Foundation Programme Co-ordinator
Robert trained both in competitive gymnastics and Performing Arts. In gymnastics he was “All Ireland National Novice Champion”. Following 2 years dance training at CSN (Cork City) Robert received a scholarship for 3 years performing arts course at Laine Theatre Arts. He has worked alongside choreographers/Directors including Arlene Philips, Peter Darling, Karen Bruce, Trevor Nunn, Mathew Warchus & Mitch Sabastian to name a few. Robert is currently a lecturer in dance, musical theatre and acrobatics, and foundation course coordinator at The Institute of the Arts Barcelona. He travels the world running workshops and choreographing for many schools. His previous credits include: Dance Captain/Resident Choreographer on Our House (UK Tour), Dance Captain/Swing Our House (Birmingham Rep), Ensemble in Chicago (Kuala Lumpar), Assistant Director/Ensemble in The Pirates Of Penzance (Kilworth House), Swing in Cats (Dutch National Tour), Rum Tum Tugger in Cats (Marbella), Assistant Dance Captain/Swing in Fame (Aldwych Theatre), Ensemble in Chicago (Larnica International Festival), Ensemble in We Will Rock You (Dominion Theatre), Dance captain/swing understudy Bobby C and Double J in Saturday Night Fever (UK Tour), Ensemble in Saturday Night Fever (Scandinavian Arena Tour), Bill Bailey in the final cast of Cats London’s original production (New London Theatre), Swing and Understudy Bobby C and Gus in Saturday Night Fever Original Cast (Musical Dome, Germany), Ensemble in Peter Pan/Jack and the Beanstalk/Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (E&B productions). Television and Film: Norit Champaign (Spain), It’s Now or Never as featured (UK), Bupa- Well Being Commercial as Acrobat (UK), Saturday Night Fever as Tony Manero (Germany), ISTD Promotion Videos (UK), Go for It (Ireland). Commercial Recordings: Saturday Night Fever original cast recording and Cats original Dutch recording. Choreography: Cinderella/Jack & the Beanstalk (Everyman Theatre, Cork), Bonnie & Clyde/Chicago/The Drowsey Chaperone/Footloose (Institute of the Arts Barcelona), Our House/Sussical/City of Angels (Trinity Laban, UK), Fame (Cada, Ireland), Coca Cola passing of the Olympic Torch 2007 (UK), Sanex (Naked Stunt) National UK tour, Oliver/Our House/Fame (MT4 Youth, Belfast).