Keith Roberts (dancer)

Keith Roberts
Keith Roberts is a professional dancer who performed in Twyla Tharp's Las Vegas show Sinatra Dance With Me, which opened on December 11, 2010 and ran through April 2, 2011.wikipedia
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Come Fly Away

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He previously starred as Hank in Tharp's Broadway show Come Fly Away (March 25, 2010 – September 5, 2010).
The cast included Keith Roberts, John Selya, Ashley Tuttle, Charlie Neshyba-Hodges, Holley Farmer, Laura Mead, Rika Okamoto and Karine Plantadit.

Movin' Out (musical)

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He has worked extensively with Twyla Tharp since 1988, originating leading roles in most of her ballets at ABT and Twyla Tharp Dance, and in her Broadway shows Movin' Out and Come Fly Away and has regularly staged Twyla Tharp ballets worldwide.
Directed and choreographed by Tharp, the cast included Michael Cavanaugh, Darren Holden, Wade Preston, Elizabeth Parkinson, John Selya, Keith Roberts, Henry Haid, Ashley Tuttle, Benjamin Bowman, and Scott Wise.

American Ballet Theatre

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He danced with American Ballet Theatre (ABT) from 1987–99, during which time he also performed on Broadway in Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake and in Fosse. In 1987, aged seventeen, Roberts joined American Ballet Theatre (ABT) as a member of the corps de ballet at the invitation of Artistic Director (1980–89) Mikhail Baryshnikov.

Twyla Tharp

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Keith Roberts is a professional dancer who performed in Twyla Tharp's Las Vegas show Sinatra Dance With Me, which opened on December 11, 2010 and ran through April 2, 2011.

Matthew Bourne

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He danced with American Ballet Theatre (ABT) from 1987–99, during which time he also performed on Broadway in Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake and in Fosse.

Swan Lake (Bourne)

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He danced with American Ballet Theatre (ABT) from 1987–99, during which time he also performed on Broadway in Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake and in Fosse.

Fosse (musical)

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He danced with American Ballet Theatre (ABT) from 1987–99, during which time he also performed on Broadway in Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake and in Fosse.

Denver

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Roberts was born in Denver, Colorado into a military family.

School of American Ballet

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Back in the U.S. at age eleven, Roberts auditioned for the School of American Ballet, the San Francisco Ballet School, and the Houston Ballet Academy summer programs.

San Francisco Ballet School

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Back in the U.S. at age eleven, Roberts auditioned for the School of American Ballet, the San Francisco Ballet School, and the Houston Ballet Academy summer programs.

Houston Ballet's Ben Stevenson Academy

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Back in the U.S. at age eleven, Roberts auditioned for the School of American Ballet, the San Francisco Ballet School, and the Houston Ballet Academy summer programs.

University of North Carolina School of the Arts

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He moved away from home at thirteen to attend the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, from which he graduated in 1987.

Julie Kent (dancer)

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Roberts also attended the School of American Ballet Summer Program and danced with Julie Kent at the School of American Ballet's New Choreography workshop performance in July 1986.

Corps de ballet

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In 1987, aged seventeen, Roberts joined American Ballet Theatre (ABT) as a member of the corps de ballet at the invitation of Artistic Director (1980–89) Mikhail Baryshnikov.

Mikhail Baryshnikov

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In 1987, aged seventeen, Roberts joined American Ballet Theatre (ABT) as a member of the corps de ballet at the invitation of Artistic Director (1980–89) Mikhail Baryshnikov.

Kevin McKenzie (dancer)

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Roberts danced many principal roles during the 1996–97 season, including Romeo in Romeo and Juliet; working with Artistic Director (1992–?) Kevin McKenzie and Georgina Parkinson on Romeo and performing it at ABT was something to which he had aspired since he was sixteen and "a dream come true."

Georgina Parkinson

Roberts danced many principal roles during the 1996–97 season, including Romeo in Romeo and Juliet; working with Artistic Director (1992–?) Kevin McKenzie and Georgina Parkinson on Romeo and performing it at ABT was something to which he had aspired since he was sixteen and "a dream come true."

Ashley Tuttle

Ashley Tuttle, then a fellow ABT dancer, called Roberts a "technically perfect and completely giving" partner.

Principal dancer

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McKenzie promoted Roberts to principal dancer in 1997.

American Dance Festival

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Roberts was an original member of this group, which debuted at the American Dance Festival in Durham, North Carolina in June 2000.

Durham, North Carolina

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Roberts was an original member of this group, which debuted at the American Dance Festival in Durham, North Carolina in June 2000.

Ice Theatre of New York

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* Ice Theatre of New York (2007)

Ballet Arizona

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* Ballet Arizona (2007, 2009)

Birmingham Royal Ballet

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