Robyn Bykofsky

Robyn Bykofsky has spent nearly 20 years engaging Bay Area youth through media arts, music, and theater education. Throughout this time, she has been constructing dozens of hands-on, project-based workshops, developing curricula, and collaborating with Bay Area arts and community-based organizations. Prior to becoming the Education Director at Downtown Berkeley’s new music venue The UC Theatre, she was the Director of Arts and Expression at Youth UpRising and the Director of Programs and Development at San Francisco’s Ninth Street Independent Film Center. In addition, she collaborated with the Oakland-based filmmaker, Michelle Grace Steinberg on the short documentary, BEYOND RECOGNITION, which won "Best Short" at the 2015 San Francisco Green Film Festival, screened at over a dozen film festivals internationally and has aired nationally on PBS.

She is currently producing the feature documentary film, MET(T)A with Ms. Steinberg, which is scheduled for release in Fall 2018. Robyn has also designed sound for independent films that have screened at film festivals around the globe and was Staff Sound Engineer at the illustrious Berkeley Repertory Theatre. She received her BA in audio and video production from San Francisco State University and holds a Masters in Education with a focus in technology from Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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