Robert is a California native who began dancing at the age of 5 with a once a week hip-hop class at a local gym. After training in various styles in later years Robert began his studies at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts where he received a BFA in dance. While in school Robert worked with many esteemed artists including Aszure Barton, Sean Curran, and Kate Weare while also performing on stage with Billy Crystal. Robert has taught dance at studios around the country since he was 15 and is the co-artistic director of The YoMoCo, a dance company based in NYC. Robert is Assistant Director and Choreographer of iLuminate and has performed for Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, Paris Opera at Lincoln Center and Chris Brown.