Rebecca grew up in South Yorkshire where she started dancing classes at the age of four and singing in her church choir at the age of seven. She soon got a taste for musical theatre when her dance school was asked to provide some dancers to be extras in a local production of “Oliver”.
She continued taking part in numerous shows until coming up to Durham in 1999 to study Modern Languages at the University.
Having met and married a Geordie lad, Rebecca was pleased to stay in the beautiful North East after graduating and now works in marketing at the university, where life is certainly never dull.
She joined DMTC in 2004 and took part in her first show with the society, “Guys and Dolls”, soon after. From the rehearsal she was hooked and has since enjoyed taking part in the chorus in “Titanic”, “Gigi” (where she was one of the Follies dancers), “Mack and Mabel” and “Fiddler on the Roof”.
Rebecca is thrilled to have been offered her first principal role as Mrs Cratchit in “Scrooge”, and is only slightly concerned by the prospect of four children calling her “mam” at rehearsals!
She is immensely grateful for all of the support and encouragement from other members of the society, friends and family and can’t wait to get on stage again.