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21-24 August 2017

Robyn has been invited yet again to be the presenter for APACA’s Performing Arts Exchange which will take place in Sydney in 2017. She has also been invited this year to be APACA’s Thinker in Residence for the main conference days which follow the PAX.

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Late 2017

Robyn has invitations to speak on arts and culture in Abu Dhabi and to continue her mentorship role for the European Festivals’ Association in Shanghai later in the year. In December 2016 she spent a week in that role at the EFA Atelier in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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4-15 July 2017

Robyn has a two week season in July at the Griffin Theatre in Sydney. With Michael Morley (piano) and George Butrumlis (accordion), she will give three performances of each of her current recital programs (nine concerts in all) Que Reste t’Il (French songs from 1880 to the 1970s), Dancing on the Volcano (songs from Berlin in the 20s and 30s) and The Other Great American Songbook (songs from Stephen Foster to Pink). We’ve had a couple of rumours that this season is already sold out. So, Sydney, holler for more!

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June 2017

A new show, written and directed by Robyn is slated to premiere in Adelaide in June. A two week workshop in Melbourne in November resulted in a very successful showing to a who’s who of presenters at The Bakehouse Studios and plans are now proceeding for the longer rehearsal period, and touring in 2018.

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May 2017

A recent invitation from ABC Classic FM means that Robyn will explore some classical favourites with Margaret Throsby on her Saturday Morning with Margaret Throsby show. Keep your ears open for this sometime in May or thereabouts.

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Early February 2017

Robyn has been invited to Singapore to inspire a new generation of dynamic programming staff at the Esplanade Theatres on the Bay. She will spend a few days there in early February.

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27 January 2017

And hot on the heels of the Sydney visit is Robyn’s guest appearance in Moira Finnucane’s show at the Arts Centre Melbourne on Friday January 27. She will perform a couple of songs with one of her regular and much-admired accompanists, the accordion virtuoso, George Butrumlis.

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23-24 January 2017

Robyn will spend time at NIDA in Sydney January 23 and 24 for introductory sessions with the second cohort of participants in the Master of Fine Arts (Cultural Leadership) which Robyn chairs. It will be a chance for her to catch up with NIDA’s new director, Kate Cherry, whom Robyn has known since she was a little girl: Kate’s father, the legendary Wal Cherry having been Robyn’s very first theatrical director, one of a trio of inspiring theatre men to whom Robyn attributes the kickstart of her first ventures out of entertainment and into the arts.

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23 January 2017

Robyn will make a guest appearance at the Sydney Critics Awards at the Seymour Centre.

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1 to 7 December 2016

In December Robyn will again act as mentor in The Festival Academy, presented by the European Festivals’ Association. The December Academy will be held in Chiang Mai, Thailand, in the context of that city’s Design Festival.

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20 October 2016

Robyn will give a major address in Melbourne for the The Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences.

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29 to 30 August 2016

The Performing Arts Exchange at APACA in Melbourne will again be hosted by Robyn, the ultimate MC.

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13 August 2016

The Bendigo Writers festival features a Saturday session in which Robyn will be interviewed at length about all aspects of her career.

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July 22 to 23 2016

The Other Great American Songbook, featuring Robyn with Michael Morley and George Butrumlis, will be presented at the Melbourne Recital Centre July 22 and 23. Bookings through Melbourne Recital Centre.

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26 June 2016

Robyn will be giving a recital of the Brecht repertoire in Oxford (UK) on the 26 June at the conference of The International Brecht Society.

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11 to 13 June 2016

Upcoming concerts at The Adelaide Cabaret Festival. Robyn is part of the Opening Gala 10 June, performs her own concerts Dancing on the Volcano June 11 ( 3.30pm) and June 12 ( 7.30 pm) in the Space, and MCs and sings in the Weill File, 7.30 pm 13 June in the Dunstan Playhouse. Bookings via The Adelaide Cabaret Festival.

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3 to 4 June 2016

Actively involved in the ISPA Congress in Melbourne, Robyn is hosting the Pitch sessions at the Melbourne Recital Centre 3 June, and taking part in the Placemaking Panel 4 June.

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2 June 2016

Robyn opens The Light in Winter 2 June at Federation Square in Melbourne. The festival runs to June 18 and the Solstice Celebration. Details at fedsquare.com.

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17 to 18 November 2015

Robyn will be in Margaret River WA to talk about cultural development, and Perth November 18. Enquiries to canwa.com.au.

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29 October to 1 November 2015

Head to Mildura for the inaugural Mildura Print Triennial. This new event in the cultural calendar has Robyn as its patron, and is hosted by the remarkable Art Vault. Amidst the extraordinary environment of this remote oasis, it offers a weekend of immersion in all things ‘print’. Robyn will be giving one of the talks.

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10 October 2015

See Robyn perform her show The Other Great American Songbook at the Port Fairy Spring Music Festival at 2pm.

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25 September 2015

Bundanon’s Spring event Siteworks happens again September 25, and Robyn will be moderating the conversations all that afternoon.

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31 August to 6 September 2015

The next European Festivals’ Association Atelier will take place in Gawngju, South Korea, and coincides with the opening season of the Asian Arts Hub. Robyn has mentored at the Atelier in Varna, Singapore, Ljubjliana, Izmir and Poznan.

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15 August 2015

Robyn will speak at the University of Wollongong’s Big Ideas Festival.

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17 August 2015

The APACA inaugural Performing Arts Exchange will have Robyn as moderator on its first day.

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15 August 2015

Robyn will speak at the University of Wollongong’s Festival of Big Ideas.

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2 July 2015

Robyn opens the d’ARcy Doyle Art Award Exhibition on the Gold Coast.

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28 June 2015

Robyn will moderate 2970 The Boiling Point on the afternoon of the 28th June, a forum taking place on the Gold Coast from the 26-28th June in which artists are introduced to a wide range of innovative practice from the arts and non-arts sectors.

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27 June 2015

Robyn will speak at the Access Arts Disability Festival which takes place 26-27 June in Brisbane.

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25 June 2015

Robyn will give the opening keynote address at the Arts Hub Conference in Sydney.

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12 June 2015

Robyn will address the Australia Day Council Conference in the Gold Coast.

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29 May 2015

Robyn will take part in the Australia New Zealand Literary Festival in London. The discussion will take place at King’s College London and will be chaired by the Hon Ros Kelly and includes Geraldine Doogue.

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13 to 14 May 2015

Robyn will play a cameo role as Judge Madelaine Hawkshire in a new musical The New Black by Marcus Corowa, Leeroy Bilney and Stephen Helper at the The Arts Centre Gold Coast.

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November 2014

Robyn spoke at the Peking University (English language University) in Beijing.

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22 November 2014

Robyn performed her Helpmann Award-winning French cabaret Que Reste t’Il at the Hong Kong Academy of Arts.

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11 October 2014

Robyn performed her Helpmann Award-winning French cabaret Que Reste t’Il at the Port Fairy Spring Music Festival.

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10-12 August 2014

Robyn spoke at the Edinburgh Festival’s Culture Summit.

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August 2014

In association with her role as Strategic Adviser, Arts and Culture, Gold Coast, Robyn traveled to Glasgow to observe the cultural program of the Commonwealth Games. The Gold Coast will host the Commonwealth Games in 2018.

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