Visiting Professor in Dance

Rebecca Salzer is a dancemaker whose work spans a number of genres, including concert dance, choreography for theatre, and screendance. Her Bay Area-based dance company, Rebecca Salzer Dance Theater (1996-2006), was supported by the California Arts Council, the Berkeley Arts Council, Theatre Bay Area, and the Zellerbach Family Fund. Ms. Salzer’s recent work for the stage has been seen at Highways Performance Space and Gallery in Los Angeles and at The La Jolla Playhouse. Her films and videos have been programmed in national and international film festivals and on PBS-affiliate stations nationwide. Her 2000 film, "Office Furniture" was awarded the Golden Spire in the San Francisco International Film Festival. Ms. Salzer is a Jacob K. Javits Fellow. She holds a B.A. in Humanities from Yale University and an M.F.A. in Dance Theatre from the University of California, San Diego.