Becky Valls & Company

Becky Valls is an Associate Professor of Dance at the University of Houston where she teaches dance education, dance history, modern technique, and senior projects. She is the director of the UH Young Audiences Touring Company and a recipient of the Ross M. Lence Teaching Award in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (2013).

As an independent choreographer, she produces and choreographs the Memoirs of the Sistahood series – evening-length, multi-disciplinary works based on her large Catholic family, with sculptor Babette Beaullieu of New Orleans, and film maker Deborah Schildt of Anchorage. They received a Houston Arts Alliance grant and a National Performance Network Grant to produce/tour Chapter One (2007), Chapter Two: House (2009), Chapter Three: Ave Maria (2011), and Chapter Four: Sacred Trails (2013) in Houston and New Orleans.

As a Teaching Artist for 23 years, Valls designs movement lessons with cross-curricular links for elementary schools and conducts professional development workshops for teachers. She is the director and choreographer of Becky Valls and Company, a performing group with Young Audiences of Houston that tours two dance/science performances titled Dance of the Insects and For the Birds.

Media

Becky Valls & Company

Dance of the Insects (Performance)

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Learning through Movement (PD Workshop)

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For the Birds (Performance)

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Documents

CC Guide: For The Birds

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