DEVELOPING ARTISTS GRANTS
Robin embarked on a professional dance career in 1984, after completing a basic training including a B.F.A. (Special Honours) degree in dance from York University, and several dance techniques, creation and performance studies in Canada and abroad.
In 1986, she co-founded the arts organization New Dance Horizons, where she continues to act as Artistic Director. Dance training, creative explorations, choreographic works and performing have been ongoing for Poitras as she continually engages in creating and performing. In the past decade Robin has created and performed an eclectic body of work. Her solo works have been presented across Canada and in Europe. At home in Regina, she has created an astonishing array of multi-disciplinary and community performance works.