Rebekah Greer Melocik
Most recently, Rebekah is at work with composer Jacob Yandura on a musical adaptation of the 2015 Peabody Award-winning documentary HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO (directed by Sammi Cannold; supported by the Prince Fellowship and the Shubert Organization’s Artistic Circle). Her other projects with Jacob Yandura include THE LAST QUEEN OF CANAAN (book by Harrison David Rivers), THE COUP, and WRINGER, a commission by New York City Children's Theater, based on the novel by Jerry Spinelli (Off-Broadway; New York City Center Stage II; directed by Stephen Brackett).
Recognitions include: SPACE on Ryder Farm residency, Jonathan Larson Grant finalists, NAMT Festival of New Musicals (THE LAST QUEEN OF CANAAN), Ars Nova’s UNCHARTED residency (THE COUP), the Johnny Mercer Writers Grove at Goodspeed Musicals, the York Theatre's NEO residency, the Yale Institute for Music Theatre (THE LAST QUEEN OF CANAAN), the Dramatists Guild fellowship, the Johnny Mercer Songwriters Project, Rhinebeck Writers Retreat, Cap21’s Writers Residency and Ars Nova’s ANT Fest.
Rebekah holds a B.A. in Poetry from University of Southern California and an M.F.A from New York University’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program.
- Off Broadway
- NYC/Tri-State Area
- Theatrical Lyricist
- Theatrical Bookwriter
- THE DRAMATISTS GUILD