Widely respected for his advocacy work, Robbins is the Founding Artistic Director of The Actors' Gang, a theater group which has spearheaded a project that provides rehabilitative acting workshops for incarcerated men and women in California.
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In some small corners of the Californian correctional system something remarkable is happening. A team of actors is helping the toughest and most violent of men learn to be vulnerable.
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I can honestly say I've witnessed hundreds of thousands of people alternately enthralled, outraged, and emboldened by a theater that is speaking truth. But I'm the Resident Playwright of that theater.
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