Rebecca Nordstrom, professor 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.
Recent and Upcoming Courses
HACU-0285: Laban Movement Analysis (Spring 2014)
HACU-0247: Somatics: Thinking Body/Moving Mind (Fall 2013)
HACU-0285: Laban Movement Analysis (Spring 2013)
HACU-132T: Somatics: Thinking Body/Moving Mind (Fall 2012)