Performing Arts Faculty
Contact InformationOffice: Tufte 701
robert_colby [at] emerson.edu (E-Mail »)
Professor and Graduate Program Director, Coordinator of Education Preparation (1977)
B.A. University of Michigan
M.A. Eastern Michigan University
Ed.D. Harvard University
Dr. Colby teaches in the areas of theatre education and theatre for young audiences, and directing. His productions for young audiences have toured extensively throughout the New England area and have been showcased at regional and national conferences.
He has published in Children's Theatre Review, Youth Theatre Journal, and 2D: Drama/Dance, and in 2003 he was recognized for his contributions to the field of theatre education with the Lin Wright Special Recognition Award given by the American Alliance for Theatre and Education.