Robert Alejandro Tinning

Robert Alejandro Tinning is an Ecuadorian-Australian dancer and choreographer. To the stage Rob brings performance steeped in his lifelong intercultural immersion. Robert’s creative bases are the Byron/Tweed region, Perth WA, and Miami Florida (pre-covid). He has danced with numerous companies and artists including: Stephanie Lake Company, Tasdance, Jukstapoz, STRUT Dance WA, Shaun Parker & Co, Gabrielle Nankivell, and Liesel Zink. He has toured Australia, Europe, the Middle East, and the USA in his role as a freelancing and independent artist.

Robert is also a collaborator with Dream Bigger (Northern Rivers indigenous youth program), and Dance Integrated Australia. He is a facilitator of DIA’s socially engaged and inclusive face-to-face dance classes: MOVE IT for all capabilities, abilities, neuro diversities, and age groups.

Rob’s unique talent has seen him be awarded travel opportunities to explore interdisciplinary art practices. These extensive travels have included collaborating with the USA artist Don Lambert and Cuban/American performance artist, and former Jiri Kylian dancer, Lazaro Godoy in the USA. Since 2016, his creative practice has included regular trips to Tasmania, Perth and Miami to perform and develop new dance work. His creative practice has been supported by WA’s DLGSC, Tasdance, AusDance NSW, Deering Estate (Miami, FL), Fountainhead Studios (Miami, FL), Lismore Regional Art Gallery, Mad Dance House, and he has an upcoming Residency Fellowship in Salvador (Brazil) hosted by the Salvador Foundation.

As a movement director for film, Rob’s collaborations with Dacre Montgomery have produced and released the short film ‘IN VITRO’ (2019) and the dance short ‘NIGHTMARES’ (2019), collectively attracting 2 million views across Instagram and YouTube.

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