A native of Fredericksburg, Virginia, Robbie Nicholson is a veteran of the Broadway stage having spent almost two years in The Music Man. During that time, he appeared on The Tony Awards, The Today Show,The Rosie O'Donnell Show, and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Robbie won the first and only title of American Dance Idol. He filmed a commercial for K-mart and appeared on the TV show Star Search. His choreography has been highly awarded at numerous dance competitions. Robbie was a featured dancer in the final cast of Encore! at the Tokyo Disney Resort in Japan. Robbie is a founding member of Bad Boys of Dance and was featured in 2007 at the company's debut performances at Jacob's Pillow. In 2008, he originated a principal role in "Rock the Ballet" and since then has performed in over 300 performances with the company around the world. Robbie originated the role of Benvolio in Rasta Thomas' "Romeo and Juliet" which debuted in Hamburg, Germany in Fall 2013.
Original Broadway cast of The Music Man in 2000.
Winner of American Dance Idol (sponsored by Capezio)
Original member of Bad Boys of Dance
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