After being graduated as a Bachelor and Master in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Leiden, Robert went on to pursue a theatre education at the School of the Arts in Amstetrdam. Since, he has worked in numerous projects as a dancer and actor. Bigger productions include ANNE, a play based on the diary of Anne Frank by ImagineNation and The Bodyguard, a musical based on the like named movie by Stage Entertainment. Besides, he worked in various commercials, numerous shortfilms and dance companies. In 2019 he had a Netflix debut with a humble part in Bumi Manusia, an Indonesian movie that literally translates as ‘This Earth of Mankind’ and screened in all major cinemas and theatres in Asia and can be seen on Netflix. Recently he worked for the Dutch Opera as a dancer and actor in ‘Springtime in Amsterdam’. Currently he is working for MN Dance Company as a dancer in ICARUS. The company is based in Slovenia.
Apart from working as a performer, Robert is also a creator. His choreographies are booked internationally and during Corona he created two home-made concept videos, one of which won a price of 1000 euros and another that got picked up by a YouTuber. His first short film project, COLORS, in which science fiction is integrated with dance, is currently being applied to film festivals and stars a major cast of both actors and dancers. It’s topics are equality and freedom of choice.
Updates (24 november 2021): COLORS is now selected for it’s first film festival premiere in Hollywood. (6 december 2021): meanwhile COLORS is selected for three international film festivals.