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Fatima Robinson

  • Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Birthday: August 29

Fatima Robinson has been named one of Entertainment Weekly's "100 Most Creative People in Entertainment." She was recently invited to teach a master class at the White House to celebrate African-American Women and Dance. Through her work with artists such as Britney Spears, Meghan Trainor, Pharrell Williams, Black Eyed Peas, Fergie, Gwen Stefani, Lana Del Rey, Usher, Sade, Prince, Rihanna, Major Lazer, Kendrick Lamar, Mary J Blige, and more, Fatima has been the choreographer behind many of the most memorable moments in dance entertainment.

Fatima Robinson has been named one of Entertainment Weekly's "100 Most Creative People in Entertainment." She was recently invited to teach a master class at the White House to celebrate African-American Women and Dance. Through her work with artists such as Britney Spears, Meghan Trainor, Pharrell Williams, Black Eyed Peas, Fergie, Gwen Stefani, Lana Del Rey, Usher, Sade, Prince, Rihanna, Major Lazer, Kendrick Lamar, Mary J Blige, and more, Fatima has been the choreographer behind many of the most memorable moments in dance entertainment.

On television her choreography has been featured on such popular shows as The Voice, Dancing With the Stars, So You Think You Can Dance, and American Idol. Fatima choreographed NBC's live television production of The Wiz Live!, which aired last holiday season. She also served as segment producer for the Weekend's performance of "Earned It" at last year's Academy Awards, and choreographed Pharrell's unforgettable performance of the hit song "Happy" at the 2014 Academy Awards. She also notably choreographed the 2011 Super Bowl Halftime show with the Black Eyed Peas, 2012 Coachella Tupac Hologram, as well as the 2007 and 2009 Academy Awards, making her the second African-American woman in history to do so (Debbie Allen was the first). Recent film credits include Anchorman 2, This Is the End, and Lifetime's Whitney, as well as Dreamgirls, Charlie Wilson's War, American Gangster, Public Enemy, Ali, Confessions of a Shopaholic.

Fatima has received numerous MTV VMA nominations for Best Choreography, including for will.i.am's #thatPOWER video, and was recently nominated for Video Director of the Year for the 2015 BET Awards. Her work as a choreographer and video director for the Black Eyed Peas has also earned her several MTV VMA nominations, including a win for Best Hip Hop Video for "My Humps" and Best Choreography for "Hey Mama". Fatima is acclaimed by critics and peers alike and has received multiple nominations for American Choreography Awards, Choreography Media Honors and a Lucille Lortel Award nomination for Outstanding Choreographer – Off-Broadway, for her theatrical debut, Radiant Baby, a musical based on the life of artist Keith Haring, produced and directed by George C. Wolfe at the New York Public Theater.

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