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Bio

About

Rebekkah is a Kiwi-born Dancer, Choreographer, Actress and Singer. She has a love for movement, life, creativity and telling stories. Heavily involved in New Zealand dance education she has created and developed curriculums for multiple institutions. Rebekkah teaches throughout New Zealand in full-time courses, workshops, private tuition and adjudicates.

She is a versatile performer and has a unique eye for movement, working with both large and small groups of dancers and non-dancers alike, to create works that are emotionally connected and entertaining. She is passionate about her work, as a performer or a part of a creative team, she enjoys working with others to bring ideas and stories to life.

“It is an honour to be working in this industry.”


BIO

Having trained for a decade in jazz, tap, contemporary dance, and hip hop at The Dance Studio in Auckland, Rebekkah continued developing her skills as a professional dancer, choreographer, singer, and actress at Broadway Dance Center in New York City. Her choreographic work has been seen in musicals, music videos, corporate events, and competition performances, and she has been heavily involved in New Zealand dance education, creating and developing curriculums for multiple institutions. In 2015 she was awarded “Stand Out Female Performer” for her contemporary piece The Crickets Have Arthritis (Short + Sweet Dance Festival), and in 2016 completed a one-month Contemporary Indigenous Dance Residency at Banff Arts Centre in Canada. Rebekkah’s most recent credits include Chicago (Auckland Theatre Company), Pleasuredome, and Shortland Street the Musical (ATC). She is also the co-artistic director of Night of The Queer (2018-19) and produces dance work under Luck & Schooney with her business partner James Luck.


Full CV is available for download here


Career Highlights

TV
2019 Dancing with the Stars - tv3 Season 3 week 4 - Dancer
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.