Rebecca Margolick

Rebecca Margolick

Artistic & Program Advisor

Rebecca Margolick


RebeccaMargolick is a Canadian choreographer and dancer based in Peekskill, New York andBritish Columbia, and born and raised in Vancouver Canada. Her multi-disciplinary,solo, and group choreographic works have been presented in Germany, France,Costa Rica, Singapore, Poland, Bulgaria, Israel, Mexico, United States andCanada. She was named Top 25 to Watch in 2021 from Dance Magazine. Her solo Bunker + Vault won the Jury Prize for“best indoor choreographic work” at the 2019 Festival Quartiers Danse in Montreal, and her short solo Bunker received audience awards for both nights of the 2022 SOLO COREOGRAFICO Festival in Frankfurt.

Rebecca has been commissioned nationally and internationally to create works on BalletB.C. Performance Project (Vancouver), LITVAK Dance (San Diego), UNA Danza Joven (Heredia, Costa Rica), the Ailey/Fordham BFA Program (New York City), Michiyaya Dance (New York City), A/R Pour La Danse (Toulouse, France), DancePORT Derida (Sofia, Bulgaria), Arts Umbrella's AU Tour Dance Company (Vancouver) and the Oregon Ballet Theatre (Portland).

Rebecca has received fellowships from the Ailvin Ailey Dance Foundation New DirectionsChoreography Lab under the mentorship of Gus Solomons Jr, LABA at the 14thSt Y, and the Conney Conference. She has received residencies from the Banff Centre for the Arts, BC Movement Arts Society, Dance Deck Vancouver, La Galerie Chorégraphique (France), and the GPS Fund Movement Research Artist in Residence at Derida Dance Center (Bulgaria) and Institute for Movement and Dance (Croatia).

She is currently dancing with Andrea Pena & Artists and the Rehearsal Director of Arts Umbrella's new company AU Tour Dance and was house choreographer, rehearsal director, and a dancer with Chuck Wilt’s UNA Productions.  She was a dancer with Sidra Bell Dance New York from 2012-2016.

Freelancing, she has worked with a number of artists including Allen Kaeja, Belinda McGuire and Vanessa Goodman, Shay Keubler, Aszure Barton, Donald Sales, Derrick Belcham, Kayla Farrish, Patricia Norowol, Jerome Bel (The Show Must Go On), Emily Terndrup, Maya Orchin and Barak Marshall, among others.

She is currently collaborating with Vancouver based artist dance artist Livona Ellis on the creation of their full-length duet “Fortress” (to premiere in Vancouver, November 2024) as well as co-choreographing a duet with Tushrick Fredericks supported by residencies with the NYC based Baryshnikov Arts Centre and DeridaDance in Bulgaria (to premiere in New York City, November 2024).

Rebecca has guest taught at Simon Fraser University (BC), ArtsWells Festival (BC), Arts,Umbrella (BC), Harbour Dance Centre (BC), UArts (Philadelphia), Derida Dance(Bulgaria), Ailey School (NY), and New York University.

Rebecca graduated from New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, with a BFA in Dance and trained at Arts Umbrella in Vancouver.

Examples of recent and upcoming Choreographic work:  

Commissioned by the Oregon Ballet Theatre to create a new work - Unarmoured premiered in Portland in June 2024.

Commissioned by Arts Umbrella - AU Tour Dance to create a new work - Mooring premiered in Campbell River in April 2024.

Creating a full length duet with Livona Ellis (performed by Ellis & Margolick) - Fortress - will premiere in Vancouver in November, 2024.

Creating a full length duet with Tushrick Fredericks (performed by Fredricks & Margolick)  - will premiere in New York City November, 2024.

Creating a new work with violinist composer Hannah Epperson (performed by Epperson and Margolick) - supported by a Vancouver residency with The Dance Centre and a past residency with Island Mountain Arts Society in Wells BC - will premiere in 2025.

Co-created a duet with Jason Martin (performed by Martin and Margolick) - will premiere in Montreal, September 2024.






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