Los Pasitos, Ballet
Rebecca Tsivkin is a graduate and licentiate of the Royal Academy of Dance in London, and is an Associate of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD). Her training included an in-depth program that covered ballet, anatomy/kinesiology, dance pedagogy, child psychology, labanotation, character, modern, and dance history. Rebecca has taught in universities, private dance studios and company schools for over two decades. Her students have gone on to attend advanced training programs in such places as the School of American Ballet (SAB) and the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at American Ballet Theater (JKO), and to dance in professional companies such as Ballet Austin, Sacramento Ballet, and BalletX, among others. Rebecca was on the teaching faculty at American Academy of Ballet, where she was also the Executive Coordinator and International Judge for the Performance Awards program under the direction of Mignon Furman. She was also the Head Children's Instructor at the Gelsey Kirkland Academy, and has taught master classes at Dance Teacher Summit NYC, Dance Teacher Web Live Las Vegas, Dance Teacher Summit LA, Toronto Dance Teacher Expo, and Calgary Dance Teacher Expo. Rebecca is the director of International Dance Acclaim (IDA), adjudicating and teaching workshops across the United States and internationally. She has been on the faculty at Ballet Hispánico for over a decade.