Jeanne Robinson

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Jeanne Robinson
Jeanne Robinson with husband Spider Robinson
Robinson with husband Spider Robinson at the 2004 Necronomicon.
Born (1948-03-30)March 30, 1948
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died May 30, 2010(2010-05-30) (aged 62)
Cause of death Bladder cancer
Alma mater Boston Conservatory
Occupation Choreographer, dancer, teacher and writer
Spouse(s) Spider Robinson (1975–2010, her death)

Jeanne Robinson (March 30, 1948 – May 30, 2010) was an American-born Canadian choreographer, dancer, teacher[1] and co-writer of three award-winning science-fiction novels, The Stardance Saga.[2][3]

Early life and education[edit]

She was born in Boston, Massachusetts.

Robinson studied dance at the Boston Conservatory, and at the Martha Graham, Alvin Ailey, and Erick Hawkins schools.[1]


She performed with the Beverly Brown Dance Ensemble in New York City, New York, and served as the artistic director of the Nova Dance Theatre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where she choreographed more than thirty original works.[1]

Personal life[edit]

She married fellow science-fiction writer Spider Robinson in 1975.

Illness and death[edit]

Robinson was diagnosed with biliary tract cancer in February 2009 and began undergoing numerous treatments. She died, age 62, on May 30, 2010.[4]

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