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REBECCA BRUNO / rebeccabruno@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION

2008            BA in Dance: The University of California at San Diego

2005-06      Conservatory Training: The Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, Israel

 

EXHIBITION HISTORY

2017    upcoming: Trolley Dances, San Diego, CA

            VESSEL, The Neutra Studio and Residence (VDL House), Los Angeles, CA

            Distance In/Formation, Lenzer Family Gallery, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA

            4 minutes 4 views / Standing Softly,  Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA

2016    Unity Study, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

            Unfinished, Norton Simon Museum Theater, Pasadena, CA

            Forest, REDCAT Theatre's NOW Festival, Los Angeles, CA

            we are inseparable there is no time, Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

            Ice Study/Water Study, Pitzer College Kallick Gallery, Claremont, CA

            Shoreline at the Panorama, Ampersand Salon at the Velaslavasay Panorama, Los Angeles, CA

2015    Fixtures, Annenberg Community Beach House, Los Angeles, CA

            a building a body, fadeinfadeout curated by Jimena Sarno, Los Angeles, CA

            WAIL, Live Arts Los Angeles, CHIME in Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

            a b y s s, Elephant Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

            Water Study, homeLA // San Marino, Los Angeles, CA

2014    The Beginning, PAM Residencies, Los Angeles, CA

            What Shall We Do Next, associate choreographer, FahrenheitFLAX, Los Angeles, CA

            crave, Studio Program, REDCAT Theatre, Los Angeles, CA  

            a staged remembrance for unknown glory, Machine Projects, Los Angeles, CA

            Studio Visit: a practice in performing THE BEGINNING, Live Arts LA, Los Angeles, CA

            Pass Through, homeLA // El Sereno, Los Angeles, CA

            Daniel, Eden’s Expressway, Movement Research, New York, NY

2012    Ghost Mother, Pieter PASD, Los Angeles, CA

2011     beetle, Space4Art, San Diego, CA

            AUTOBODY, University Art Gallery, San Diego, CA

2009   Violin + Janos Negyesy, UCSD Department of Music, San Diego, CA

            Katie and Me, House Party/Performance II, San Diego, CA

            Woyzeck, directed by Gábor Tompa, Potiker Theatre, San Diego, CA

2008   if you forget my name, Bottle Night presented by BOUND dance, La Mesa, CA

            Under First Impression and so on, Blue Foot Lounge, San Diego, CA

            Sitting, Silent, Waiting, Blind, Emerge Festival V, San Diego, CA

            Pears of a Kind, Sushi New Wave Showcase, San Diego, CA

            Flock, Potiker Theatre, San Diego, CA

2007   YouSeeYou, Studio III Black Box Theatre, San Diego, CA

            The Possibility of an Island: Multi-Media performance project, Calit2, San Diego, CA

2006   Our Net, The LAB, Jerusalem, Israel

            thought i might stay, The LAB, Jerusalem, Israel2005    

2005   LiminalX, Mandell Weiss Theatre, San Diego, CA

 

CURATION AND SITE-BASED PERFORMANCE PROJECT

2017    homeLA and ENTER>text: One House Twice at the Neutra Studio and Residence (The VDL House)

2016    homeLA: Lynn and Cary's in Angelino Heights, Victoria Park, Rose Hill

2015    homeLA: J.B. Merrill House, Claremont, San Marino, Women’s Center for Creative Work, Cudayh

2014    homeLA: Downtown, The Brewery, El Sereno

2013    homeLA: Mount Washington, Pacific Palisades, Highland Park

2009   House Party/Performance II, private home, San Diego, CA

2008   House Party/Performance I, private home in San Diego, CA

 

SELECTED PERFORMANCE

2016    Flora Wiegmann, Monkey Town, Los Angeles, CA

            Flora Wiegmann, Seattle Art Fair, Seattle, WA

2015    Taisha Paggett, WXPT and School for the Movement of the Technicolor People, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA

            Taisha Paggett, Clockshop, Los Angeles, CA

            Julien Prévieux, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

2014    Pablo Bronstein, Le Mouvement: Performing the City, Biel/Bienne, Switzerland

            Flora Wiegmann, c. nichols project, Los Angeles, CA

            Christine Suarez, Squaring the Circle by Craftswomanhouse and Hinterculture, Llano, CA

