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All the Right Moves

Local athlete Brandon Robinson finds his true calling in the world of ballet.

The comparisons to the film Billy Elliot are inevitable. A boy from a working class small town doesn't fit the macho stereotype expected by those around him, but instead discovers - quite by accident - a remarkable affinity for ballet.

Meet our very own Billy Elliot - Brandon "Sonny" Robinson, son of Vero Beach podiatrist, Dr. Brian Robinson of Oceanside POdiatry. At the tender age of 19, Brandon has already danced with some of the world's most prestigious companies and studied with many of the world's greatest dancers, including Mikhail Baryshnikov.  

Read the entire article in the September 2001 issue