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Rebecca Rossen

Dr. Rebecca Rossen is a dance historian, choreographer, and writer. She is Associate Professor in the Performance as Public Practice Program in the Department of Theatre and Dance and a faculty affiliate in the Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. Her book, Dancing Jewish: Jewish Identity in American Modern and Postmodern Dance (Oxford University Press, 2014), was the winner of the Oscar G. Brockett Prize in Dance Research.

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Victoria Marks

Victoria Marks (b. 1956) is an American dancer, choreographer, professor, and activist. Marks began dancing as a child and later expanded her career as the founder of Victoria Marks Performance Company and a professor at various conservatories around the world. She is also an advocate for mental health and accessibility, collaborating on films that investigate the effects of mental illness and founding the Dancing Disability Lab at UCLA in 2014.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Rebecca Rossen." (Viewed on December 6, 2023) <>.


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