Robbie Rodriguez is an Albuquerque native and began dancing at age four. For 16 years, he trained with Elite Dance Company and became an instructor and choreographer for many of the studio’s original productions. Throughout his career, Robbie has trained on scholarship with State Street Ballet and Joffrey Ballet School in NYC. He has been a guest choreographer and judge for Cathy Roe Productions and Showbiz National Talent and appeared in Seth MacFarlane’s A Million Ways to Die in the West. He is a UNM graduate and currently co-coaches the school’s dance team. Robbie has been with New Mexico Ballet Company (NMBC) for seven years and has had the privilege of originating the roles of Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet, Crassus in Spartacus, Jack in Alice in Wonderland, the Cowardly Lion in The Wizard of Oz, and most recently, Aladdin in Aladdin and the Magic Lamp. Robbie is also a rehearsal coach and the Marketing and Operations Director for NMBC.