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Amanda Robinson



Amanda Robinson is a versatile movement artist and no stranger to the spotlight! You may recognize her as the leading lady in R. Kelly’s “Cookie” music video, grooving with Nicki Minaj and Will Smith on Saturday Night Live, or most popularly seen dancing alongside Amy Schumer in the comedy, Trainwreck by Judd Apatow. A native Jersey gal, Amanda brings her fierce and inspirational energy to every endeavor. Her technical training includes ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, lyrical, contemporary, modern, hip hop, heels, musical theatre, swing, as well as cultural styles such as salsa, bachata, samba, soca, dancehall, afro-caribbean, and Irish dance. She discovered her love for movement at the age of 3 and has not stopped performing since. Her mother enrolled her in a recreational dance class at the public library to help channel her daughter's endless expressive energy. By the age of seven, Amanda began training at a local dance studio, Fran's World of Dance, where she was a member of the studio's competitive talent company for the next ten years. In her teens, Amanda was awarded a full scholarship to study classical ballet and pointe with the New York City Ballet. She was cast in roles for George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Amanda furthered her performance career by competing at the collegiate level. She was member of The College of New Jersey’s nationally ranked dance team and captain her senior year. Right after graduation, Amanda became an NBA Dancer for the Brooklyn Nets. During her career in the league, Amanda performed internationally in over 10 countries including: Brazil, Spain, London, Turkey, Paris, Italy, China, Singapore, Jamaica, and Barbados. She was also selected to represent Brooklyn on the All-Star Dance Team in Toronto, CA. She performed with Drake, Kevin Heart, and Walk the Moon. She elevated the franchise for 5 years, 2 of which she was team captain. Amanda continues to make a splash in the entertainment industry with compelling features. Her performance credits include America’s Got Talent, Good Morning America, MTV, SNL, E! News, Disney, Jimmy Fallon, Shania Twain, Lin Manuel Miranda, Omi, Karlie Kloss, Naomi Campbell, Tina Fey, Chris Pine, Rachael Ray, Andy Samburg, along with commercial campaigns for Swarovski, Pepsi, Olay, Mac Cosmetics, Bare Minerals, Adidas, Reebok, Finish Line, Degree, Journelle, Aerosoles, and Honda to name a few. Amanda knows exactly how to light up a room and truly believes in never giving up on your dreams!


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