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Rebecca Valls

Rebecca Valls

Rebecca Valls is an Associate Professor of Dance at the University of Houston where she is developing and researching the integration of science and dance teaching strategies. She is a choreographer that produces evening-length, multi-disciplinary works as well as solos, which are performed throughout the U. S. She has collaborated with UH engineer Dr. Pepe Contreras-Vidal in research titled Your Brain on Dance. The project was presented at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington D.C. during Innovation Week 2015. Valls is interested in  embodied learning and the brain, and how technology can respond to the dancer to create interactive environments.