Shin, Reid + Britten
CLOSE QUARTERS: EPISODE 13
Rebecca Steinberg is originally from Danvers, Massachusetts. She received her B.F.A. in Dance and her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Upon graduation she lived in Israel and danced in Vertigo Dance Company’s International Training Program. Rebecca was a freelance artist in New York before joining New Dialect in 2015.
She has performed works by Banning Bouldin, Ohad Naharin, Hofesh Shechter, David Dorfman, Doug Varone, Roy Assaf, Bryan Arias, Joy Davis, Idan Sharabi, and Noa Zuk, et al.
In addition to performing, Rebecca is a choreographer and dance educator. She is a 2019 Jacob’s Pillow Choreography Fellow and has most recently been commissioned to create work for New Dialect, Nashville Ballet, OZ Arts Nashville, and Middle Tennessee State University. She is a collaborator alongside visual artist Jana Harper on a multidisciplinary performance and community engagement project titled This Holding. Rebecca leads workshops and master classes for young dancers, adults of all abilities, and professionals. She serves as a Curriculum Design Consultant, currently working on a National Science Foundation research grant at Vanderbilt University exploring the educational potential of dance for mathematics learning. Most notably she has worked with dancers through various education programs at Perry Mansfield Performing Arts School & Camp, New Dialect, Bates Dance Festival, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Emory University, and CORE Dance Company.