Robert Burden, Jr. received his BFA in jazz/theater dance from the University of the Arts in 1987. He studied Hoofin (tap dance) under his mentor LaVaughn Robinson and Germaine Ingram two of Philadelphia’s tap masters. He is currently the Artistic Director of Tap Team Two & Company, Inc., the Philadelphia based company that tours the country for Young Audiences of America. Robert currently teaches tap at the Gwendolyn Bye Dance Center, Philadanco and JoVo Dance.