Robert Galinsky

Performance Poet
Founder of Demitasse Development LLC }
Galinsky is an NYC poet, town crier, agitator and master improvisor. Current hi-light? He is teaching his new initiative “the Power of Performance and Personality: tPOPP” to incarcerated youth at Rikers Island & in prisons throughout NY State, in conjunction with Literacy for Incarcerated Teens. TEDxFultonStreet sees Galinsky collaborating with composer Deep Singh and visual artist Madga Love, to create today’s piece: “Spreading Charge”

Robert Galinsky is a playwright, actor, poet, coach, entrepreneur, father, town crier and agitator. Robert helped originate the We Are Family Foundation’s program “Mattie’s Movie & Poetry Day”, is a proud 3DD facilitator and team member from the start of the Three Dot Dash Initiative, as well as Head Speaker’s Coach for TEDxTeen. Through GalinskyCoaching.com, he has been invited to deliver his “Energizer” program to The Global Education and Leadership Foundation in India, TEDxTeen in London and NYC, The Fred Rogers Institute, Grey Advertising, Virgin Mobile, Thompson Reuters and the Nielsen Company, among others.

Galinsky is the founder of several social media and social justice related causes and companies including “tPOPP: The Power of Performance and Personality” through Literacy for Incarcerated Teens and the social media community Kuhoots.net. He is the founder and “Principal” of the New York Reality TV School – the first and only reality TV school in the world, and is considered an innovator in experiential learning techniques and live performance.

Robert’s work as Co-Founder and Executive Producer of the pioneering online TV studio Pseudo.com is featured in the Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Award winning film “We Live In Public”, which is also in the permanent film collection at the Museum of Modern Art. As an acting and ‘public personality’ coach, his clients include songwriter/vocalist and Academy Award Nominee Charles Mack and Hip Hop artist/actor 50 Cent. Robert is is a mentor at the Becoming I Foundation, a member of the Creating WE Institute, the IMPACT Repertory Theatre, the Dramatist Guild, the Drama League and Screen Actors Guild, and is a founding member of the Vamos a Sembrar Community Garden in the Lower East Side of NYC.