Rebecca Lemme is a choreographer, performer, and educator. An Assistant Professor of Dance at California State University, Long Beach, she teaches in both the modern and ballet programs, as well as mentors students in their own choreographic work. She is the Co-coordinator of the BFA program, the Scholarship Chair, and works closely with both the MFA and MA programs. Founded in 2014, she is also Artistic Director of the performance group Acts of Matter.
Lemme holds an MFA from California Institute of the Arts in Choreography and a BA from Princeton University in English and Theater. She was the recipient of the Francis LeMoyne Page Theater Award for distinctive achievement in theater at Princeton as well as the Caroline H. Newhouse and Sono Osato Scholarships, both for graduate study.
Rebecca Lemme spent 10 years touring nationally with contemporary repertory companies Luna Negra Dance Theater, River North Dance Chicago, RTG Dance, Hedwig Dances, and Instruments of Movement, working with and performing choreography by Jose Limon, Robert Battle, Daniel Ezralow, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Eduardo Vilaro, Frank Chaves, Gustavo Ramirez Sansano, and Alejandro Cervera. She is currently performing in her own work with Acts of Matter.