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Rebecca Holderness

Associate Professor, Acting


MFA, Directing, Columbia University, New York City


Rebecca Holderness is a director, choreographer and teacher, artistic director of The Battery Factory- At Spooky Action-  The Last of the Whys, Einstein's Dreams, Kafka on the Shore, and The Wedding Dress. Selected Projects: Lori-Parks 365 Plays at Joe’s Pub and The Public Theatre/NYC with the Director’s Project, King Lear at Shakespeare and Company, as well as acclaimed Ruined, Twelfth Night, Einstein's Dreams and Crowns at Burning Coal in North Carolina, NYC/Off Broadway: The Life of Spiders, Kelly Stuart, HTC/The Culture Project; The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, tour for Lincoln Center Institute; LCT Lab and with award winning writers Einstein's Dreams, Kipp Erente Cheng at The Culture Project. With Holderness Theater Company Cymbeline, Twelfth Night and The Changeling at 45 Bleeker and The Rose Theater Lincoln Center. 1000 Butterflies Steve Belber at Julliard. Further directing at Shakespeare and Company, Les Choregies D’Orange, and France and around the USA. Associate professor of Acting, Directing at UWM.

Additional Work Experience

Associate Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voice Work, 200RYT Yoga Drama League, Chicago Directors Lab and Lincoln Center Lab Director, Member of SSDC and Athe.