Since an early age i have been driven by a desire to engage with and inspire people, to feel connected to a community to which i can contribute, to bring cause to reflect on our very nature of existence, and more than anything, to laugh.
Rebecca is a theatre maker, musician, and a performer specialised in puppetry, contemporary clown, and physical theatre. Armed with a Bachelor of Arts from Murdoch University, WA, Rebecca has spent much of her career traveling extensively throughout Australia, Europe, Indonesia, and Latin America, working, training and teaching in her field.
Rebecca has worked with Spare Parts Puppet Theatre as a facilitator/director and puppeteer/performer since 2005. Her credits with the company include Tim Winton’s Blue Back (2010), The Velveteen Rabbit (2012), Splat (2013), Shaun Tan’s Tales from Outer Suburbia (2013) and Rules of Summer (2017) Moominpappa At Sea (2014), and Farm (2014) for which she received a nomination for best supporting actress from Performing Arts WA,
In 2006 she became the co-director of Flying Heart Productions, and has since produced numerous works combining live music and contemporary clowning, such as Broom! Broom!! (2008), The Musicians (2009), Meet the director (2010), Cooking with Gas! (2011). In 2010 she became a core artist and musician for Sensorium Theatre and since then she has toured extensively with The Jub Jub Tree, and Oddysea, sensory theatre works for audiences with disabilities.
In August 2011 Rebecca received a year mentorship through the First Hand program: a collaboration with Spare Parts Puppet Theatre and Edith Cowan University, where she spent a year developing her skills as a puppeteer and incubating new works of puppetry.
She has worked independently with international companies such as Forum Teatro (Spain) and Compania Aerea Teatro (Spain/Argentina) as well as Teatro de Los Sentidos, (Spain) and Les Commando Percu (France) for the Perth international Festival.
While often incorperating music into her projects, Rebecca has worked as a vocalist and intrumentalist in various musical acts including AFASA, an african reggee band based in Spain (2002-2005), SOL-R, a french gypsy and funk outfit from WA (2008-2014) Del mundo, a world fusion act also from WA, (2010-2014) and Que Sueña, an international collaberation (Aus/UK/Belgium, 2012- present).
In 2014 Rebecca became a certified teacher of TaKeTiNa, a unique process for self-development through rhythm. She is currently also a qualified yoga teacher.
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