Erica Rebollar

Erica Rebollar Photo
Adjunct Professorial Lecturer of Dance,
Theatre & Dance Program
Bld. J, 2131 G Street NW
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Erica Rebollar was born in Madrid, began studies at Washington School of Ballet, and completed her BFA in dance at Cornish College of the Arts and MFA in dance at UCLA. As an undergraduate student, she received ACDA’s national award in choreography. With the founding of RebollarDance in 2003, Erica Rebollar created a modern dance collaborative where multi-genre artists can make innovative work.


Current Outside Position

Rebollar was recently Visiting Artist and Lecturer of Dance at University of Maryland – Baltimore County and is now Visiting Artist at George Washington University.


Distinctions & Publications

Rebollar produced her first show in 1999 at Seattle’s Mime Theater. She was a 3-time Lester Horton Award nominee in Los Angeles. Awarded the prestigious Mabou Mines Suites residency program in NYC, Rebollar showed evening length works at PS 122 and St. Mark's Church.  She was a recipient of Joyce Soho’s A.W.A.R.D show, performing at Judson Church, DTW (NY Live Arts), DNA, TPAC, and the Flea. 


Upon relocating to DC, Rebollar has received funding from the Art Council of Fairfax County, Kennedy Center’s LDCP grant, Culture DC’s Mead Theatre Lab Program/CityDance at Strathmore, and space grants from American Dance Institute and Dance Place. RebollarDance has performed numerous evenings at Dance Place, VelocityDC/ Harman Hall/Shakespeare Theatre, Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage, ADI, Atlas, Roundhouse, and Jack Guidone Theaters.


Nominated for two Dance Metro DC Awards, Rebollar has been twice highlighted as a Season Pick in City Paper and Washington Post with features on WAMU radio, FOX 5, and NBC news shows, along with a feature in the “Arts and Power” issue of DC Magazine/Modern Luxury.  Hailed as “exactly what the District needs”, she was the recipient of the 2013 Dance Metro DC Award for “Excellence in Choreography” and the prestigious Pola Nirenska award for “Outstanding Contributions to Dance”.



BFA in Dance, Cornish College of the Arts
MFA in Dance, UCLA