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Maren Robinson

  • Script Analysis
  • BA in English Literature, Montana State University
    MA in Humanities, University of Chicago
  • Theatre Studies
​Maren Robinson has been a freelance dramaturg in Chicago for over 10 years. She has worked on nearly 40 productions, readings or dance pieces including eleven new works or adaptations. Maren holds a Master’s degree in Humanities from the University of Chicago where she received the Catherine Ham Memorial Award for her play Anonymous and accompanying thesis, which used the works of Peter Brook and Virginia Woolf to examine the issues of gender, writing, and absence in theatrical space. She has been an Artistic Intern at Steppenwolf Theater Company. Maren has taught or guest lectured dramaturgy, script analysis and Chicago theaters at Loyola, Columbia, DePaul, the Newberry Library, Chicago Public Library, and the Museum of Contemporary Art. She has been a teaching artist in Chicago public schools through TimeLine Theatre’s Living History Program. Before moving to Chicago she toured with Montana Shakespeare in the Parks. As a dramaturg or performer Maren has worked with numerous Chicago theaters including: Lifeline, Camenae, Caffeine, Greasy Joan, TimeLine, Eclipse, Strawdog, The Plagiarists, Chicago Dancemaker’s Forum, and Steppenwolf. She has been published in The Center for Classic Theater Review the journal affiliated with the Court Theatre and was recently on a dramaturgy panel at the Chicago Theater Conference at Columbia College. She is also a proud Artistic Associate at TimeLine Theatre where she has been dramaturg on over 15 productions.