Robin Wallace Self Portrait

Robin Wallace Self Portrait

Many years ago I was born in Montreal, Canada. I was married and raised my children in Southern California. I now live in a small Gold Rush town, Nevada City, in Northern California. I'm a retired Registered Nurse and have been involved in Community Theater for several years, painting sets and writing and producing plays.  I am a member of the Dramatist Guild of America.

I began dramatizing at age 9 while attending a boarding school in rural Quebec. This was a pre-television era when we were left alone at unscheduled times to entertain ourselves. I loved the experience of ordering my friends around…telling them what to say and do in my plays!” She continues to gather dramatic material and create plays, hoping that one of them will succeed in being produced. But she doesn’t expect anything to come close to having “Sonja Weissman and the Miracle Play” produced for the second time with such enthusiasm and dedication from all involved.

I am also an oil and pastel painter and have been fortunate to attend workshops given by Peggy Kroll Roberts, Sally Strand, Carol Marine, Catherine Kehoe, Randy Sexton and, most recently, Milt Kobayashi.

In April 21-24, 2016 Robin was a delegate at the Forum on Educational Theater at NYU. Along with Dinah Smith, Director, they presented a workshop on the writing and 2 productions of “Sonja Weissman and the Miracle Play”. I am currently working on a play about Jo van Gogh Bonger, sister-in-law of Vincent van Gogh, widow of Theo van Gogh, entitled “Raising Vincent”.