Hey, Jef, Here's My Headshot: ELLIOTT WINSTON ROBINSON


Who's who in Tennessee theater? Sometimes, without a program in your hand, it's difficult to know who's playing whom-hence, our newest feature: Hey, Jef, Here's My Headshot...featuring some of the Volunteer State's best-known-or soon-to-be-known-thespians. And have you ever wondered who  the amazing photographers are who make them look damn good? We're gonna tell ya…

Today's actor/subject/model is the handsome and talented Elliott Winston Robinson.

Among his favorite credits:

Sho' 'Nuff Nativity (Joseph) Amun Ra Theatre

Gem of the Ocean (Solly Two Kings) Amun Ra Theatre

Before the People Came (Griot/Tiger) Amun Ra Theatre

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Aide Turkle) Street Theatre Company

The Wiz (Scarecrow) Street Theatre Company

The Full Monty (Horse) Street Theatre Company

Once on This Island (Tonton Julian) Street Theatre Company

To Kill a Mockingbird (Tom Robinson) Circle Players

Jekyll & Hyde, the Musical (John Utterson) Circle Players

A Raisin in the Sun (Joseph Asagai) Circle Players

Willy Wonka, the Musical (Willy Wonka) Circle Players

Of Mice and Men (Crooks) - Encore Theatre Company

Judevine (Antoine/Sam Hines ) - Actors Bridge Ensemble

Smokey Joe's Cafe (Frederick) - The Larry Keeton Theatre

Split Second (Val Johnson) - Collards and Caviar Productions

Sancitified (Old Man/Sir) - Kennie's Playhouse Theatre


Hey, Jef, Here's My Headshot: ELLIOTT WINSTON ROBINSON

Hey, Jef, Here's My Headshot: ELLIOTT WINSTON ROBINSON

Hey, Jef, Here's My Headshot: ELLIOTT WINSTON ROBINSON

Hey, Jef, Here's My Headshot: ELLIOTT WINSTON ROBINSON

Hey, Jef, Here's My Headshot: ELLIOTT WINSTON ROBINSON

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Jeffrey Ellis Jeffrey Ellis is a Nashville-based writer, editor and critic, who's been covering the performing arts in Tennessee for more than 25 years. He is the recipient of the Tennessee Theatre Association's Distinguished Service Award for his coverage of theatre in the Volunteer State and was the founding editor/publisher of Stages, the Tennessee Onstage Monthly. He is a past fellow of the National Critics Institute at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center and is the founder/executive producer of The First Night Honors, held during Labor Day Weekend, which honor outstanding theater artists in Tennessee in recognition of their lifetime achievements and includes The First Night Star Awards and the Most Promising Actors. Midwinter's First Night, held the first Sunday in January after New Year's Day, honors outstanding productions and performances throughout the state. Further, Ellis directed the Nashville premiere of La Cage Aux Folles, The Last Night of Ballyhoo and An American Daughter, as well as award-winning productions of Damn Yankees, Company, Gypsy and The Rocky Horror Show, with Ellis honored by The Tennessean as best director of a musical for both Company and Rocky Horror. In 2015, he directed William Inge's Picnic for Circle Players and The Last Five Years for VWA Theatricals, with The Larry Keeton Theatre's production of The Miss Firecracker Contest set for spring 2016.


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