Ellen Robbins

Ellen Robbins teaches dance for children and teenagers in Soho. She was the resident dance educator at Dance Theater Workshop for 34 years. 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. In May of 2015, she was the honoree of La MaMa Moves Gala. She teaches a workshop called “Growing a Dancer” as guest lecturer around the country. She is a consultant to choreographers working with children. She has been on the faculties of DEL, the Bennington College July program, and ArtsConnection, a performance arts project for 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 8 – 18) was produced at the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival in the Doris Duke Theater. Ms. Robbins is known for her repertory of group dances, choreographed in collaboration with children.
For more information, see: www.ellenrobbinsdance.com