Rebecca Hilton

Rebecca Hilton

Professor of Choreography for the research area SITE EVENT ENCOUNTER at the Stockholm University of the Arts

Rebecca Hilton (1964-) is an Australian born artist living in Stockholm. Her practices include dancing, performing, choreographing, teaching, writing and talking. Over three and a half decades she has contributed to the work of a range of artists including Russell Dumas, Stephen Petronio, Mathew Barney, Michael Clark, Tere O’Connor, Jennifer Monson, John Jasperse, Lucy Guerin, Tino Sehgal, Xavier Le Roy, Scarlet Yu, Chrysa Parkinson, among others.

Her ongoing project, GROUPNESS, manifests as  a series of experiments researching relationships between embodied practices, oral traditions and choreographic systems. Her research environments include universities, hospitals, dance companies, community based organisations, friendship circles and family groups.

She is artistic researcher in residence atthe Malarbacken Residential Elder Care Centre as part of DöBra (Good Death), a decade-long, nation-wide research program exploring relationships to death and dying in Sweden.

Rebecca is a Professor of Choreography for the research area SITE EVENT ENCOUNTER at the Stockholm University of the Arts.

Keynote: Rebecca Hilton | I MISS OUTSIDE

Recorded Presentation

10 reflections on perception, memory, influence, legacy, orality, literacy, ageing, caring, intimacy and uncertainty – where to practice, what to practice and what to practice for?


John Jasperse, Rebecca Hilton & Jodi Melnick In Conversation

In Conversation

John Jasperse, Rebecca Hilton and Jodi Melnick discuss their collaboration in 2007, which resulted in the work Becky, Jodi and John as a lens to explore ideas of transmission, legacy and networks of exchange in dance over ten years on and with a sense of how things have shifted in between times. As we face a less […]


Social Event: Showing of Becky, Jodi and John (2007)

Social Event

Courtesy of John Jasperse Projects/Thin Man Dance, Inc Becky, Jodi and John is an evening-length work for three dancers, choreographed by John Jasperse. The project addresses the longevity of the performer. Dance, unlike most of the performing arts, places a strong emphasis on youth and has little work for seasoned performers once they enter into […]