Robin Ellis

Instructor of Theatre Arts, Interlochen Arts Academy


University of Oklahoma (Acting/Directing); University of Kansas (Acting); Lansing Community College (Arts & Humanities, Theatre emphasis); BoarsHead Theater Apprentice Program; Willoway Apprentice Theatre


Robin Ellis has been an Instructor of Theatre Arts at Interlochen Arts Academy since 1990. She has directed over 25 productions, including Carousel, Chicago, South Pacific, Thoroughly Modern Millie, She Loves Me, Medea, The Crucible, The Secret Garden, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Blood Wedding, Top Girls, The Heidi Chronicles.

She has also served as a teacher/director at Lansing Community College, Children's Academy of Performing Arts (Marblehead, MA), Willoway Apprentice Theatre (Bloomfield Hills, MI), Summer Youth Theatre (Lawrence, KS), Arts Encounter Theatre (Lansing, MI).

An actress since age five, Ms. Ellis' credits include 3 years with Kenley Players in Columbus, OH:  Carousel with John Raitt* (*=Original Broadway Cast), Music Man with Van Johnson, Showboat with Howard Keel* and Elizabeth Allen, South Pacific with Juanita Hall* and Rosano Brazzi, The King and I with Doretta Morrow* and Patricia Morison, The Wizard of Oz with Brenda Lee, Song of Norway with Inger Stevens, Carnival with Ann Blythe, Flower Drum Song with Pat Suzuki* and Juanita Hall*.