Robin Antin - Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition Judges
Originally from Los Angeles, Robin Antin has made a name for herself as a choreographer, producer, director, designer and entrepreneur. In 1995, Robin founded the modern burlesque dance troupe, "The Pussycat Dolls" at the infamous Viper Room in Hollywood. By 2003, she turned the stage show into one of the biggest pop-group sensations, producing hit songs and selling 10 million albums worldwide.
Robin found a second home for her PCD Brand, a Las Vegas "Pussycat Dolls Lounge/Saloon Nightclub," a "Pussycat Dolls Casino," along with a huge PCD merchandise store - all located inside Caesars Palace. Soon after, she landed two seasons of her own reality show on CW, "Finding the Next Doll." In 2007, during season two of the series, Robin created a new girl group "Girlicious." The group went on to make a Platinum self-titled album, selling out arenas across the world.
Robin’s Brand also includes her first collection of lingerie, called "Shhhh, by Robin Antin," as well as two of her own fitness DVD's titled "Pussycat Dolls Workout, by Robin Antin." She has worked with many artists along the way including Christina Applegate, Gwen Stefani, Christina Aguilera, Fergie, Charlize Theron and Scarlet Johannson. Robin also choreographed for Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu when they played "Undercover Pussycat Dolls" in "Charlie’s Angels Full Throttle."
Recently, Robin choreographed for several hit TV shows including "American Idol." In 2011, she choreographed the opening production with Jimmy Fallon at The Emmys®; the opening at The Billboard Awards with Ken Jeong; as well as parts of the Academy Awards®.
Currently Robin is creating the new "Pussycat Dolls" recording group with new girls, new music and a new attitude. She just opened her second home for the PCD Brand in San Diego called "Dollhouse," a bar and nightclub located in the Gas Lamp District. Robin also produces and choreographs a hit show at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas with singer/songwriter Matt Goss titled "Matt Goss Live from Caesars Palace."
She has appeared as a guess judge on "So You Think You Can Dance" and Robin is currently developing a live musical/Broadway experience for the story of the Pussycat Dolls.