Judith Robbins Rose

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About Judith Robbins Rose
In addition to being an award-winning novelist,  Judy’s the former Executive Director of the Colorado Dramatists and a past member of the Denver Center Playwrights’ Forum. She's taught seminars on playwriting and served as a dramaturge for new theatrical works. Most recently she wrote and directed an Art-In-The-Park touring comedy, funded by a grant from the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District in metro Denver.
    You don’t have to be right all the time to be a mentor. Maybe it’s better if you’re not. 
    Just be somebody who cares about a kid. You don’t have to care about every kid. Just care about one. 
A sometime standup comedienne, Judy was the college acting partner of Weird Al Yankovic. She studied with Danny Simon, who is credited with teaching the art of comedy to his younger brother playwright Neil Simon.

Judy has received a regional Emmy nomination, various screenwriting recognitions, and multiple honors from the Denver Advertising Federation and the Public Relations Society of America. She was named winner of the Americana National Playwriting Competition, and has won playwriting contests in Denver, Oklahoma City and Norfolk, Virginia. Her work has been seen by audiences in dinner theatres, universities and community theatres across the country. 

She graduated Cum Laude with a bachelor's degree in broadcasting, having received honors at entrance at California Polytechnic State University, the Fox Memorial Scholarship, and the departmental honor for journalism at San Diego State. 

Judy received the Governor's STAR Award for diversity programming in Colorado and volunteers as a tutor for at-risk kids. She also donates her time as the lead fundraiser to develop a women's clinic and pediatric unit in Ouagadougou (West Africa), and as a speaker and teacher of writing for Title 1 schools. In 2023 she'll attend the Rocaberti Writing Conference in France on a scholarship, to be mentored by internationally known screenwriting professionals to develop her next novel as a mini-series.