"Meltzer’s clear, minimalist concept allows the narrative to build coherently, whilst celebrating the surreal tension created by all these competing elements." Charlotte Valori, The Art of Venus
Based in London, Rebecca works as a freelance Opera Director, Movement Director and Teacher her practice being inspired by her love of interdisciplinary performance, uniting her backgrounds in classical music, fine art and dance. Since graduating with a BMus from Durham University, Rebecca has undertaken a Masters degree in Movement: Directing and Teaching at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. She has worked and trained with companies and institutions including the Royal Opera House, British Youth Opera, National Opera Studios at Welsh National Opera, Dorset Opera Festival, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, Blackheath Halls Opera, Edinburgh Studio Opera, The Music Troupe atTête à Tête Festival. Most recently she collaborated with instrumentalists from the Vonnegut Collective at Manchester Contemporary Youth Opera and worked with Genesis 16’s alumni choir, Echo, as movement director, exploring the physical and dramatic possibilities for choral music.
Upcoming projects for 2018 include Candide (Iford Arts), Noye's Fludde (Blackheath Halls Opera), Carmen Children's Chorus outreach project (Blackheath Halls Opera) and a revival of her own production of Così fan Tutte.