Arbender Robinson

Artistic Director of ThisAbility

Broadway: In Transit, Shuffle Along (revival), Les Miserables (revival), Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Disney’s The Lion King, Book Of Mormon, Hair, Ragtime (revival), Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Hairspray.

T.V.: Nurse Jackie, Tony Awards, Good Morning America, The Today Show, CBS Sunday Morning.

Arbender made his Broadway debut in the Tony Award winning production of Hairspray; where he covered the role of Seaweed. In the original cast of Disney’s The Little Mermaid he covered the role of Prince Eric. He also served as the Dance Captain and Swing for the Broadway revival of Hair and was seen in the Broadway revival of Ragtime. His Broadway credits continue with Disney’s The Lion King, Broadway’s 6th longest running and all time highest grossing show. Since then he was in the original cast of Beautiful The Carole King Musical and the 2014 of Les Miserables and is the cover for Marius. He is also the first African American to ever play Marius on Broadway. Now Arbender is starring in the 2016 hit music Shuffle Along alongside many Broadway Legends including Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Billy Porter, Brandon Victor Dixon and Joshua Henry. The show is Directed by Tony Award Winner George C Wolfe and Choreographed by Savionne Glover.

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