For almost twenty years, Robey has provided the Los Angeles theatre community with award winning and critically acclaimed stage performances. Yohen, The Last Season, For The Love of Freedom Trilogy, Permanent Collection, Bronzeville and most recently, The River Niger. Robey's 2013 season at the Los Angeles Theatre Company (LATC) promises to maintain the high quality of prior years and to offer equally compelling and enriching programs. At Robey, we are dedicated to enrich, entertain and expose our community to a superior theatre experience.
Camp Logan and Anna Lucasta Win 7 NAACP Theatre Awards
Camp Logan and Anna Lucasta, together, garnered 7 NAACP theatre awards. Camp Logan came home with 3 awards and Anna Lucasta with 4. The winning catagories are as follows:
- CAMP LOGAN
- Best Producers- Ben Guillory - The Robey Theatre Company, Vanessa Paul and Alex Morris - Sparkling City entertainment, Julius Tennon and Viola Davis - Juvee Productions
- Best Playwright- Celeste Bedford Walker
- Best Lighting; Sammie Wayne IV
- ANNA LUCASTA
- Best Supporting Female- Cydney Wayne Davis
- Best Supporting Male- Sammie Wayne IV
- Best Set Design- Tom Meleck
- Best Sound Design- Eric Butler
All these awards are for small local productions and we extend our congratulations to the casts and crew of Camp Logan and Anna Lucasta
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Celebrity Cookbook: A New Robey Tradition
Dear Fellow Theatre Lovers,
The Friends of Robey (F.O.R.) Fundraising Committee announces, and invites you to participate in its first edition celebrity cook-book. The cookbook will not only feature fabulously delicious recipes from members of the theatre community, but will also spotlight significant, Robey historical theatre events.
This book gives everyone an opportunity to share wonderful recipes from all corners of the world, as well as those from many generations. Upon completion, readers will be able to peruse recipes of varied industry personalities and will spend countless hours of preparing delicious dishes featured in the book.
Please join our efforts by submitting a favorite recipe and/or by placing an ad in the cookbook. To submit a recipe, you may download and submit the Recipe Collection Sheet. If you prefer to prepare the recipe on plain paper, you may do so by listing the name of the dish and determine its course category (Appetizers, Beverages, Soup, Entree, Side Dish, Dessert, or Bread). You provide the recipe, carefully explaining the ingredients, measurements and instructions. The deadline to submit is Tuesday, October 15th. The proceeds from this book will support our next production.
To place an ad or recipe in the cookbook, please download the forms provided below.
- » September 21st - November 23rd
- » Saturdays, three sessions
- 10am - 1pm
- 12pm - 3pm
- 2pm - 5pm
- » The LATC: 514 S. Spring St, Los Angeles, CA. 90013 (third floor)
- » Instructors: Aaron Henne and Dylan Southard
Advanced Scene Study
- » September 30th - December 9th
- » Mondays
- 7pm - 10pm
- » The Raven Playhouse: 5233 Lankershim Blvd., Los Angeles, CA. 91601
- » Instructor: Ben Guillory
For more information about the programs or its instructors, visit Robey's Programs page.
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Camille Wyatt Joins the Board
We would like to extend a warm welcome to Camille Wyatt, the new Chair of Marketing and PR on the Board of Directors. We look forward to building Robey's presence with her guidance.
Aaron Henne, Playwrights Instructor, Awarded!
Aaron Henne, playwriting Instructor for the Playwrights Program, was just awarded a San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award for Original Script for his play, "Mesmeric Revelation...Before Edgar Allan Poe", developed and produced by Central Works in Berkeley last year!
Congratulations Aaron! Visit the Programs page to get information on Aaron's Playwrights session
2013 National Black Theatre Festival Honoree
Sylvia Hamlin Executive Producer of the twelfth 2013 National Black Theatre Festival has invited the Robey Theatre Company's Executive Director/Producing Artistic Director Ben Guillory, to receive the Larry Leon Hamlin Producer Award. The award is presented to one who has made significant contributions to Black theatre and American theatre in general. The festival is a biennial event that brings together Black theatre companies of America and the world. Over 50,000 people are expected to attend and approximately 30 companies are selected to perform during a week long celebration with over 100 performances. The festival takes place July 29 - August 3, 2013 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
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Session III Programs Dates
September 21st - November 23rd
Advanced Scene Study:
September 30th - December 9th
8th Annual Taste of Soul
- Saturday, October 19th
- 10am - 7pm
- on Crenshaw Blvd.
- Visit the website www.tasteofsoulla.org for more info
The Los Angeles Sentinel, our media partner, is hosting the 8th Annual "Taste of Soul" on Crenshaw Blvd. Robey will be present and we hope to see you there too.
Your donations can help Robey continue to nurture creativity, offer training and provide entertainment
for playwrights, actors, other theatre artists and a Los Angeles audience.
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