Rebecca Margolick

Rebecca Margolick

Artistic Associate

Rebecca trained at Arts Umbrella in Vancouver B.C and graduated with an Honours B.F.A in Dance and a Minor in Adolescent Mental Health. from New York University - Tisch School of the Arts, winning the J.S Seidman Award upon graduation.

Born and raised in Vancouver and Burnaby and based in New York City, Rebecca was a company member of Sidra Bell Dance New York from 2012-2016 and has been a company member of UNA Projects since 2014. She recently one the 2019 Festival Quartiers Danses Jury Prize for best indoor choreography and was chosen for a 2020 Alvin Ailey New Directions Lab. She has been chosen to perform her solo Bunker for the 2021 Lucky Trimmer Festival in Berlin and for festivals in Singapore and Costa Rica.

Rebecca was artist in residence at Derida Dance Center in Sofia, Bulgaria in October 2018 and May 2018 where she choreographed a new work for the centre’s company Derida Dance as well as a solo for herself. She currently co-choreographed and performed alongside Jesse Zarrit in the multidisciplinary work 'Salome:Woman of Valor' co-created by world renowned artists, musician Frank London and spoken word artist and poet Adeena Karasick. Her solo work has been presented in Mexico, Bulgaria, Poland, Canada and the USA. She has been an assistant lecturer at UArts in Philadelphia and has guest taught at Simon Fraser University, Rutgers, The Ailey School, Tanz Farm Atlanta, Arts Umbrella and NYU Tisch, Machol Dance House, Jerusalem and Derida Dance Centre in Bulgaria as well as in Port McNeill, Wells BC, Malcolm Island and Alert Bay.

Rebecca was a resident artist at the 92 St Y in New York City where she worked with archivist Bernard Schwartz researching material on the YWHA Residence and the Clara De Hirsch Home for Working Girls where she then created a dance work inspired by this research that was presented as part of The Conney Conference on Jewish Arts at the 92st Y.

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