Robin Bady (Writer, Performer) is a storyteller / writer / speaker / teacher / MothSlam winner. She has been performing nationally and internationally for the last 30 years.
Based in Brooklyn, NY, she performs at countless spoken word venues, Fringe Festivals and storytelling festivals. Her children’s work is featured at major museums, schools, theaters, libraries and parks.Robin is the founder and curator of “No, We Won’t Shut Up!” – a powerful project showcasing the voices of a diverse group of women speaking about racism, bigotry, wage theft, sexual assault and gentrification.
You can see and hear Robin nearly every month in Brooklyn hosting the BADYHouse Storytelling Concerts.
Robin is currently touring her solo show – “Nancy Drewinsky and the Search for the Missing Letter” – a story about McCarthyism, anti-Semitism and her family.
Robin received a BFA from the Professional Actor Training Program at New York University. She was a co-founder of the Bread and Roses Theater; founded the Organic Youth Theater, Chicago and the Children’s Theater Workshop of the 92nd Street Y; founded the multi-ethnic storytelling ensemble Shirazad’s Children; and she is past Director of the Storytelling Center of New York City.
She is published in Storytelling Across the Curriculum and Storytelling Magazine. Her recent CD, “Stories, Stories, Stories”, was made with her partners The RagTag Band – instrument builder Skip LaPlante and violinist Concetta Abbate. She is the recipient of the JJ Reneaux Emerging Artist Award and the Oracle Award for Leadership and Service for the MidAtlantic Region of NSN, as well three Su-CASA grants for work with seniors.