            Pablo Bronstein, REDCAT Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

            Yael Davids, REDCAT Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2013    Taisha Paggett, DanspaceProject at St. Mark’s Church, NYC

            James Kidd, Honor Fraser Gallery, Culver City, CA

2012    Melanie Rios Glaser, N.O.W Festival, REDCAT Theatre, Los Angeles, CA

2011    Erin Beneze, Pieter PASD, Los Angeles, CA

2010   Jillian Stein, Pieter PASD, Los Angeles, CA

            Rebecca Pappas, Pieter PASD, Los Angeles, CA

            Rebecca Salzer, Highways Performance Space, Los Angeles, CA

2009   Yolande Snaith IMAGOmoves, Sushi

2008   Yolande Snaith IMAGOmoves, Diavalo Space, Los Angeles, CA

            Monica Bill Barnes, Trolley Dances, San Diego, CA

            Allyson Green, La Jolla Playhouse, San Diego, CA

2005  Jean Isaacs, Potiker Theatre, San Diego, CA

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2016    Fire & Ice: "we are inseparable there is no time" at Honor Fraser Gallery, Christina Campodonico, L.A. Dance Journal

            Rebecca Bruno's walk around time at the Norton Simon, Debra Levine, arts meme

            Performance, Architecture, Los Angeles. Discovering Dance at HomeLA, Christina Campodonico, @ This Stage

2015    She Rolls with the Waves, Christina Campodonico, The Argonaut

            Rebecca Bruno a building a body, Bye Bye Broadway, David L. Bell, Notes on Looking

            Rain Dance, Andrew Berardini, Artforum

            Biba Bell, ‘homeLA founder Rebecca Bruno in Conversation with Biba Bell,’ Critical

            Correspondence: Movement Research

2014    Emily Kramer, ‘There’s No Place Like Home: One Collective’s take on Suburban Solace,’

            Droste Effect Magazine

2014    Carol Cheh, ‘Q&A with Rebecca Bruno: THE BEGINNING,’ Another Righteous Transfer

2013    ‘Terrence Luke John dives into homeLA // Highland Park,’ Another Righteous Transfer

            Jean Lenihan, ‘Dancers in the Architecture,’ Fresh Pencil

            Susan Josephs, ‘When Dancers Take Over Your House,’ L.A. Weekly

            Carol Cheh, ‘homeLA Mount Washington, May 4, 2013,’ Another Righteous Transfer

2007   Brian Schaefer, 'The Possibility of an Island,' My Two Left Feet

            Brian Schaefer, 'YouSeeYou,' My Two Left Feet

 

TEACHING

2016              Master Classes, The Wooden Floor, Santa Ana, CA

2013              U N W I N D: movement workshop, Live Arts LA, Los Angeles, CA

2009-2011    Moving Being: contemporary dance and somatic practices, Pieter PASD, Los Angeles, CA

2008-2009  Movement Instructor and Choreographer, Pacific Children’s Theatre, San Diego, CA

2008             Professional Teaching Artist in Residency, San Diego Unified School District, CA

 

TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION

2010    Certificate in Cranial Sacral Unwinding, Life Energy Institute, Topanga, CA

2009    Massage Certification, The Institute for Psycho-Structural Balancing, Culver City, CA

2008    MELT Summer Intensive, Movement Research, New York, NY

2005    Year of Training: The Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, Israel

 

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2016    WORD Artist Grant, Bruce Geller Memorial Prize

2015    Rema Hort Mann Emerging Artist nominee

            Annenberg Community Beach House Choreographer in Residence Grant

            CHIME (Choreographers in Mentorship Exchange) in Southern California with Gerard and Kelly

2014    Prix Marcel Duchamp (associate choreographer for Julien Prévieux)

2008   Kendall Laurel Lui Dance Award, San Diego, CA

2008   Sushi New Wave Grant, San Diego, CA

2005   Stewart Prize in Choreography, San Diego, CA