"DETECTIVE ROBINSON" to be portrayed by Shelly Lipkin
FauxMeme Productions proudly announces the casting of the diversely talented Shelly Lipkin in the role of "Detective Robinson" in Losing Addison.
Shelly Lipkin is an actor, director, playwright. He was Co-Artistic Director of Cygnet Productions from 2000 to 2003 where he co-authored, produced and starred in Vitriol & Violets – Tales From The Algonquin Round Table which won the 2004 Oregon Book Award for Drama. His second play, Sylver Beaches, was also nominated for an Oregon Book Award.
At Artist Repertory Theatre in Portland he has starred in The Clean House, Blue/Orange and Gross Indecencies; at Profile Theatre he starred in Thief River (Drammy Award for ensemble acting), The Price and Sisters Rosensweig and starred in Twelfth Night with Tygres Heart Shakespeare Company.
Beyond Portland, he has also performed with Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Santa Fe Repertory Theatre, PCPA in Santa Maria, and other theatres across the country. Prior to moving to Lake Oswego he spent 20 years in Los Angeles as a television and film actor.
Most recently you might have seen Shelly in TNT's series Leverage, Extraordinary Measures starring Harrison Ford, Grimm for NBC, and Portlandia. Shelly is an Associate Director at Portland Actors Conservatory and also teaches film acting and screenwriting at The Art Institute of Portland and screenwriting at Mt. Hood Community College.