Robert de Warren Dance

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"Robert de Warren is a wonderful, charismatic voice from the dance world, who delivers our history with great style and panache!" - Julie Kent (Former Principal Dancer, American Ballet Theatre & Artistic Director of The Washington Ballet)

Lectures From our Professional Dance Consultant in Sarasota, FL

Robert de Warren, a professional dance tutor in Sarasota, FL, provides lectures on dance that are constantly updated and covered in multimedia presentations, from the Birth of Ballet in the 16th Century to the New Language of Dance in the 21st Century, as well as the most up-to-date trends. Lectures for the Winter of 2019 are available now. View some of his lecture titles today.

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Personal Memories of a Genius - Three Lecture Series -Nureyev became a close friend to Robert and Jacqueline. His memoir (see MENU) shares material until now held private. Nureyev had a wonderful and generous side to his personality unknown to most, even those closest to him. He was a great influence on Robert's artistic life. Nureyev so enjoyed working with Robert's Northern Ballet that he became Artist Laureate, an exclusive honor.  See MEMOIR

 NUREYEV later introduced Robert to Teatro alla Scala in Milan, where he was appointed Director of the Ballet and Artistic Supervisor of the School.  This lead to his developing the Educational sector under the banner ACADEMIA ALLA  SCALA  where he added Ballet Teacher and Rehearsal Master courses, piano accompanist, ballet costume design, stage management and lighting for dance subjects.These worked parallel to the Opera Singers courses and an exchange program with the  Bolshoi Ballet and Opera.


Robert de Warren believes that artistic license should be used judiciously. He never hesitates to import the latest trends from other arts and industries when choreographing for theater and opera as well as dance. He has worked with such varied personalities as; Jack Dowd (pop artist and sculptor), Luciano Pavarotti, Franco Zefirelli, Giani Versace, Peter Farmer, Flemming Flindt, Birgit Cullberg, Alvin Ailey, Loris Tcheknavorian.

Nureyev in Swan Lake
Nureyev danced in Robert's designed Swan Lake. It was nominated for the BAFTA - Sir Lawrence Olivier Award for best designer, scenery and costumes.

Elizabeth Maurin and Nureyev in Swan Lake
In Swan Lake Act III with Paris Opera Ballet etoile Elizabeth Maurin.

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