GRANT ROBBIN   

Grant Robbin has been frequently referred to by the media as a "Renaissance Man," whose accomplishments span the arts, academia and business. He wrote the book, music and lyrics for GAUGUIN, THE LEGACY and THE PALETTE OF MY LIFE. GAUGUIN, originally optioned by Hallmark Hall of Fame, was produced for the stage at McCormick Place and the Chopin Theatre in Chicago and was also the subject of a special for NBC. THE LEGACY has had readings at the Dramatists Guild in New York and the Greenhouse Theater Center in Chicago, and THE PALETTE OF MY LIFE, his one-man show, was presented at Davenports in Chicago.

He is a former Second City actor; singer-composer, two specials on PBS - GRANT ROBBIN IN CONCERT (PART I and PART II), concerts, nightclubs; performer on National Canadian Television; director of children's plays that toured the Chicago Public Schools; artist-in-residence at colleges around the country; producer of theatre, television and sixteen seminars at Northwestern University on writing for film and television featuring Hollywood insiders; teacher at Columbia College in five departments including Film and Art/Design; poet-artist of a book LIFESTYLES; business consultant on advertising and marketing; recipient of scholarships to the Art Institute of Chicago at ages eight and twelve; graduate of the University of Wisconsin; member of the Dramatists Guild of America, the National Education Association and the Illinois Education Association.

Current projects include: screenplays STRANGERS IN PARIS, MY BROTHER'S KEEPER
and OTHERWORLD; plays CLOSE TO HOME and FALL FROM GRACE;
a musical CHILDREN OF THE LIGHT.