Rebecca Lemme is a choreographer, performer, educator, and visual artist. Founded in 2014, she is Artistic Director of the Los Angeles-based performance group Acts of Matter. Rebecca has been commissioned and presented by LA Contemporary Dance Company, Heidi Duckler Dance Theater, Santa Barbara Dance Theater, Los Angeles Theater Center, River North Dance Chicago, Thodos' New Dances, California Institute of the Arts, Loyola Marymount University, Columbia College Chicago, Loyola University Chicago, Grand Valley State University, The Harvest Chicago Contemporary Dance Festival, and was a finalist chosen to present choreography for The A.W.A.R.D. Show! 2010: Chicago. Additionally, she has toured nationally with contemporary repertory companies Luna Negra Dance Theater, River North Dance Chicago, and Hedwig Dances. She teaches extensively in contemporary, ballet, and improvisation for which she has created a unique movement style that encourages investigation, problem solving, and versatility. An Associate Professor at California State University, Long Beach, Rebecca co-facilitates the BFA program and coordinates the Scholarship Program. She was formerly a full-time faculty member at CalArts and has additionally been on faculty at Columbia College Chicago, Roosevelt University, Hubbard Street’s Lou Conte Dance Studio, Visceral Dance Center, and Joffrey Ballet Chicago. Rebecca holds a BA in English and Theater from Princeton University and an MFA in Choreography from California Institute of the Arts.