Robbie Cook (he/him/his) has been professionally active in the dance field for over 25 years, including time spent in the dance communities of New York, San Francisco, Chicago, and Los Angeles. Based in Brooklyn, he is currently an Associate Professor of Dance at Hofstra University and teaches during the summer at the American Dance Festival. Other teaching credits include Bates Dance Festival, Shenandoah Conservatory, Loyola Marymount University, Idyllwild, i-Dance Festival (Hong Kong), Chadwick International School (South Korea), Japan Contemporary Dance Network (Sapporo) as a company member of Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, Universidad de Las Américas (Mexico), and IUGTE Conference (Austria). As a performer, Robbie is currently working on projects with Momar Ndiaye and Tammy Carrasco; he has worked with various choreographers throughout his career: Kota Yamazaki, Seán Curran, James Gregg, Guanglei Hui, Teena Marie Custer, Michel Kouakou, Edwaard Liang, Keith Thompson, Douglas Dunn, Margaret Jenkins, Liz Gerring, and Jan Erkert among many others. His teaching is informed by various practices including Tai Ji, Piso Movil, Yoga, and Pilates with a focus on anatomically based cues relevant to the practice of dance. Robbie earned an MFA in Dance from Bennington College and a BFA in Visual Art from School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Robbie Cook Dance
FB: Robbie Cook
Classes: Drop-in Yoga for Dancers & Floorwork
Photo by Ben McKeown