Robert Hubbard

Teacher, director, critic, solo performer.

Robert Hubbard has taught in the Department of Theatre Northwestern College since 2002. Before moving to Orange City, he served as the Director of Theatre at Calvin College. Awarded an O’Neill Critics Fellowship in 2005, Hubbard regularly publishes articles and reviews in popular and academic publications. In 2015, Minot State University, Hubbard’s undergraduate alma mater, inducted him into its Academic Hall of Fame. A veteran solo performer, Hubbard regularly performs his original solo shows at fringe festivals and colleges across the country. A collection of Hubbard’s solo shows entitled Grace Notes: Stories of Surprise, Regret, and Redemptionis available on Amazon.com. When not performing solo, Hubbard does his best to be a good husband to his lovely wife, April (also an accomplished theatre artist!), and father to his three magnificent sons, Charlie, George, and Auggie.

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A Revolt of the Beavers for Our Time
Essay

A Revolt of the Beavers for Our Time

October 10, 2018

Theatre professor Robert Hubbard writes about Kit Bix’s recent adaptation of Louis Lantz and Oscar Saul’s 1937 play Revolt of the Beavers for the 2018 Minnesota Fringe Festival.

Reimagining the Classics at the Minnesota Fringe
Essay

Reimagining the Classics at the Minnesota Fringe

September 10, 2017

Robert Hubbard reports on reimagining Shakespeare at the Minnesota Fringe Festival.

Kevin Kling
Essay

Kevin Kling

On the Road with the Minnesota Bard

June 20, 2017

Minnesota’s favorite storyteller: Kevin Kling.