Originally from the North of England, Robyn Bennett (she/her) is a Theatre Producer with a particular interest in new writing that has a social conscience. She is currently the Assistant Producer at Papatango working on the 2020 & 2021 Playwriting awards, and the Administrator at Burn Bright supporting women playwrights to reach parity within the industry. She is passionate about dramaturgy and has been a script reader for Theatre503 and Flux Theatre.
Robyn was formerly at The Old Vic theatre for several years, as Executive Assistant to the Producer and General Manager, and before that as Production Assistant working across productions including All My Sons, A Very Expensive Poison and Wise Children.
Prior to The Old Vic Robyn was appointed 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. 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.
Read Robyn's 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 Tara Finney Productions include The Greatest Play in the History of the World... (UK Tour 2021), The Acedian Pirates (Theatre503), Arinzé Kene's good dog (Watford Palace Theatre & UK Tour) and new musical MUTED (Bunker Theatre).
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 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