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     An Audiofile magazine Golden Voice with more than 350 audiobook titles and counting, Robin seems to have been born for voice artistry and brings tremendous talent and experience to both sides of the glass. As a director, she’s been both a Grammy finalist and winner of 2 Audie Awards, two Ben Franklin Awards, and numerous Audiofile Earphones Awards. Her work has been chosen for Audiofile Magazine’s Best Voices of 2008 (fiction & non-fiction), Publishers Weekly Best Audio, Best of the Best Kids Audio, and several ALA Notable Books.  She has worked for every major audiobook producer in the U.S.   
     In addition to her audiobook awards, her acting credits range from Broadway and regional theater to feature & documentary film to Primetime TV and soaps; even the coveted Collected Shorts of Symphony Space and NPR Radio. Listen closely, and you'll hear her voice in the American Museum of Natural History, conducting internet-based sexual harassment training, imparting New York's legal codes for visually impaired lawyers and in dozens of feature films, TV shows and radio spots. Producers regularly tap her for her impressive ability to handle men’s voices, accents and multiple character scenes.  Whether lightly nuanced or with definite presence, her characters’ speech reflects age, social and educational background, rooting them naturally into the textual landscape.
     Robin attributes her affinity for language, firstly, to her grandfather, a highly regarded English teacher and scholar, and secondly, to the New Jersey hometown that exposed her to an array of different cultures and accents. "I grew up around a lot of 1st generation immigrants; Jewish, Irish, Cuban, Egyptian, Italian, German, Chinese and Vietnamese families all lived on my block," she recalls. "I sat in their kitchens, listening to their stories and accents, enjoying their cooking and soaking up their different cultures.”
     An accent specialist with a love of language and literature, she coaches and directs in a way both actors and laypersons immediately understand. Before beginning her own teaching studio, Voxpertise®, she was Asst. Professor of speech for SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Theater, taught acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse, ESL at Kaplan's NY International Center, and coached upper level managers for Merrill Lynch. She holds a BA in Theater Studies from Yale University, an MFA in acting from the Yale School of Drama and a certificate from the British American Drama Academie Summer Program at Oxford.

Here in Harlem
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2011 Audie Award Winner
Distinguished Achievement in Production

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