DEPARTMENT OF PERFORMING ARTS
B.A. Howard University
M.A. New York University
Robbie McCauley is an OBIE Award playwright and a nationally recognized performance artist and director. An AUDELCO Award recipient for acting, her directing credits include the premier of Daniel Alexander Jones' Bel Canto co-produced with The Theater Offensive and Wheelock Family Theater.
One of the early cast members of Ntozake Shange's for colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf, Ms. McCauley went on to write and perform regularly in cities across the country, striving to facilitate dialogues on race between local whites and blacks. She is anthologized in several books including Extreme Exposure by Jo Bonney, ed.; Moon Marked and Touched by Sun by Sydne Mahone, ed.; and Out of Character edited by Mark Russell.
Acting 4: Ensemble Acting and Performance (TH222)
African-American Theatre and Culture (TH313)
Performance: Theatre and Community (TH625)
Playing the Other (TH628)