Rebecca Seitz is a recent graduate of Texas Tech University, majoring in Dance with a minor in Exercise Sports Science. She started dancing when she was eleven years old in her home town of Las Vegas, Nevada at Dance Fusion and Studio One Dance. Rebecca had competed since she started dancing throughout Nevada, California and Arizona and has received numerous group number, solo, duet/trio, and judge’s awards. Rebecca attended Las Vegas Academy of Visual and Performing Arts where she learned various modern techniques, trained in jazz and ballet, and choreographed/lit a dance for LVA’s senior choreography show in the spring of 2011. While at Texas Tech, Rebecca had participated in many different organizations and events that the school has offered as well as received dance scholarships all four and a half years she was at Tech. She continued her training in ballet, modern, and jazz as well as Dance Pedagogy, Dance History, World Dance Forms, and numerous Choreography classes.
One of the greatest experiences Rebecca had at Texas Tech would be performing in a piece, Punchline, choreographed by Genevieve Durham, which went to the Coco Dance Festival in Trinidad and Tobago in fall of 2014. She has also had the opportunity to attend and perform at the American College Dance Association from 2012-2015. In 2013, Rebecca was fortunate enough to have her solo Undertow, choreographed by Ali Duffy, chosen to be adjudicated at the conference. Rebecca had been a part of the Texas Tech University Dance Company for three years and was President for the 2013-2014 school year and Vice President the 2014-2015 school year. Being on UDC gave her very many opportunities to perform on stage and in the Lubbock community. Also in the fall of 2014, Rebecca was a part of the senior choreography class where ten students choreographed and ran the show for the Fall Dance Festival. In spring of 2015, Rebecca joined an apprentice program with Flatlands Dance Theater, the only modern dance company in Lubbock, Texas, and later became a company member. Flatlands Dance Theater had allowed Rebecca to gain professional experience working with a company and perform with guest artists throughout Texas. In the spring of 2015 she joined three company members to perform at the Austin Dance Festival. Rebecca was also a member of Chi Tau Epsilon, a dance national honor society that performs and reaches out to the Lubbock community through dance. In her final semester at Texas Tech, Rebecca was chosen to perform her solo Undertow along with assist a master class at a recruiting trip for the Dance Department. Rebecca is very excited to be a member of the faculty at Studio One’s Henderson Dance Academy and believes there are many good things to come in her future.