Renée Robinson is an Internationally based artist, producer, management consultant and educator. Renée has expanded her teaching career into production and arts management. Having worked as a performing artist gives her the knowledge and insight to provide clients an unparalleled business experience as a result of savvy navigation through customs, economic and political situations nationally and internationally.
Born in London, England of Guyanese parents, Renée grew up in London and Long Island New York. Her love of the arts began at a very early age, she began her training in ballet, tap and jazz. She attended Ohio Wesleyan University receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Politics in Government with a minor in Dance Studies. She studied various dance techniques including Cecchetti, Weidman, Release and Contact Improvisation, Graham and Horton including extended study with Kathryn Horne, Claude Thompson, Rick McCullough, Phil Black, Ron Brown among others. She has a Diploma of Dance from the University of Surrey, England, and received the Melanie Feinstein Dance Scholarship to complete her Master’s Degree in Dance and Related Studies from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, North Carolina, where she held a position as a graduate teaching assistant.
Renée has taught at a number of institutions as a guest artist and part-time faculty both nationally and internationally. She has taught at the Mark Morris Dance Group, (Brooklyn, NY), International Dance Academy (Tokyo, Japan), Estudio Alma (Tokyo, Japan), Children’s Theatre of Charlotte (Charlotte, North Carolina), The School at Columbia University (NYC), as well as many others. She is currently working on projects in Guyana (collaborating with GUYDANCE and the Ian Douglas Foundation), South Africa and developing one in Cuba.