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Robin Larsen

About this Artist

ROBIN LARSEN is an award-winning theater and film director. Her recent Los Angeles theater directing credits include the Los Angeles premiere of David Harrower’s Olivier-winning Blackbird for Rogue Machine Theatre and the World Premiere of Pursued By Happiness by Keith Huff (Broadway’s A Steady Rain) at the Road Theatre Company, both named LA Times Critics’ Choice. Last season she directed the West Coast premiere of Four Places by Chicago Dramatists’ Joel Drake Johnson. Her production was one of the most lauded plays of the 2010 Los Angeles theater season, winning the Ovation, the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award and the Backstage Garland Award for Best Production. Her film, No. 6, written and directed by Robin, starring Ron Perlman, screened internationally at the prestigious Bilbao International Film Festival, Short Cuts Cologne, and Munich International. Her first short film, Sombra, won the Student Academy Award, and screened at the Cannes International Film Festival. For her film, Out of Habit, Robin won the Directors Guild of America Student Film Award, the Princess Grace Award, and numerous ‘Best Short’ awards and nominations on the festival circuit including awards from Cleveland International and USA Film Festival. Following her acting training at Southern Methodist University’s top-ranked theater school, Robin earned her MFA in Film Directing/Production from UCLA.