Ellen Robbins

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ELLEN ROBBINS has been teaching dance independently since 1980. She is a recipient of the 1993 Arts in Education Round Table Award and a 1986 Bessie (New York Dance and Performance Award) for her work with children. On May 21, 2015 she was the honoree of the LaMaMa Moves Gala. Ms Robbins has taught Dance Education at Sarah Lawrence College and as guest lecturer around the country and abroad. She is a consultant to choreographers working with children. She has been on the faculties of the 92nd St. Y, Bennington College July program, and ArtsConnection, a performance arts project of public school children. She has directed the Young Dancers School at the American Dance Festival in Durham, North Carolina. In the summer of 2001, Dances By Very Young Choreographers (Ellen Robbins’ students ages 6 – 18) was produced at the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival in the Doris Duke Theater. Ms Robbins is known for her extensive repertory of dances, choreographed in collaboration with children.