub Theatre Co

Robert Duffley is a theater artist and editor based in New York City. As a dramaturg, Robert partners with writers, directors, composers, collectives, and institutions to develop new plays and original stagings of classic work. He is particularly inspired by creative encounters between disciplines—recent collaborators include biologists, poets, climate activists, magicians, and the archive. He currently serves as Dramaturg for LubDub Theatre Co and We Hear You—A Climate Archive. Recent/upcoming productions include Claudia Rankine's Help (The Shed), Ferry Tales: The Potomac Rivert (Kennedy Center Riverrun Festival), and, with LubDub, The Magic Bullet (Arab American National Museum/Pangea/Noor), A Play for the Living in a Time of Extinction (currently touring internationally), and To Tell a Story About the Earth (Concord Theatricals). He has taught as an Affiliated Faculty member at Emerson College, a Teaching Fellow at Harvard University, and a guest artist at Georgetown University. robertduffley.com

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Meanwhile: Becoming Porous

Meanwhile: Becoming Porous

Mientras Tanto: Hacia La Porosidad

21 November 2019

Robert Duffley, Una Chaudhuri, Georgina Escobar, Eli Nixon, Adilson Siqueira, and Brontë Velez reflect on the Hemispheric Institute for Performance and Politics convening that took place in Mexico City in June 2019.

In Kraków, Good Ghosts and Bad at the 2017 Divine Comedy Festival

In Kraków, Good Ghosts and Bad at the 2017 Divine Comedy Festival

13 March 2018

Robert Duffley reflects on four shows from the 2017 Divine Theatre Comedy Festival in Kraków, Poland.



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