Rebecca Moore Dance Lessons
Rebecca Moore is an accomplished professional dancer, choreographer, and director who has toured all over Europe, Dubai, and the United States working with modern dance company, Pilobolus, and shadow dance troupe Catapult, performing on America's Got Talent in the final rounds at Radio City Music Hall. Holding a Masters of Fine Arts in Dance from Sarah Lawrence College, Rebecca has an extensive knowledge of dance technique, anatomy, history, stage direction, and program development. She has presented choreography and produced shows throughout NYC and CT, including the New Haven Arts and Ideas Festival, CoolNY Festival, DUMBO Dance Festival, and the White Silo Winery. Teaching affiliations include the Pilobolus Institute, Learn With Action, FineLine Theatre Arts, Chelsea Piers Dance Academy, and Sarah Lawrence College. Rebecca inspires students of all ages to move in a fun, focused, and supportive learning environment.
The best part of my job is sharing the joy of dance with others! I love to see students learn new skills and express their creativity.
Frequently asked questions
What is your typical process for working with a new student?
We discuss your dance goals and I recommend a lesson plan. I can come to your home for the lesson or we can use a dance space for an additional rental fee.
Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Hip Hop, Modern, Creative Movement, Improvisation, Social Dance (Weddings).
All different styles for performances, talent shows, weddings, etc.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
I am a devoted choreographer, performer, and dance educator with an MFA in Dance, over 14 years of teaching experience, and have performed with world-renowned modern dance companies.
MFA in Dance, Sarah Lawrence College, May 2010
BA in Political Science, Moravian College, May 2006
Dance Program Director Chelsea Piers CT - June 2015-January 2018
Designed and implemented dance curriculum in a full range of dance styles for ages 3 through adult, produced and directed seasonal performances, managed and hired staff, instructed full range of dance classes and levels, demonstrated leadership, communicated clearly and effectively with parents.
Arts for Learning CT Teaching Artist - 2015
Produced ‘Step Up to STEAM’ program that utilizes movement to embody STEM ideas.
Teacher at Learn with Action - September 2014-June 2015
Educated children ages in public and private schools in a full range of dance styles.
Teacher at FineLine Theatre Arts - September 2010-June 2014
Instructed students in contemporary practice and creative movement ages 3-18.
Director and Owner of YourFirstDance by Moore Choreography - 2013-Present
Created and currently operate a business that specializes in wedding choreography
Teacher for Pilobolus Institute – March 2012
Guided students from elementary through college level in Pilobolus movement principles.
Director and Choreographer of Shepaug Middle School’s ‘Fame’ - Spring 2012 Choreographed, staged, and directed a musical theatre production for middle school students.
Instructor at Canterbury School - November 2010-February 2011
Implemented a dance program for beginner high school students.
Instructor at Sarah Lawrence College - January 2010-May 2010
Taught contemporary dance to beginning and intermediate level college students
Teacher Yonkers Public School - October 2009-May 2010
Constructed and executed creative movement lessons for second grade.
Director of TheMiX Dance Intensive at Moravian College - Summer 2007-2009 Developed, marketed, and instructed a thriving dance intensive.
Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.
My teaching rate is $100/HR for 1-4 Students.
45 mins: $75
60 mins: $100
75 mins: $125
90 mins: $150
Dance Space Rental: $30/HR
Dance in Your Home: No Fee
How did you get started teaching?
I have been dancing since I was 4 years old, therefore dance instruction has always been a part of my life!
What types of students have you worked with?
I am skilled to work with students of all ages from 2 years to Adult!
What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?
There are many dance styles to choose from. Look for an instructor who specializes in the area of dance that you'd like to focus on.