Robbins is, perhaps, best known for his work on Broadway. The stage productions he worked on include On the Town, The King and I, The Pajama Game, West Side Story, Gypsy: A Musical Fable and Fiddler on the Roof.
The man won five Tony Awards and two Academy Awards, including one for Best Director, with Robert Wise, for the film adaptation of West Side Story.
He was inducted in the American Theater Hall of Fame in 1979.
The 5th Avenue Theatre is presenting The Pajama Game in February. Robbins won a Tony Award for Best Choreography for the Broadway show.
The iconic prologue of West Side Story:
From his ballet "Fancy Free":
And here he is behind-the-scenes: