Rebecca Margolick

Rebecca Margolick

Artistic & Program Advisor

Rebecca Margolick

 

Rebecca Margolick is a Jewish-Canadian dancer and choreographer based in New York. Her multi disciplinary and solo works have been presented in France (La Galerie Chorégraphique), Costa Rica (Solos Hecho a Mano), Singapore (M1 Contact), Poland (Gdansk Solo Festival), Bulgaria (Azaryan Theater and Derida Dance), Israel (Machol Shalem), Mexico (Cuerpo Al Descubierto), and multiple cities across the U.S and Canada. She was named one of Top 25 to Watch in 2021 from Dance Magazine. Her currently touring solo Bunker + Vault won the Jury Prize for “best indoor choreographic work” at the 2019 Festival Quartiers Danse in Montreal.

She received the 2020 New Directions Choreography Lab Fellowship at the Ailey School under the mentorship of Gus Solomons Jr. and was a Dance Artist in Residence at The Banff Centre for the Arts in December 2019. She was also a 2020/2021 artist in residence at the Dance Deck in Vancouver Canada.

 In 2020, Rebecca received the Conney Conference Fellowship to study the archives of the Clara de Hirsch Home for Working Girls at 92nd St Y and presented her research at the 2020 Conney Conference. She was a 2017 GPS Fund Movement Research Artist in Residence at Derida Dance Center in Sofia Bulgaria, and a 2015/16 LABA Fellow at the 14th St Y in NYC.

She has been commissioned to create works on the Ailey/Fordham BFA Program, Michiyaya Dance, DancePORT Derida, and Ballet BC’s Performance Project, University of Costa Rica and Frabique des Arts, Carcassonne France.

She is currently rehearsal director and dancer with Chuck Wilt’s UNA Productions, and was a dancer with Sidra Bell Dance New York from 2012-2016. Freelancing, she has worked with a number of artists including Kayla Farrish, Allen Kaeja, Patricia Norowol, Jerome Bel (The Show Must Go On), Derrick Belcham, Emily Terndrup, Maya Orchin, Shay Kuebler, and Barak Marshall, among others.

Rebecca graduated from NYU Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Dance, and prior to that trained at Arts Umbrella in Vancouver.

Rebecca is  is a proud member of Dance Artists National Collective a collective of freelance dancers organizing for safe, equitable and sustainable working conditions in the United States.


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