Robbins


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United States choreographer who brought human emotion to classical ballet and spirited reality to Broadway musicals (1918-1998)

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Kinberg had unprecedented access to Robbins' personal journals, dating back to his early childhood, and to previously unseen rehearsal footage of Robbins at various stages in his career.
Children of the baby boom knew the choreography of Jerome Robbins before they knew his name.
The best dance critic in America--yes, better than that most dexterous of neoconservative phrase-turners Arlene Croce--Jowitt wrote vividly and insightfully about dance for decades at the Village Voice during the very period in which Robbins transformed himself from the most important choreographer and director on Broadway (Call Me Madam, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Fiddler on the Roof, Funny Girl, Gypsy) into a "serious" dance impresario, second only to his New York City Ballet master-colleague-rival George Ballanchine.
Robbins convincingly shows that, then as now, people often endowed animals with human thoughts and emotions and used them as metaphors when thinking and writing about their own society.
Consider the rampant eating disorders that Robbins reports from one campus, where a plumber was kept busy clearing the pipes that were continually clogged with the vomit of whole housefuls of bulimic sorority, sisters determined to eat heartily and still fit into their size 2 jeans.
Robbins understands that his involvement in an issue brings it some attention that it might not otherwise get, but he tells me he addresses a political issue directly only when he feels it has received insufficient press coverage.
There is reason to everything Skull and Bones does; its headquarters, program, and rituals have all been carefully calibrated to cultivate its power by essentially training its members," writes Robbins.
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And while measuring the respiration of crop roots last year, Robbins and his colleagues identified a commercially available forage grass that will aggressively promote such a calcium substitution because of the unusually high carbon dioxide (CO2) output of its roots.
According to Srinivas Kumar, Chief Brand Officer - Baskin-Robbins Worldwide, "All of the Baskin-Robbins employees, franchisees and licensees are saddened by the loss of Irv Robbins.
A favorite of both Robbins and Balanchine, he created the jaunty solo role in the "Gigue" section of Balanchine's Mozartiana.
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Tim Robbins has Has starred in a couple of Robert Altman's films, and you can tell he learned a thing or two about the craft of directing.
Written and directed by Tim Robbins * Starring Hank Azaria, Bill Murray, Cherry Jones, Joan Cusack, Vanessa Redgrave, and Susan Sarandon * Touchstone Pictures