Robbie Robertson is a playwright and screenwriter and a graduate of both the University of South Carolina and UCLA’s professional program in screenwriting. Robertson’s first play, MINA TONIGHT!, was published by Samuel French Inc. and has been consistently produced in regional theatres across the nation. He brought 60s TV to life by directing a staged version of GILLIGAN’S ISLAND at Trustus Theatre and his screenplays have placed in several national contests. His latest—SWEET CHILD OF MINE—was named one of the top 12 comedy scripts at Austin Film Festival’s Screenwriting Competition. He recently completed a staged adaptation of the film SATAN IN HIGH HEELS in NYC to sold out audiences. He is currently developing several independent television and film projects along with his work as a story producer for Mad Monkey Productions, one of the premier production houses on the east coast.
Name: Robbie Robertson
Lives in: Columbia, South Carolina
Occupation: Marketing/pr, Playwright, Screenwriter and Theatre Director
2013 SC Arts Commission Fellowship in Screenwriting