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Robert Quillen Camp is a theater artist and scholar whose creative and scholarly work focuses on the perceptual experience of performance as it intersects with technology, space, and place.

His plays include WHITE ON WHITE (2022 NYT CRITICS PICK),  produced by Hoi Polloi and directed by Alec Duffy and Lori E. Parquet at JACK, and the text for Pig Iron Theater Company’s OBIE-award winning CHEKHOV LIZARDBRAIN, which has toured internationally and been published by 53rd State Press. Other projects include OUR RUINED HOUSE, a collaboration with the Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble (PETE),and his other collaborations with Pig Iron and director Dan Rothenberg:  FRANKLIN’S SECRET CITY, a smartphone adventure created with Pig Iron that ran in Philadelphia from May to September 2021 and the Barrymore Award nominated cult-favorite immersive warehouse performance PAY UP. An earlier collaboration with Hoi Polloi, ALL HANDSpremiered at NYC’s Incubator Arts Project, directed by Alec Duffy, with music by Dave Malloy (Great Comet) and choreography by Dan Safer. His plays and performance works have been produced at many venues in the US and abroad, including the Public Theater Under the Radar Festival, the Ohio Theater, the Ontological-Hysteric, JACK, Peak Performances at Montclair University, The Empty Space, Prelude Festival, the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art and HERE. His plays have been published in the literary journals Conjunctions, Chain, Conundrum, Factorial, and Play A Journal of Plays, and his scholarly writing has appeared in PAJ, Theater, Comparative Drama, and in a volume forthcoming from Routledge in 2022. He is the chair of the Theatre Program at Sweet Briar College in Sweet Briar, VA and previously taught at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and Lewis & Clark College in Portland, OR.

Sam Barickman, CAA