Robyn Mineko Williams


Works Performed by PNB

The Trees The Trees

Robyn Mineko Williams is from Chicago, Illinois. She was a member of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (HSDC) for twelve seasons. She began choreographing in 2001 for HSDC’s Inside/Out Workshop and in 2010, alongside Terence Marling, co-choreographed a full-length narrative work geared towards children, Harold and the Purple Crayon: A Dance Adventure, for Hubbard Street 2. She has since been commissioned by HSDC, Grand Rapids Ballet, Visceral Dance Chicago, and The Nexus Project. Her choreography has been presented at venues such as the Kennedy Center, American Dance Festival, and NYC’s Joyce Theatre. She was a winner of Northwest Dance Project’s International Choreography Competition in 2012 and was selected as an E-choreographer in 2013 for Springboard Danse Montreal. Williams is a recipient of the 2013 Princess Grace Choreographic Fellowship and a Princess Grace Foundation-USA 2014 Works In Progress Residency Grant. Upcoming works include a creation for Malpaso Dance Company to be premiered in spring 2019 as well as a new collaboration with dance icon and founding HSDC member, Claire Bataille.