Rebecca Camilleri is a performance maker, based between Malta and Mexico. Her work explores storytelling through performance and movement, extracting everyday life actions and experiences from human relationships.The outcomes are physical, intimate and visual performances. She makes studio work, and also works in unconventional theatre spaces, such as harbours, shops, museums and streets.
Born in Malta, she is a founding member of the rubberbodies collective and has been engaged in several performance and community projects as a performing artist, devisor, research writer and project leader.
Rebecca graduated with a First Degree in BA Choreography and Visual Art Practices from Dartington College of Arts, UK and a Masters in English (Modern and Contemporary Literature and Criticism) at the University of Malta. She was part of the danceWEB Scholarship Program for ImPulsTanz #28Vienna International Dance Festival, Austria and worked as a Visiting Assistant Lecturer at the Dance Studies Department, School of Performing Arts, University of Malta.
In 2017, Rebecca was awarded the Professional Development Grant by Arts Council Malta to research somatics as a tool for performance making. She is currently working on the project THIRST.