Photo by Tess Mayer

Photo by Tess Mayer

Colette Robert

COME IN FROM THE COLD: How My Grandparents Fell in Love by Cary Gitter

Colette Robert is a Los Angeles native currently living and working in New York.

Recent directing credits include: HOW MY GRANDPARENTS FELL IN LOVE (EST, New York Times Critic's Pick), WHAT EVERY GIRL SHOULD KNOW (NYU/Stella Adler Studio), HOTTENTOTTED (The Tank, Ars Nova/ANT Fest), THE ASH GIRL (Alfred University), THE MOUNTAINTOP (Chester Theatre Company), ICONS/IDOLS (The New Ohio/Ice Factory Festival), FLOPS, FAILURES, AND FIASCOS (The Civilians), SOMETHING LIKE LONELINESS (EST), and WHEN LAST WE FLEW (Diversionary Theatre and FringeNYC, GLAAD Media Award).

As a playwright, her play THE HARRIET HOLLAND SOCIAL CLUB PRESENTS THE 84TH ANNUAL STAR-BURST COTILLION IN THE GRAND BALLROOM OF THE RENAISSANCE HOTEL was developed with Fuller Road Artist Residency, New Georges, and Mabou Mines.

Colette is a member of Ensemble Studio Theatre and a co-facilitator of the New Georges Jam. Alumnus of the Mabou Mines Resident Artist Program, Lincoln Center Directors Lab and The Civilians R&D Group. Colette was previously an Audrey Resident at New Georges and a Van Lier Directing Fellow at The Public.

She has developed new work with EST/Youngblood, Atlantic Theatre Company, The Old Vic, Ma-Yi, Naked Angels, Vineyard Arts Project, NYTW, Classical Theatre of Harlem, Labyrinth Theatre Company, and the Sundance Theatre Lab.

M.A., RADA and King’s College, London. B.A., Yale University.

Upcoming: BIG LOVE by Charles Mee at Sarah Lawrence College.