Robbie Towns
Actor, Dancer, Singer
“Onward! With courage, integrity, authenticity and kindness.”

Originally, from Vermilion Alberta, Robbie’s career has taken him around the world. Although currently located in Stratford, Ontario, Robbie retains a sense of prairie pride and is privileged to live and work on the traditional territory of the Anishnabek, Haudenosaunee (Iroquois), Ojibway/Chippewa peoples of Canada. From a private performance for Prince Charles and Camilla, to the Bunka Kaikan Concert Hall in Tokyo, Japan, to the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London, Robbie is thankful for the varied and incredible stages he has been able to perform on.

Closer to home you may have been able to see Robbie TICK, in PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT or NEWSIES (Drayton Entertainment). Other theatre credits include: MAMMA MIA! (Citadel Theatre); ROCK OF AGES (The Arts Club); LEGALLY BLONDE (Savoy, West End); SHEAR MADNESS (Drayton Entertainment); (THE TEMPEST (Theatre Royal, Bath); SCROOGE (Palladium, West End); LIFT (Soho Theatre, Off-West End); MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, OTHELLO (Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan); Evita (UK Tour); DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS, J.M. BARRIE’S PETER PAN (Citizens Theatre, Glasgow); WILD HONEY (RCS, Glasgow); BITTERGIRL (Globe Theatre); OUR MAN IN HAVANA (Vertigo Theatre); ALL SHOOK UP, THE WIZARD OF OZ, FOOTLOOSE, I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE (Mayfield Theatre); VANYA & SONIA & MASHA & SPIKE, IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE (Persephone Theatre); [title of show], THE CONFESSIONS OF JULIAN POE (Edinburgh Festival).

Robbie’s formal training includes a Masters in Performance from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and also a degree from Grant MacEwan University Theatre Arts program in Edmonton, AB. Robbie has given back to formal theatre training as a contract sessional tutor at the University of Saskatchewan Drama Department. In addition to attending multiple workshops on classic text, stage combat, and clowning workshops, Robbie is an experienced cabaret artist. Some shows include WELCOME TO THE PARTY (Fringe Festival, Edmonton); ECLECTICISM (La Cite Francophone, Edmonton); CALL ME! (The Arches, Glasgow); WEST END SUNDAY (The Lucky Pig, London).

Robbie has two SAT Awards for Outstanding Performance as Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan) and for playing over 20 roles in OUR MAN IN HAVANA (Vertigo Theatre, Calgary). Twitter/Instagram: @robbietowns