F.A.C.E. Coach, choreographer and producer, Robin Dunn has established herself as one of the key community leaders within the entertainment industry today. Ms. Dunn is a graduate with a BBA degree in Marketing from Bernard M. Baruch College and has appeared in and choreographed several off-broadway and dinner theater productions. She was director of "Amateur Night" at the world famous Apollo Theater. Her client list includes "Saturday Night Live," Nickelodeon, "Sesame Street," Missy Elliot, Teen Vogue featuring Jive Recording artist Chris Brown, Tony Award winner Heather Headley, The Braxtons featuring Jay Z, Brian McKnight, Sean Kingston, and Disney's Raven Symone. She also worked for the management team of the iconic rock band U2 and is the creator and executive producer of the awards shows Ladies Get Down (A Salute to Women in Hip Hop & more ...) and Fellas Git Dap (A Salute to Men in Hip Hop and more...).
Robin's method for breathing life into a performance is through her patented Robin Dunn's F.A.C.E. method. F.A.C.E., an acronym for Focus, Attitude, Confidence, Energy and Eye Contact, is a tightly constructed method designed to develop and enhance artists, business professionals and individuals with being more comfortable on stage, camera, the work place and in their everyday lives. Robin's F.A.C.E. received rave reviews in Moscow, Russia for addressing 2,000 marketing professionals of Meridian International Group for two consecutive years. The workshops are currently being offered in New York City and are available for venues worldwide.
Ms. Dunn teaches Hip Hop dance at The Ailey School, The Ailey Extension, Hunter College, and Steps on Broadway. Robin has also taught at NYU, Syracuse University, East Stroudsburg University/PA Dance, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Earl Mosely's Institute of the Arts, Young Audiences NY, Harlem School of the Arts, Ron Brown's Evidence Summer Intensive, Complexions Winter Intensive 2010, Fashion Institute of Technology, Long Island University/ Honors class, Project Dance and Connecticut Ballet in Stamford, CT. She was the first to introduce the art of Hip Hop dance to the east coast at New York's Broadway Dance Center and The Ailey School. She has also learned from and collaborated with some of her fellow luminaries in the industry including Buddha Stretch, Mr. Wiggles, Frank Hatchett, and Charlotte Pollak. Ms. Dunn continues to offer specialized F.A.C.E. workshops that include career development, performance technique and repertory for dancers and singers, in addition to motivational/guest speaking for a wide range of events.
Dunn believes "a teacher's job is to shape lives, build dreams and give hope for the future." - author, unknown