Rebecca is an Edmonton-based Métis performer, choreographer, and dance instructor. She has recently joined the Good Women Dance Collective as a collective artist as well as a curator for the Nextfest Festival. She currently teaches dance with dancED Movement Project, and the City of Edmonton.
She has performed as a dancer and actor with Punctuate! Theatre, Alberta Aboriginal Arts, Good Women Dance Collective, Northern Light Theatre, Thou Art Here Theatre, and Catch the Keys Productions as well as other independent productions. She has also performed in Toronto with Solar Stage Children’s Theatre and the Lower Ossington Theatre. Her original choreography has been presented by Mile Zero Dance, Expanse Festival, Nextfest Festival, Alberta Culture Days, and the Edmonton Fringe Festival with Alberta Opera.
Upcoming this season, Rebecca will be performing with Good Women Dance Collective and vocal quartet, Femme, in their ongoing collaboration of The Beginning of Happiness. Rebecca will also be making her Citadel performance debut in Bears, by Matthew MacKenzie, as well as choreographing After the Fire, at the Citadel presented with Punctuate Theatre and Dreamspeakers. Rebecca holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from Ryerson University, and continues to deepen her connection to her Métis roots by learning Métis jigging and the traditional skill of finger-weaving sashes.
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