A.R.T. Guide, Anna Deavere Smith's "Notes from the Field" (2016, Editor)
A.R.T. Guide, "WARHOLCAPOTE" (2018, Editor)
A.R.T. Guide, "The Bitter Game" (Editor, 2018)
Industrialization in the Gulf: A socioeconomic revolution (Routledge 2010, Editorial Assistant)
A.R.T. Guide, "The I.D. Festival" (2016, Editor)
A.R.T. Educational Toolkit for Headlong Theatre's 1984 (2016, Publications Fellow)
A.R.T. Production Program, "Arrabal" (2017, Editor)
A Celebration of Harvard Artists (2017, Editor)
A.R.T. Educational Toolkit, The TEAM's "RoosevElvis" (2016, Publications Fellow)
A.R.T. Guide, "The Night of the Iguana" (2017, Editor)
A.R.T. Guide, The Abbey Theatre's "The Plough & the Stars" (2016, Editor)
Revolution in the Arab World: The Long View (Georgetown CCAS 2010, Editorial Assistant)
The A.R.T. Guide, Mini-Festival (2016, Editor)
A.R.T. Production Program, "The Night of the Iguana" (2017, Editor)


Robert's work as a writer and editor includes pieces for HowlRound (forthcoming), Contemporary Theater Review (Routledge), Breaking Character Magazine (Samuel French), The A.R.T. GuideThe Theater Times, and other publications. This page shows a selection of published writing. 

For full publications by the American Repertory Theater (where Robert is Editor & Assistant Dramaturg), please visit the theater's Issuu page

Poems Which Will Shatter the Glass: Methodologies for Protest Theatre

How does theater register protest, or organize communities towards action? Through three case studies, this essay charts three key strategies for protest theater: aesthetics as critique, radical encounters, and audience mobilization.
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In Kraków, Good Ghosts and Bad at the 2017 Divine Comedy Festival

In Kraków, Poland, the centuries live together like neighbors. Walking the city center’s warren of medieval alleyways and avenues, a traveler finds temporal juxtapositions ranging from the enticing to the astounding.
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There Is No Line: Director Jenny Koons on the Politics of Participation

​The room is the thing for Burn All Night director Jenny Koons. Grounding her directing work in experience as an educator and organizer, Koons sees rooms—rehearsal rooms, classrooms, and performance venues— as the spaces where we model, and redefine, the social patterns of oppression or liberation.
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Exhibits of Evanescence: Performing Arts Curation Strategies from Kraków’s Theatre Museums

An LED screen in a stairwell of the museum displays an unforgettable picture. A row of Baltic beachgoers lounge in the foreground; shirtless and suntanned, they recline within reach of the advancing surf. Their attention, and ours, is fixed on a figure some yards out at sea. Perched above the waves on a stepladder, arms raised like an uncanny celebrant, stands a man in a tuxedo: he is conducting the waves.