Meet Rebecca Whitehurst:
Interdisciplinary teaching-artist Rebecca Whitehurst has worked around the globe as a theater animal– actor, dancemaker, writer and director. She received her BA in Philosophy from Stanford, and then attended the CalArts MFA program in Choreography before embarking on a professional career with Diavolo Dance Theater. Freelancing as an actor and choreographer in New York City led her to the Institute for Advanced Theater Training MXAT/A.R.T. at Harvard, where she received an MFA in Acting and performed in regional and off-Broadway theater. While on a Fulbright Scholarship to Russia, Rebecca spent a year as a guest teacher at the Moscow Art Theatre School. Currently, she teaches at St. Edward’s University and choreographs for theater, opera and concert dance.