Training: Robert trained at the School of American Ballet before becoming an apprentice with the prestigious New York City Ballet in 2005. After becoming a member of the Company, he quickly rose to the rank of Principal Dancer in 2009.
Theatre includes: Robert made his Broadway debut in 2015, originating the role of Jerry Mulligan in An American in Paris. He was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical, and won the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Outstanding Actor in a Musical, the Astaire Award for Best Male Dancer and the Theatre World Award. He was also nominated for the Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance. Other credits include Mike in the Hollywood Bowl’s 2016 production of A Chorus Line, and Bill Calhoun in Roundabout Theater Company’s benefit performance of Kiss Me Kate on Broadway.
Television includes: Julie’s Greenroom (Netflix), Romeo in NYCB's Romeo and Juliet (PBS), Carousel Boy in NY Philharmonic's Carousel (PBS), Live from Lincoln Center, Dancing with the Stars, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Live with Kelly and Michael, CBS Sunday Morning and 60 Minutes.
Films include: NY Export: Opus Jazz