Kori Ross from Detroit, MI, has been dancing and competing since age 9. In 1996 Kori received a two year apprentice scholarship to study Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago, an opportunity that has given her the foundation to be a professional dancer. For the past ten years Kori has been a dance educator and national award winning choreographer. This is her 3rd year on faculty with us. Kori is on staff at many studios doing choreography, companies, and teaching classes. Kori choreographed two small groups for us, as well as the top National Premier solo - 'Spine".
Noble Bradley was a member of the Moving Images Performance Company at LeFlore High School. In 2001 he started competing with RSD. By 2006 Noble had become company director and choreographer. Noble was a principal dancer in Debbie Allen's "Dance With Wings". Noble will be assisting with some of the choreography for the Lynn Robinson Dancers this year. We welcome him back to our staff.
Elizabeth Keasler Joubert was born and raised in Saraland, AL where she started dancing at the age of 2 at Robinson's. She has trained with Ray Leeper, Mia Michaels, Tabitha and Napolean Dumo, Dee Caspary, Tina and Ryan Cyphert and Mandy Moore. After graduating her career took her to Las Vegas where she currently lives. She has traveled around the world as an assistant teacher at Jump and Break the Floor Productions. She has beenin numerous shows on the Las Vegas strip. Currently she is a director, teacher and choreographer for the Dance Factor located in Las Vegas.
Sloan Shelton is the daughter of Kelly Robinson Hughes and granddaughter of Lynn Robinson. She has been dancing since the age of two. She has travelled all over the United States assisting with dance competitions and conventions. She is currently attending Marymount Manhattan College in New York to get a B.F.A.in dance. Sloan had been assistant teaching since 7th grade. We finally welcome her to our staff.
Lynn Sanders Robinson - Founder This is her 50th year as a dancing instructor. She studied in New York City, performing at the World's Fair and the Brigham Young University. Mrs. Robinson performed with the Mobile Theater Guild and was choreographer for the First Theater Company of the Deep South. She served as a judge in the Junior Miss Program all over the state and was choreographer for the Escambia County Jr Miss and the Miss University of Mobile pageant. Mrs. Robinson is a member of Dance Educators of America, passing examinations to become a member.
Kelly Robinson is the current owner of Robinson's School of Dance in Saraland and Bayou La Batre and holds a bachelor of science degree from The University of Mobile in Education. She studied dance at the University of Southern Mississippi where she was captain of the Dixie Darlings and a member of the Southern Misses Basketball dance team. She has won numerous awards for performance and choreography throughout the southeast. Miss Kelly is the Director of the Lynn Robinson Dancers, and this is her 25th year as a instructor of dance. Kelly has worked and judged all over the U.S. for masquerade and Star System dance competitions. This is her fifth year to own the studio. Kelly recently started the dance program at Satsuma High School this year.
Crystal Dubose Cornett is a 1999 graduate of Vigor High School. While attending Vigor, she was a varsity cheerleader for four years and Captain her senior year. She was on the University of Mobile's Dance team. She was a member of the Lynn Robinson's Dancers for nine years, and has been a teacher here for eleven years.
Whitney Hubbert Orso danced at Robinson's for over twenty years, and was also a member of the Lynn Robinson's Dance Company for twelve years. Upon graduating from Satsuma High School in 2005, she attended Troy University with a dance scholarship. She was on the dance team and a member of the Sound of the South. She is a 2008 graduate of the University of South Alabama with a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education / Language Arts. Whitney is a teacher with the Mobile County School System. This is her ninth year teaching dance.
Wyticia Hart has been a member of Robinson's School of Dance since age eight. Wy graduated from Bryant High School as a Kickin' Cane Dancer. She was the assistant choreographer while at Bryant for four years.Wy has been involved in many competitions with Robinson's School of Dance since a very young age.
Oksana Kozhanova is a Russian Prima Ballerina, Master of Stage, choreographer that currently resides in Ocean Springs, MS. In 1991 Oksana graduated cum laude from the Russian Ballet Academy in her hometown of Saratov, where she was born. She danced in the Great Russian Nutcracker for the acclaimed Moscow Bolshi Theater, as well as other Moscow theaters productions of this ballet interpretations. This is her second year on staff at RSD! Welcome back!