TEACHING. Dr. Friend teaches dancing and singing in the Los Angeles area, and is available to travel for special work-shops. Private lessons are also available.
CHOREOGRAPHY. She is also available to choreograph dances for your performing group. Among the groups for which she has produced choreographies are the Duquesne University Tamburitzans, Het Internationaal Danstheater of Amsterdam, the Middle East ensemble of the University of California at Santa Barbara, and the AMAN Folk Ensemble. Her choreographies have received rave reviews in the Los Angeles Times and other journals.
COSTUMING. She designs and makes all of her own costumes, and is available for consulting on design and materials.
DANCE CONDITIONING. She is a teacher of body conditioning for dancers, trained by Marie Jose Blom.
- Listen to Robyn’s singing — Turkish. From a commercial recording.
- Listen to Robyn’s singing — Persian. From a live recording of a concert at McCabe’s in Los Angeles.