Department of Music, Theatre
and Dance
Varner Hall, Room 207
371 Varner Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
Academic Office: (248) 370-2030
Box Office: (248) 370-3013
Fax: (248) 370-2041

Rebecca Crimmins

Rebecca Crimmins

Rebecca Crimmins
Tap, Jazz


Dancer, Educator, Adjudicator, Director, Choreographer, Television Host, CEO, Rebecca Crimmins has held all those positions in the performing arts industry with stunning success. Teaching for Oakland’s Dance Department for six consecutive years, Ms. Crimmins is excited to be choreographing for ODT this fall season. Her extensive background in tap, having studied with great tap masters such as Lady Di Walker, Lane Alexander, Loyd Storey, Robert Reed, Barbara Duffy and more, has inspired Ms. Crimmins to continue sharing the tradition of this great American dance idiom with her students. Ms. Crimmins’ most recent professional credits include:

STARLINK the Online Dance Challenge ~ CEO
Oakland Dance Theater ~ Choreographer
Oakland University Music, Theater & Dance Department ~ Teacher
Come Dance With Me Children’s television show ~ Host/Coordinator
Oakland University Department of Musical Theater Productions ~ Choreographer
Oakland University Musical Theater Summer Intensive ~ Teacher
Michigan Regional Gymnastics levels 8, 9, 10 & Elite ~ Teacher/Choreographer
Bravo Dance Center ~ Teacher
Bravo Dance Center ~ Previous Co-Owner/Director/Teacher
Bravo Dance Center Performing Company ~ Director/Choreographer
KAR Nationals ~ Showcase Winner & Choreographer of the Year
National Talent Competitions ~ Adjudicator
Rebecca Crimmins Dance Factory ~ Owner/Director/Teacher
Rebecca Crimmins Dance Factory Performing Company ~ Director/Choreographer
Detroit Tap Festival ~ Co-Coordinator/Teacher/Choreographer
Dance Gala 2001 ~ Director/Choreographer
Miss Northwest Macomb Pageant ~ Adjudicator
Detroit Windsor Dance Academy ~ Teacher/Choreographer
Detroit Windsor Dance Company ~ Dancer
Mt. Zion School for the Performing Arts ~ Teacher/Choreographer
Fitness In Motion television show ~ Host
The Loaded .44s alternative rock band ~ Lead Singer/Songwriter
Julliart School for the Performing Arts ~ Teacher
Angela Kennedy Dance Studio ~ Teacher/Choreographer
SHTV ~ On-Air News Reporter/Anchor
SHTV Commercials & PSAs ~ Voice Over Talent
Sterling Spotlight arts & entertainment television show ~ Director/Host
Detroit Auto Show ~ Spokesperson/Presenter GM Exhibit
SAE International Expo ~ Exhibit Spokesperson
Clubland Nightclub Entertainment ~ Dancer
Novi Theater ~ Actress/Dancer 
Plymouth Players ~ Actress/Dancer
Michigan State University ~ BA Graduate with Honors
Orchesis Dance Company ~ Dancer/Choreographer
MSU Repertory Dance Company ~ Dancer/Choreographer
White Hall Theater ~ Resident Choreographer/Dancer
Union Ballroom Theater ~ Actress/Dancer/Singer
MSU Summer Repertory Company ~ Actress/Dancer/Singer
Muskegon Tavern Cabaret Players~ Actress/Dancer/Singer
WLFT Radio Station ~ DJ/On-Air Personality
Oakland Festival Ballet Company ~ Dancer
Linda Diamond Davies Performing Company ~ Dancer