Robinson, Jeanne

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Robinson, Jeanne

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1948 - 2010

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Jeanne Robinson was born on March 30, 1948 in Boston.

She began dancing and choreographing in her youth, particularly in the realm of modern dance. She studied dance at many institutions including the Boston Conservatory, the Martha Graham, Alvin Ailey and Erick Hawkins schools, Nikolais/Louis Dance Theatre Lab, Toronto Dance Theatre, and the American Dance Festival.

Jeanne was the founder, director, and resident choreographer of the Nova Dance Theatre in Halifax, Nova Scotia from 1980 to 1987.

The Robinsons moved to Nova Scotia in the 1970s and to Vancouver in 1987, where they continued to produce work. In the late 1990s they moved to Bowen Island.

Jeanne Robinson was diagnosed with biliary cancer in 2009 and passed away on May 30, 2010.

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