Rebecca Pappas

Rebecca Pappas (she/her) makes dances and social practice projects that excavate the body as an archive for personal and collective memory. Her choreography has toured nationally and internationally, including to Singapore, Estonia, Mexico, and Canada, and she has received residencies from Yaddo and Djerassi, and funding from the New England Foundation for the Arts, the Indiana Arts Commission, the Mellon Foundation, the Zellerbach Family Foundation, and Choreographers in Mentorship Exchange (CHIME). In 2021 she was a CT Office of the Arts Fellow. Between 2001-2014 she made dance projects in California and from 2014-18 was based in Indianapolis where she served as an Assistant Professor of Dance at Ball State University. In 2018 she returned home to Hartford, CT to accept a position at Trinity College where her focus is on dance and community. She is a 2021 CT Office of the Arts Fellow and a Guest Artist in the Masters in Social Practice Art at University of Indianapolis.