Becca Newton Faculty & Staff
Becca Newton Becca Newton, originally from Sacramento, CA, is a graduate from CSU Long Beach where she obtained her BFA in dance. As a teenager, Becca trained with a preprofessional dance company under the direction of Jen Bradford where she had the opportunity to perform at venues such as Royan Festival of France, and The Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival. Becca also trained extensively in classical ballet under the direction of Theodore Constant, and through attending summer intensives/workshops, she has received training from educators such as Lillian Barbeito, Sidra Bell, Troy Ogilvie, Drew Jacoby, and much more. Becca discovered her passion for choreography early on, and her work has been presented in a collaborative show with Backhausdance Company, at the CSULB’s Contemporary Dance Concert, and took first at the Dance Under the Stars Choreography Festival, Palm Desert. Her repertoire includes works by choreographers such as LeeWei Chow, Jenny Backhaus, Sidra Bell, Ben Levy, Lorin Johnson, Alex Ketley, Rebecca Lemme, Keith Johnson, and Rebecca Bryant.