January 2006
Contact Quarterly;Winter/Spring2006, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p12
The article presents information on Rebecca Skelton, who was born in 1968 and died on 13 April 2005. She was an artist, dancer, choreographer, teacher, researcher and above all a most generous, caring, and sensitive person with a quiet but determined energy. After graduating in dance from University College Chichester in 1991, she performed and choreographed works, which were oftenly site-specific, in London and New York. After gaining her MA in choreography at Middlesex University in 1999, she started her doctoral research at University College Chichester, exploring the unique values of Skinner Releasing Technique for dancers and choreographers. This was going to be completed when she died. She was a dedicated teacher also whose concern for her students was paramount.


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