Jeanne Robinson

Jeanne Robinson (March 30, 1948 May 30, 2010) was an American-born Canadian choreographer who co-wrote three science-fiction novels, The Stardance Saga with her husband Spider Robinson.[1][2]

Jeanne Robinson
Robinson with husband Spider Robinson at the 2004 Necronomicon.
Born(1948-03-30)March 30, 1948
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
DiedMay 30, 2010(2010-05-30) (aged 62)
Alma materBoston Conservatory
OccupationChoreographer, dancer, teacher and writer
Spouse(s)Spider Robinson (19752010, her death)


Jeanne Robinson was born in Boston, Massachusetts. She studied dance at the Boston Conservatory, and at the Martha Graham, Alvin Ailey, and Erick Hawkins schools.[3] 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.[3]

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