Rebecca Nordstrom, professor emerita of dance, holds a BA degree in Art (with a concentration in Dance) from Antioch College, an M.F.A. in Dance from Smith College, and is certified as a Laban Movement Analyst by the Laban Bartenieff Institute for Movement Study in New York City.
Early in her career she was a member of Laura Dean Dancers and Musicians in New York City, and a co-founder of Collaboration Danceworks in Putney, Vermont. She has performed throughout the U.S. and in Europe and is currently a member of Chaos Theory Dance Company directed by UMass colleague Billbob Brown.
Areas of interest and teaching include modern dance technique, improvisation, choreography, and movement analysis.