Rebecca Crystal

RC New HeadshotRebecca is a dancer, choreographer and dance educator in Chicago.  She graduated with a BFA in Dance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  She later earned a Dance Education degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, completing her student teaching semester at Whitney Young Magnet High School.  She is excited to be in her first year teaching at Joel Hall!  She also currently teaches at The Chicago High School for the Arts and at CPS elementary schools through Hubbard Street Dance Center’s education outreach program.  In the past, she has taught at Foster Dance Studios, and Interlochen Arts Camp.  She has also traveled to Israel to study with Batsheva Dance Company and Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company.  Rebeccca choreographs and performs on a freelance basis for a modern dance collective in Chicago entitled Delve.