Dance Teacher Faculty Bio | Davis Robertson | Steps on Broadway Faculty – Steps on Broadway
Davis Robertson

DAVIS ROBERTSON is the International Program Director for the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow, and a repetiteur for the Gerald Arpino Foundation. From 2010-2016 he was the Artistic Director of the Joffrey Ballet Concert Group, a pre-professional company founded by Robert Joffrey in 1981. A former Joffrey Ballet principal dancer, his roles included the Cavalier in Robert Joffrey's The Nutcracker, Death in Kurt Jooss' The Green Table, Petrucchio in John Cranko's Taming of the Shrew, the Faun in Nijinsky's Afternoon of a Faun, and David Parson's Caught. He was also a member of the Metropolitan Opera Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet, Lar Lubovitch Dance, and performed in Twyla Tharp's Movin' Out on Broadway. Film credits include Robert Altman's The Company and Paramount's Save the Last Dance. He has choreographed for the Bolshoi Academy in Moscow, Mikhail Baryshnikov, the Joffrey Ballet, Milwaukee Ballet, and many others. His latest commission is his third work for Gus Giordano in Chicago.