Robyn Coburn's Profile
My parents were both entertainers, and I grew up around cabaret, feathers, sequins and beads, but it wasn't until I started studying acting that became truly fascinated with costuming and sewing. Since then, in a career spanning almost 30 years I have been a costume, scenic and lighting designer and worked in every kind of theater from community to educational to “broadway” style, both in Australia and the US. I've made props from all kinds of materials. I remember one wonderfully successful build when I made a reproduction of an old time victrola entirely out of faux painted paper and cardboard.
When I came to the US in the early 90's, I was a freelance art department worker and later Production Designer of independent films before repurposing my life as a work-from-home, homeschooling mother.
My daughter turned out to be a very girly-girl, and…
- Born on August 15
- Joined February 11, 2008