Rebekkah Schoonbeek

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About

Rebekkah is a Kiwi born Dancer, Choreographer, Actress and Singer. She has a love for movement, life, creativity and telling stories through the Arts. 

She has an unique eye for movement, working with both large and small groups of dancers and non dancers alike, to create works that are emotionally connected.

She loves working with creative teams, both as an artistic creator and performer to bring ideas and stories to life.

 

BIO

A Dancer, Choreographer, Singer and Actress Rebekkah has trained in Auckland and New York at "Broadway Dance Centre". Her most recent works has seen her as a actor/dancer/Singer in “Shortland Street the Musical” and “Pleasuredome The Musical “ She is also the co-artistic director of Night Of The Queer (2019/18). Some other credits include, Chicago (Auckland Theatre Company), Jono & Ben, X-Factor, Diamond Entertainment and Sky-City Entertainment. She completed the Contemporary Indigenous dance residency at the Banff Arts Centre in Canada and is an advocate for dance education in NZ. Rebekkah has won awards such as the “Stand Out Female Performer Award” at Short and Sweet Dance Festival with her choreographic work The Crickets Have Arthritis. She has had the pleasure of working with some very talented people both overseas and in New Zealand and brings her knowledge to those she teaches and works with here .“It is an honour to be working in this industry.”


Full CV is available for download here


Career Highlights

TV

2016 Jono & Ben - Mediaworks -Dancer
2013 X-Factor NZ Season One- Media Works - Dancer

TVC

2017 FRESH Toilet Paper - ABC Tissue - Actress/Dancer- Dir: Jamie Lawrence

THEATRE
2018 Shortland St: The Musical - Auckland Theatre Co - ch: Multi (Actor/Dancer/Singer)
2017 Pleasuredome The Musical - dir: Michael Hurst, prod: Rob Tapert - ch: Sal (Actor/Singer/Dancer)
2013 Chicago - ATC dir: Michael Hurst - ch: June (Actor/Dancer/Singer)
2011 Anything Goes - Musical, The Civic, AMT - ch: chorus/dancer
2010 42nd Street: The Musical - The Civic, AMT - ch: Phyllis (Lead)

MUSIC VIDEO
2017 Wowee ft. Vince Harder - William Waiirua
2016 Current of Black Blood - Yan Yates - dir: Rachel Choy
2016 Crawling - Ryan ENZED - dir: Luke Thornborough
2015 Miss Lonesome - Marlon Williams - dir: Damien Shatford - ch: Lust

OTHER

2013 Unleash-Yourself Campaign” Photo Model- Les Mills NZ & International


Rebekkah would like to acknowledge all those that have taught her and put in endless hours to help her in this journey and life. She holds those very close and has great gratitude.