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Rebecca Burcher was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and attended Slippery Rock University (SRU) in Western Pennsylvania. She graduate in 2014 summa cum lade with a Bachelor of Arts in Dance and a Bachelor of Science in Community Programs for Americans with Disabilities with a specialization in Adapted Physical Activity. She has combined the two degrees and worked as a teaching artist for outreach programming for Attack Theatre, Dancing Wheels Company and School. Rebecca has performed with Marcia Custer, Kathy Diehl, Amanda Tarr Dance Company, The Movement Project, MegLouise Dance. Her work has been selected for presentation at SPACES Art Gallery, Cleveland Dance Fest, dotdotdot, and been commissioned by The Movement Project. Rebecca has taught various masterclasses including classes as a guest artist at Slippery Rock University, Cleveland Dance Fest, and The Movement Project’s 2016 Winter Intensive. Recently she has performed a slew of improvised solos including two separate collaborations with Cleveland musicians Isaac Bleich and Stephan Haluska and is currently dancing for Carmen Caceres and working at Gibney Dance Center.