Robbie Cook is a Los Angeles based teacher, choreographer, and dancer teaching in the dance department of Loyola Marymount University. Other teaching credits include Idyllwild Arts Academy, CSSSA @ Cal Arts, TCU, LIU, and NIU. He has led master classes at Pepperdine University, UCLA, Harvard-Westlake School, University of Houston, and HSPVA Houston. He also teaches yoga at the American Dance Festival in Durham, NC, the Fresh Festival in San Francisco and yoga and pilates at Bates Dance Festival in Maine. Robbie has created choreography on students at Idyllwild, Pepperdine University and at Universidad de las Americas (Puebla, Mexico). In 2015 he will return to Mexico for another creation and will co-direct a site-specific dance on the students of Chadwick International School in Incheon, South Korea. He has danced in the companies of Liz Lerman, Douglas Dunn, Liz Gerring, Margaret Jenkins, and Jan Erkert, among many others. Additionally he has worked with Ishmael Houston-Jones, Laurel Tentindo, Edwaard Liang, Keith Thompson, Stacy Matthew Spence, Nancy Garcia, Michel Kouakou, Cheng-Chieh Yu, Noriko Kato, Karen Stokes, Third Rail Projects, The Dallas Opera in their production of Boris Godunov and most recently, as a musician/performer with String Theory Productions at the Emmy’s. Robbie has commissioned two solos from Deborah Hay, participating in her Solo Performance Commissioning Project: Music 2001 & The Runner 2007 and learned Yvonne Rainer’s seminal work Trio A, performing it as a duet with dancer Hope Mohr. Robbie Cook holds a BFA in Visual Art from School of the Art Institute of Chicago, as well as an MFA in Dance from Bennington College.