Rebekah Asselstine – Jazz & Musical Theatre
Rebekah was born in New Westminster, British Columbia and raised in beautiful northern life of Terrace, British Columbia. Starting dance at a later age but picked up the natural talent fast, she began success on all levels. Receiving her CDTA Teachers association ticket and Taking over her studio “Sophia’s School of Dance” at age 18 and choreographing for many to further her dream. After a year of operation she did her first audition and got accepted into a professional training group “Modus Operandi” located in Vancouver, B.C.
Being with this group opened many doors dancing with Tiffany Tregarthen, David Raymond, Wen Wei, Amber Funk Barton, Justine Chambers, Claire French and Josh Beamish.She later danced with groups, iNDUSTRY, the response, The Lovers Cabaret, ARMY of SASS,
She then was given opportunities to dance on music videos and commercials which then lead her to getting her representation at The Characters Talent Agency. She is known for for her roles in “Restless Virgins”, “The Unseen”, “Last Night in Suburbia”, “The Perfect Pick Up”, and “Tributum”, She also is well known for her Voice Over work, playing and representing the role of “Bella” in Universal Motion picture “Barbie Video Game Hero”.
Aside from performing and acting, Rebekah works heavily as a Choreographer and teacher across BC and in the US. She has worked for actor Kevin James and Adam Sandler on set of “Grown Ups 2” teaching their children ballet and jazz, Choreographed Musicals such as “How to succeed in Business without trying”, Has coached, choreographed and trained dancers for Team Canada, and has been apart of many workshops across BC.
Her passion is to inspire and help students, to mentor and help them achieve greatness. Being apart of faculty at Cameron Dance Academy for Jazz, Jazz Technique and Musical Theatre; Just For Kicks School of Dance for Stage, Conditioning and Technique, Lyrical, and Contemporary; Defy Gravity for Vocal Training and Musical Theatre; and Vancouver Academy of Dance for Contemporary and Jazz.
Rebekah is currently teaching and doing choreography in Vancouver , B.C and is continuing her Acting career with The Character Talent Agency.