Robert Sandberg

Robert Sandberg
Robert Sandberg
B46 McCosh Hall
(609) 258-4092
Office Hours: 
Spring 2021: Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., and by appointment. Please email directly to schedule.
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M.F.A.Yale School of Drama '77. Sandberg has given seminars in American Drama, dramatic conflict, challenging drama for youth and political theater, and has taught a wide range of dramatic literature from Shakespeare to Musical Theatre.  He teaches playwriting and acting in the Program in Theater.  His plays have been presented in Australia, Canada, England, Japan, Panama and South Korea, as well as throughout the U.S. Can’t Believe It won a Bonderman National Playwriting award. The Trials of the Massachusetts Servants won the American Repertory Theatre’s Discovering Justice contest. Other plays and musicals include A Woman of Means, Done, Evenings In/Evenings Out, In Between, Martina: Lost and Found, Jarpteetza/The Firebird, Judgment of Bett, Robinswood, This Land, Convivencia, Goodbye Dolly, IRL:in real life and adaptations of A Little Princess, Anne of Green Gables, The Body of Christopher Creed, Frankenstein, The Moonstone, and The Odyssey. His plays are published by Playscripts and Dramatic Publishing. His work has been supported by the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Theatre Communications Group, National Endowment for the Arts and various local and state arts commissions. Sandberg was a Princeton undergraduate, majoring in History with Certificates in American and African American Studies. He has been teaching at Princeton since 1995 and received the President's Distinguished Teaching Award in 2014.