Rebecca Zizek Bio

Rebecca is a versatile, passionate and award-winning choreographer, teacher and adjudicator
based out of Toronto, Ontario. She is no stranger to the world of competitive dance, having trained as a
multi-disciplinary dancer by some of the industry’s best. In addition to her extensive dance training,
Rebecca merged her academic and dance careers by receiving her Bachelor of Health Sciences degree
and Dance Minor from Western University.
Rebecca has been a featured choreographer at the APAP Dance Showcases presented by
Peridance Capezio Center (New York City) and the Young Choreographer’s Festival (New York City).
Rebecca is a choreographer and collaborator with Creativiva Inc., creating work for international stages
including productions Star Catcher (Thailand), Alice in Wonderland and Dolce Vita (Turks & Caicos). She
has choreographed and performed for many professional and commercial shows throughout North
America. Rebecca was the choreographer and director of movement for independent dance film White
Flag which was screened at Portland Dance Film Festival (Portland), Ryerson GLARE Festival (Toronto),
Toronto Youth Shorts Festival and 300 Seconds Short Film Festival where it was a finalist for Best Music
Video.
Rebecca has extensive teaching and choreographic experience with students of all ages and
levels. She is an established freelance guest teacher and choreographer and is in constant demand at
studios, intensives and workshops across Canada, with her work receiving much acclaim. She is on
faculty with Canadian conventions, the Audience Dance Rivalry and Dance Attack, as well as a guest
faculty member at the Underground Dance Centre. Rebecca has been recognized for her innovative
choreography, receiving countless awards for her vision and creativity. Many of her students have gone
on to pursue professional dance careers, with students training at Joffrey Ballet School (New York City),
Toronto Dance Theatre and performance dance programs at Ryerson University, York University and
George Brown College.
Rebecca is member of the Professional Adjudicators Alliance and adjudicates at various dance
competitions throughout Canada. She is also a mentor and judge for Young Creator’s Challenge; a
choreography competition that serves as a platform for budding artists developing their craft. Her passion,
energy and enthusiasm as an artist is undeniable and it is her honour to influence and share with the next
generation of dancers.

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