Theatre and Dance
Rebecca Pappas

Rebecca Pappas

Assistant Professor of Dance History

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AC 306   Phone: 765-285-8740  

Rebecca Pappas has been making work under the name Pappas and Dancers since 2002. She imagines the process of choreography as one of "world creation," and sees each dance as a singular universe with its own language and logic. She and her performers have presented work throughout the west coast at venues including ODC Theater, REDCAT, Artists Repertory Theater in Portland and the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco. They have also performed Monster, their 2009 work probing the disfiguring legacy of the Holocaust, in New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Estonia, and Singapore. Monster is reflective of Pappas' ongoing interest in the body as a personal and social archive. In addition to choreographing her own work, Rebecca has performed for artists including Barak Marshall, Victoria Marks, Alma Esperanza Cunningham, Rachael Lincoln, and Erica Shuch. Pappas and Dancers has received choreographic residencies at Yaddo, Dragon’s Egg, Djerassi, UCLA’s Hothouse and funding from CHIME, the Clorox Company Foundation, the Zellerbach Family Foundation, and the UCLA/Mellon Initiative for Research on the Holocaust in American and World Culture.

Course Schedule
  • Course
    Course
    No.
    No.
    Section
    Section
    Time
    Time
    Days
    Days
    Location
    Location
  • Course
    Intro to Dance Histo
    No.
    100
    Section
    1
    Section
    1530-1645
    Days
    T R
    Location
    CA 203
  • Course
    Dance History 1
    No.
    301
    Section
    1
    Section
    1300-1350
    Days
    M W F
    Location
    AC 302
  • Course
    Senior Thesis
    No.
    496
    Section
    1
    Section
    0000-0000
    Days
    Location
  • Course
    Senior Thesis
    No.
    496
    Section
    2
    Section
    0000-0000
    Days
    Location
  • Course
    Senior Thesis
    No.
    496
    Section
    3
    Section
    0000-0000
    Days
    Location
  • Course
    Choreography 2
    No.
    487
    Section
    1
    Section
    1045-1215
    Days
    M W F
    Location
    BG 101
  • Course
    Choreography 2
    No.
    487
    Section
    1
    Section
    1045-1215
    Days
    M W F
    Location
    BG 213
  • Course
    Creative Project
    No.
    490
    Section
    1
    Section
    0000-0000
    Days
    Location
  • Course
    Immersion Experience
    No.
    434
    Section
    4
    Section
    0000-0000
    Days
    Location