REBECCA GIALANELLA attends Rider University and is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She began dancing at the age of three and has studied jazz, hip hop, contemporary, ballet and tap at various dance studios and Lincoln Park Performing Arts School. She was a member of the Peters Township Dance Team which placed 2nd two years consecutively at the National Dance Team Championship in Orlando, Florida. Her passion for dance turned into a love of choreography when she was asked to choreograph her first show, The Broadway Revue, for the Heritage Players. Subsequently, she has choreographed, was dance captain of, or performed in multiple productions, including Les Miserables, Tarzan, The 25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee, Beauty and the Beast, Guys and Dolls, Suessical, and Once On This Island.
In the fall of 2016, she choreographed and performed with Room 100 at the Kettering National A Cappella Festival and was thrilled with the positive feedback her work received from renowned a cappella choreographer Shane Coe. She is excited to be a part of the first Pittsburgh a cappella day camp and looks forward to working with the participants.
Rebecca will be teaching you how simple movements can make a big difference on the a cappella stage.