edd Robinson was born in Ottawa, Canada and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from York University (Toronto). He also studied at The School of The Toronto Dance Theatre, and with eminent British visual theatre artist Lindsay Kemp. Tedd first rose to prominence as the artistic director of Contemporary Dancers in Winnipeg (1984 to 1990), where he created highly theatrical ensemble works. Having returned to Ottawa in 1990 to pursue a solo career, he is now firmly established as a choreographer, educator and solo artist whose award-winning, utterly unique works have resulted in a multitude of commissions and an international schedule of touring and teaching. He is the artistic director of 10 Gates Dancing Inc., a non-profit company formed in 1998 to promote the development and performance of contemporary dance creations.