Jacksonville Dance Theatre

Rebecca R. Levy (Jacksonville, FL) is a choreographer and performer, who recently moved to Jacksonville from Los Angeles, California. She is founder and former co-artistic director of the Los Angeles-based B.E. Productions Dance Company, and her choreographic work with the company has been featured in festivals and concerts throughout the country. Recently her choreography has been produced at the New Seeds Women's Festival in Tampa, FL, Emerging Choreographers Showcase in Pasadena, CA, NewGrounds in Tampa, FL, the 2011 Harvest Chicago Contemporary Dance Festival, and Case Western Reserve University. As a free-lance choreographer, director and filmmaker, she was afforded the opportunity to create work for opera, musical theater productions, films, sports events and commercial stage including the LA Music Awards, the Fame Awards and the Music City Bowl. Last year she coordinated the Jacksonville contribution to the Florida Waterways Dance Project, a statewide site-specific dance project. As a performer, she worked with many notable choreographers and companies, and toured nationally for six seasons as a soloist with Lineage Dance Company. She continues to perform for choreographers around the country, and dances locally for film and stage as a freelance performer. Rebecca serves as Assistant Professor of Dance at Florida State College Jacksonville where she directs the repertory dance company. Originally from Boston, MA, Rebecca holds her BFA in Dance from Cornish College of the Arts, and an MFA in Choreography from California Institute of the Arts.

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