Robin Davidson,

Theatre Maker

Last updated Jan 2010

Contact Me

I’m a director, performer, writer and teacher of theatre and performance. I work mostly in Commedia dell’Arte, clown, playback theatre, forum theatre, poetry and community theatre.

This site shows services I offer and a portfolio of my previous work.

What I offer:

Roaming Entertainment: Stilt-walking characters and other larger than life characters.

Poetry is a page with some of my poems and details on my two volumes of poetry.

Anatomy of Discourse a solo show I wrote and perform, in the form of a mock lecture. Available for bookings.

Teaching and workshop leading. (Page under construction.)

Previous work:

The George and Svetlana Show: a capricious cabaret, fusing Commedia and cabaret.

Alarm! Harelquin meets Haneef, a contemporary Commedia show I directed and produced for the Melbourne Fringe Festival, 2008.

Imperfectly Sane and Imperfectly Sane Too, community theatre projects I directed with the Mental Health Foundation of the ACT 2007 and 2008.

Parts Per Million, a forum theatre project on climate change I directed in Bega with Clean Energy For Eternity, 2008.

The Atomic Cheese Conspiracy, a Commedia show that I directed in Bega with Theatre Onset, 2007.

Troupe Dart a Canberra-based contemporary Commedia dell’Arte company that I founded and directed, 2001-2006.

Loke Kurtina, a theatre retreat in East Timor that I taught at in 2005.

Hidden Corners Theatre is a community theatre company for young carers (young people who have a family member with a disability) that I founded and directed from 2001-2005.

Playback Theatre is a form of improvised theatre where audience members tell moments or stories from their lives and actors and musicians improvise the story back on the spot.

Full Tilt Performance Troupe, a company that I was part of that performed traditional clown, contemporary Commedia dell’Arte and roaming entertaiment, 1996-2000.

Attack of the Food Bullies, a show for schools I directed with Full Tilt.