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Shani Robison

Associate Professor

281-F RB

Area: Ballet

Shani Robison, MA, associate professor of dance, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA. Shani has presented ballet pedagogical research and choreography at professional conferences in Canada, Ohio, Texas, Colorado, Massachusetts, Maryland, and New York. She presented her recent research and creative process regarding her original ballet Alice in Wonderland at a professional conference in Austria, December 2016. Three of her contemporary ballets, African Winds (2008), Concealed (2009), and Interrupted Impulse (2012) were selected for ACDA/NW gala concerts with Interrupted Impulse selected as alternate for the national festival. Shani has choreographed full-length original ballets Romeo and Juliet (2009), Cinderella (2011), Alice in Wonderland (2016); and restaged The Sleeping Beauty (2013) and Swan Lake (2014) for BYU Theatre Ballet during her nine years as artistic director of the top ballet performance company at BYU. Shani is currently the Ballet Area Administrator and teaches a variety of classes ranging from ballet technique to Dance History. She is President of CORPS de Ballet, International, an international organization for ballet professors and other professionals and a member of the National Dance Education Organization.