Puerto Rican director, actor, educator and mask-maker. Robi holds an MFA in Ensemble-Based Physical Theatre from Dell'Arte International and a BA in Drama from the University of Puerto Rico.
With more than 15 years of experience, Robi has performed, toured, and lead workshops in México, Venezuela, Argentina, Puerto Rico, and several cities in the U.S. He taught theatre in the Colegio Bautista de Caguas at a high school level for four years and for many years has toured with theatrical, circus and educational shows throughout his career.
His work is diverse, created through a fusion of styles and fueled by social justice and change. His passion is to explore the poetry of movement, where actors shape the space with their bodies to create a physical, dynamic and poetic theatre that connects with people as sports connect with fans.
He has worked and collaborated with: The Dell' Arte Company, Teatro del Sesenta, Oregon Children’s Theatre, Milagro Theatre, Y no había Luz, Hand2Mouth Theatre and Circo Nacional de Puerto Rico. His most recent work as a director was the world premier of “Astucias por heredar, un sobrino a un tío” at Milagro Theatre in Portland, OR.
Currently, Robi lives in Portland, OR, where he works as a director, actor and mask maker, while functioning as a teaching artist for Hand2Mouth Theatre, Oregon Children’s Theatre and Latino Network.