Rebekah Chappell

Rebekah Chappell

Rebekah Chappell is a performer, teaching artist, and dance maker. She received her M.F.A. in dance from The University of Iowa and B.F.A. in dance from Shenandoah University. She has taught throughout the United States, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua working with colleges, public and private schools, studios, and community programs. Highlights include teaching as a guest artist at Old Dominion University and Rice University, serving as adjunct faculty at San Jacinto College South, and facilitating movement classes with young adults at Instituto sobre Alcoholismo y Farmacodependencia in Costa Rica. Chappell’s choreography has been presented by San Jacinto College South, The University of Iowa, Big Range Dance Festival, the Dance Gathering, 12 Minutes Max!, Houston Choreographers X6, Fieldworks Showcases, Venturing Out, and the Englert Theatre. Her choreography considers the relationship between art and efficacy, examining processes that facilitate personal transformation. She investigates performances of experience, dances made in, out of, and from an event rather than about it. www.rebekahchappell.com