Rebecca Hidalgo er frá New York og starfar sem dansari, danshöfundur, tónlistarflytjandi, tónskáld, leikari, sirkuslistamaður, myndbandshöfundur og við fleiri listgreinar. Hún lauk BFA námi í leiklist frá NYU Tisch School of the Arts árið 2015 og hefur tekið þátt í fjölda sýninga í New York og Reykjavík. Hún tók þátt í Rómeó og Júlíu, þar sem hún var jafnframt danshöfundur, og Kardemommubænum hér í Þjóðleikhúsinu, auk þess sem hún sá um sviðshreyfingar í Umskiptingi. Hún hefur samið og framleitt þrjár margmiðlunar-dansleikhússýningar. Hún var danshöfundur í Fame/Feim og aðstoðardanshöfundur og dansstjóri í We Will Rock You og hefur kennt dans við ýmsa skóla í Reykjavík. Hún er einnig þekkt sem tónlistarmaður undir listanafnsnafninu Ondina.
Hún hlaut Grímuverðlaunin fyrir dans- og sviðshreyfingar ársins fyrir Rómeó og Júlíu ásamt Ernesto Camilo Aldazábal Valdés.
Rebecca Hidalgo is a multi-genre artist and performer originally from New York City. Her expansive body of work includes dance & choreography, music & songwriting, acting, circus, video art and more.
After graduating from NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Experimental Theatre Wing & Stonestreet Studios (B.F.A Acting, 2015), she went on to work in the NYC theatre, music and circus scene. Her credits include LaMaMa Etc, House of Yes, The PIT NYC (Peoples’ Improv Theatre), Park Avenue Armory, Triskelion Arts, NYC Fringe, Brooklyn Arts Exchange, The Bitter End, Rockwood Music Hall and more. She has choreographed and co-created work for companies such as Refinery 29, The Advocate, Fireball Films, Gizmodo and You Are So Lucky. Company credits include Cirque du Nuit and Tactile Movement Collective. Rebecca has created and produced three original full-length multimedia dance-theatre productions: Chivas 18, Super-Like (NYC/Berlin) and Están Mirando. She also has worked on numerous short films, and received a film festival nomination for “Best Actress” for her work in the musical film “A Single Evening.“
Since moving to Iceland in 2018, she has worked on multiple theatrical productions, concerts, and commercials. Credits include: choreographer for Feim (Verzlunarskóli Íslands, 2020), performer, dance captain & assistant choreographer in We Will Rock You (Háskólabíó, 2019), assistant choreographer & performer in Áramótaskaupið (2020), advertisements for Samkaup, and many more. She has also created productions over the years for Reykjavík Pride and Pink Iceland; with a focus on uplifting queer and minority voices in the arts. She currently teaches at multiple dance and theatre schools around Reykjavík.
Rebecca is also known by her artist name “Ondina”, under which she has released her original music—specifically known for her „diverse palate of sounds“. Using personal content and a high-energy aesthetic, her mission as an artist/activist is to tell stories that spark controversy, conversation and communication.
She can be seen this season at Þjóðleikhúsið in Kardemommubærinn & Rómeó & Júlía.