Wayne E. Robinson, Jr. Memorial2020-09-04T23:45:33+00:00

A Celebration of the Life of
Professor Wayne E. Robinson, Jr.

Saturday, September 5th
5pm (Eastern)


Meeting ID: 951 9310 1448
Password: Wayne2020

Please join us as we gather in remembrance of our dear friend, Wayne, and share some of our best memories.

The memorial will include invited speakers, photo slide shows, video tributes, and other special surprises. After the main service, we will break out into smaller gatherings where friends can gather casually to share their stories and memories.


Joel Murray, Chair FIU Theatre

Brian Schriner, Dean FIU College of Communication, Architecture and the Arts

VIDEO: Photos from Wayne’s Family

Danny and Lilly Pino

VIDEO: Tributes from former students and friends, Part 1

Jennifer McCray Rincón

VIDEO: A tribute from the FIU Theatre BFA Acting Class of 2021, Fear no more the heat of the sun by William Shakespeare

Andy Señor

VIDEO: Tributes from former students and friends, Part 2

Cristina Moahamed

Chantal Jean-Pierre

VIDEO: Tribute by Rebecca Covey, monologue from 3 Sisters by Anton Chekhov

Adriana Gaviria

Ivan Lopez

VIDEO: Photos from Wayne’s professional career and time at FIU

Erik Rodriguez

AUDIO: Excerpts from a 2019 interview of Wayne, interviewed by Natalia Quintero-Riestra

Phillip Church

Lesley-Ann Timlick

GROUP SONG: Guantanamera, introduced by Stephen Neal


After the memorial, guests who would like to gather to casually remember Wayne and share stories can join one of five post memorial zoom rooms, separated by eras of Wayne’s tenure at FIU.

Before FIU

1994 – 2000

2001 – 2007

2008 – 2015

2016 – 2020