Activist and utopian performance within right-wing and conservative Christian communities.
Robyn Horn is a third-year PhD student at the University at Buffalo. Her research focuses on the intersection of religious performance and tourism. She has presented her research at MATC, ATHE, and ASTR. Her paper “Marked Women: Hell Houses, Abortion, and Performances of Misogyny” will be published in the upcoming book Theatre and the Macabre. Before UB, Robyn taught and directed at a performing arts high school and worked and as an actor in NYC and regional theatre. Robyn is the Managing Director of Alleyway Theatre in Buffalo, where she is currently working on a virtual theatre project, Currents: 716. As an actor, she was recently nominated for a Best Actress Artie Award for her role as Adult Alison in Fun Home and she can next be seen in the virtual production, Bigfoot with Road Less Traveled. This semester, she is teaching script analysis at UB and two sections of advanced acting at Niagara University. Robyn holds a BA (summa cum laude) in Theatre and Education from Kean University in New Jersey and an MA in English Literature from the Middlebury College Bread Loaf School of English in Vermont.