Robert Atwood has a B.A form Haverford College in Political Science and A MFA in dance from Florida State University. He teaches ballet at The Ailey School, the Zena Rommett Dance Institute, and for the Joffrey/New School BFA program. Mr. Atwood has extensive experience in the training of dancers at all levels and believes that satisfaction in dance training is a product of hard work and is attained through positive feedback. He regularly teaches overseas as a guest including the ballet companies of Leipzig, Kaiserslautern and Hagen, the Academy of the Hong Kong Ballet and has a continuing relationship with the Iwanson Schule fur Zeitgenossischen Tanz in Munich. Mr. Atwood’s choreography has been commissioned by companies that include the Albany/Berkshire Ballet and the Tallahassee Ballet. He is a regular contributor to Attitude magazine and has been published in Ballet Review.