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Robert Ruffin

Robert Ruffin has been a theatre professional for thirty-five years. He is an actor, playwright, producer, artistic director and fight director. He has taught at many universities including NYU, Hofstra, CUNY, SUNY, Long Island University, and The College of William and Mary.

We Need Theatre to Exist, and Maybe Research Can Prove Its Necessity
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We Need Theatre to Exist, and Maybe Research Can Prove Its Necessity

26 June 2018

Theatre artist and educator Robert Ruffin explores the idea of theatre being necessary for human survival and the research that needs to be undertaken to prove it. 

What Aristotle Knew about Cars, Thermodynamics, and Drama but Didn’t Tell You
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What Aristotle Knew about Cars, Thermodynamics, and Drama but Didn’t Tell You

3 December 2016

Robert Ruffin considers how Aristotelian construction can be viewed through the lens of the laws of thermodynamic exchange, or the marriage of physics and dramaturgy.