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Robin Antin

Robin Antin backstage during Los Angeles Fashion Week, Smashbox Studios - Culver City, CA, USA March 2008
Occupation Actress
Dancer
Choreographer
Music video director
Years active 1984—present

Robin Antin (6 July 1961, Los Angeles County, California) is an American dancer, choreographer, music video director, actress, clothing designer and entrepreneur. In 1995 in Los Angeles Antin, Christina Applegate and Carla Kama founded the modern burlesque troupe The Pussycat Dolls. In 2007 she created Girlicious. By 2005, she had been diversified into various media including: an Pop recording group with international hits; a Las Vegas nightclub venue and floorshow; various merchandise; and a reality TV series.

As a choreographer, Antin worked with entertainers such as Paris Hilton, and artists such as Anastacia, Pink, The Offspring and No Doubt. Additionally, she was responsible for the dance ensembles in various films. In March 2009, it was announced that she had become the manager of Singer/Songwriter/Author Matt Goss.

She is the sister of celebrity hair stylist Jonathan Antin, director Steve Antin and actor Neil Antin. She appeared on an episode of her brother Jonathan's show Blow Out.

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Film

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Television

Pussycat Dolls Franchise

Pussycat Dolls are an American pop and dance group and burlesque ensemble founded by choreographer Robin Antin in 1995. It began as a dance troupe based in Los Angeles, was "re-cast" as a music group in 2003. Current members include Nicole Scherzinger, and Melody Thornton. Nicole confirmed there will be a new cast of Pussycat Dolls in 2010, with her as the lead singer. She did not confirm weather or not Melody is to return with the new cast as secondary lead singer.

Three spin-off troupes have been founded:

The Vegas Pussycat Dolls

Based in Las Vegas, it features a rotating cast of dancers around vocalist Jamie Preston[1]. Current members include Hayley Zelniker[2], Amanda Nowak, Colby Amanda and Alicia Vela-Bailey[3][4]. Former dolls include Rachel Sterling,[5] who was also an original member of the burlesque troupe, Jessica Lea,[5] Laura Diane,[6] Ashley Gates,[7] Bridget Nicole,[8], Jennifer Affronti[8], Sheila Joy[8] Cindy,[6] Laurel,[9] and Jamie Lee Ruiz from Pussycat Dolls Present: Girlicious[10] who is now part of the second spin-off group.

The Pussycat Dolls Burlesque Review[11]

Founded in 2008 with Jamie Lee Ruiz, alongside Michelle "Jersey" Maniscalco,[11][12] Jessi Peralta,[11][13] Stephanie Moseley,[14] Courtney Parker,[14] Fransesca,[11][14] Alexis,[11], Molly[15][16] and Jenny Robinson.[17][18]

Matt Goss and The Dirty Virgins

After becoming Goss's agent, Antin cast The Dirty Virgins are a Vegas-based dance girl group, made-up of 4 dancers Tala, Emily, Amber and Monteece in Vegas to accompany him for his show. Along with them, she cast singers Mecca and Angela. From a style point of view they are very much like the original concept of the Pussycat Dolls[19].

Girlicious

Girlicious is an American urban trio (quartet until 2009) featuring Natalie Mejia, Chrystina Sayers and Nichole Cordova. Former member, Tiffanie Anderson departed from the group due to conflicts and differences. The girls were discovered by Pussycat Dolls Present: Girlicious.

Paradiso Girls

The Paradiso Girls are a girl group consisting of 5 members from different countries; Chelsea Korka (she was appeard in the reality show Pussycat Dolls Present: The Search For The Next Doll) from The United States, Aria Cascaval from France, Lauren Bennett from The United Kingdom, Kelly Beckett from Barbados and Shar Mae Amor from The Philippines. They are currently signed to Will.i.am music group/Interscope Records.[20] Their debut single "Patron Tequila" featuring Lil’ Jon and Eve was released on May 12, 2009, and a music video was shortly released afterwards. Their debut album Crazy Horse is expected to be released in February 2010.[21]

Clothing Line

During 2008, It was reported that Antin and the La Senza Corporation of Canada were producing a line of Burlesque/Pussycat Dolls-styled lingerie called "Shhh...by Robin. The line ranges from girly and flirtatious to sexy and glamorous intimate apparel. Antin says, "The words for me on this collection are flirtatious, fashion and fun!"[22][23] Paradiso Girls Lauren Bennett and Kelly Beckett as well as review member Jersey modeled for it.

Work-out DVD

According to her Twitter, Antin will soon release a work out DVD featuring Jamie Ruiz from Pussycat Dolls Present: Girlicious and other Burlesque Dolls Jenny Ronbinson and Michelle "Jersey" Maniscalco [24](whose pictures she posted on her Twitter account), as well as Chrystina Sayers and Nicole Sherzinger. It is set to be Released worldwide December 15, 2009.[25]

Partners

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References

  1. ^ Preston Lead Pussycat Doll Jamie Preston
  2. ^ Zelniker Haley Zelniker
  3. ^ http://www.myspace.com/_alic1a_
  4. ^ http://viewmorepics.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewPicture&friendID=85201107&albumId=2391485
  5. ^ a b "MySpaceTV Videos: Las Vegas Pussycat Dolls Hosts E! Special by Ultimate Dolls-PCDWeb.net-Girlicious.nu". Vids.myspace.com. 2008-01-21. http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoid=26634240. Retrieved 2009-09-03. 
  6. ^ a b Vegas Dolls
  7. ^ "MySpace". Viewmorepics.myspace.com. http://viewmorepics.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewPicture&friendID=85201107&albumId=1479554. Retrieved 2009-09-03. 
  8. ^ a b c http://viewmorepics.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=viewTaggedPhoto&friendID=29701589&imageUserID=20366102&imageID=57428354
  9. ^ Laurel Picture
  10. ^ Ruiz as a Vegas PCD
  11. ^ a b c d e Review Members
  12. ^ Jersey
  13. ^ http://viewmorepics.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=viewTaggedPhoto&friendID=64887544&imageUserID=474191221&imageID=4882672#u=474191221&i=4882664
  14. ^ a b c {http://viewmorepics.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=viewImage&friendID=78780682&albumID=2496450&imageID=38978153#a=2496450&i=38978153 The Review Girls]
  15. ^ Molly's pictures
  16. ^ Review Poster
  17. ^ http://twitter.com/robinantinpcd/status/7763265411
  18. ^ Antin's Twitpics
  19. ^ http://www.vegasdeluxe.com/blogs/luxe-life/2009/sep/04/pussycat-dolls-founders-matt-goss-and-dirty-virgin/
  20. ^ http://www.paradisogirls.com
  21. ^ http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?id=314983308&s=143455
  22. ^ http://www.buddytv.com/articles/pussycat-dolls-present-the-search-for-the-next-doll/pussycat-dolls-present-creator-22500.aspx
  23. ^ http://www.lasenza.co.uk/bras/pussycat-dolls/pussycat-dolls-bras.htm
  24. ^ http://twitter.com/robinantinpcd/status/7763265411
  25. ^ http://www.myfoxboston.com/dpp/morning/getting-in-shape-the-sexy-way

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