Michael Robins

Metro Organizational member Michael Robins founded the Illusion Theater in 1974 and currently serves as its Executive Producing Director. He has guided the company as it produced more than 100 world premieres, bringing the work of a diverse and important group of American artists to the state. In addition to directing, Robins has authored or co-authored eight original plays. He also co-adapted and directed two Illusion film projects, including TOUCH, featuring Lindsay Wagner. An original member of the Twin Cities Arts Over AIDS committee, Robins has served as a panel member for United Arts, the Minnesota Dance Alliance and the Minnesota State Arts Board’s Cultural Pluralism Task Force. He has also studied in France with Etienne Decroux, the father of modern mime. Robins has served on MCA’s Board since 1995.

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Michael Robins