Mr. Robert hails from Manila , Philippines. He danced professionally with Philippine Ballet Theatre and Ballet Philippines where he performed soloist roles from classical repertory and in works of international choreographers such as Robert Barnett, Tom Pazik, Paul de Masson, Jan Linkens, Agnes Locsin and George Balanchine, just to name a few. Mr. Robert also works as a ballet restager: had the opportunity to travel to China to restage the ballet "La Gitana" for the National Ballet of China and the ballet "Camille" for the beijing Ballet Academy. He also assisted in restaging the ballet "Sleeping Beauty" and "Paquita" for the Stars of Australian Ballet production in Manila. Upon retiring from the dance scene, Mr. robert moved to Bunei Darussalam to become a resident ballet teacher/director of Pagana Dance Center for 17 years until he moved to Canada in 2010. Mr. Robert is a certified Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) teacher and Stott Pilates instructor. He is now the Artistic Director of The Academy of dance and Art.