Originally from the North of England, Robyn Bennett is a Theatre Producer with a particular interest in new writing that has a social conscience. Currently she is the Executive Assistant to the Producer and General Manager at The Old Vic Theatre, London.
Most recently Robyn was a Production Assistant at The Old Vic working across All My Sons, A Very Expensive Poison and Wise Children. Prior to The Old Vic Robyn was appointed as Assistant Producer at National Youth Music Theatre and was previously supported by Stage One, having been awarded their 2016 regional producer placement at Watford Palace Theatre which she undertook full-time until early 2018. She has a wealth of successful experience & knowledge of London's Off-West End & Fringe sectors having first undertaken a residency with Theatre503 as assistant producer, then later as assistant producer to Tara Finney Productions alongside her independent freelance work.
Robyn was a shortlisted OV12 Producer (2016) and is also Associate Producer for Small Truth Theatre
Read Robyn's recent interview with Stage One - here
Lippy (Brighton Fringe 2018 at The Warren & Wandsworth Arts Fringe 2018), Producer for Word Of Mouth Theatre
nest (VAULT Festival), Producer for Small Truth Theatre
Years of Sunlight (Theatre503), Associate Producer for Seared Productions
Dr Angelus (Finborough Theatre), Producer
On The Line (Merge Festival 2016), Producer for Small Truth Theatre
Screens (Theatre503), Associate Producer for In Bloom
Block9, Roundhouse & David Rosenberg Installation (Glastonbury Festival 2016), Theatrical Production Coordinator
The State We're In (Theatre503), Producer
Your Ever Loving (Theatre N16) Associate Producer
Assistant Producing credits for National Youth Music Theatre's 2018 season include Super Hero (Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds; Curve, Leicester and The Rose Theatre, Kingston), A Little Princess, The Beautiful Game, and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (The Other Palace).
Assistant Producing credits for Tara Finney Productions include The Acedian Pirates (Theatre503), Arinzé Kene's good dog (Watford Palace Theatre & UK Tour) and new musical MUTED (Bunker Theatre).
Assistant Producing credits for Theatre503 include Clickbait, Four Play, BU21, We Wait In Joyful Hope, and Jelly Beans.
TRAINING & QUALIFICATIONS
Stage One Regional Trainee Producer, Watford Palace Theatre 2017/18
Stage One New Producers workshop, 2017
Resident Assistant Producer, Theatre503, 2016
Introduction to Festival Producing, Roundhouse, 2016
BA Hons Drama & Theatre Studies, Royal Holloway, University of London