Most recently Rebecca has worked on 2 short films Cupid’s Comeback which was shot in 2 days as part of a short film challenge, and Mother Matriarch where she played the title character. She has also been working with the Skeleton Rep and the TumbleBox Collective on a series of new play readings. In 2015 she had a supporting role in an independent film entitled Reach directed by Matt Huntley. Other projects include a leading role in The Keeper a film by Zack Schamberg, and working with a great ensemble cast in All the Wrong Places. This past year she has been fortunate to be cast in a number of readings including: Tara Hooks Rutledge in Evangelical a new play by Britton Buttrill, Constance in Grief Lines a new play by R.T. DiLullo, Maggie in Brooklyn Moonshine War a new play by Arthur Shapiro, at the Midtown International Theater Festival, and Sissy in The Carpetbaggers Children, by Horton Foote. New York productions include, One Midsummer Night by Stephen Jacobson, The Fullness of Life a new musical by Ed Goldschneider, and This Love a new musical revue by Brett Kristofferson. Regionally she has worked at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, The Old Globe, The Hangar Theatre and the Jupiter Theatre to name a few.
As a writer she recently collaborated with composer/lyricist David Sherman, on a new musical entitled Fools’ Parade based on the Davis Grubb novel of the same title. In 2013 a staged reading of her play, Mercy Street was presented at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater on 42nd Street and starred Tony Award winner Reed Birney and Tina Benko. Rebecca began writing at BMI, collaborating with Frederick Marco on a ten minute musical The Reunion, based on her true life story as an adopted child meeting her biological mother. She is member of the Dramatist Guild of America and the BMI Lehman Engle Musical Theatre writing workshop.
This year she worked with the Stomping Ground Theater Company directing their inaugural production This Very Moment by Brett Kristofferson. In 2010 she directed a short film, It’s All Relative, which did well on the festival circuit. She has worked as a director and dramaturg for several stage productions including: Higher Learning a new play by David O’Connor, H.A.! a new play by Perry Laylon Ojeda, and Dramatic Tendencies, an evening of one act plays in NYC. She was the Assistant Director to Eleanor Riessa at The Old Globe Theatre in San Diego for the production of Cowgirls, as well as the Assistant Director to Avery Schreiber at The Jupiter Theatre in Florida, where she worked with Ted Lange as Hoke in Driving Miss Daisy and Bernie Koppell in Neil Simon’s Rumours.
She received a B.F.A in Musical Theatre from the University of Michigan.