New Bedford Ballet
Connecticut Opera Ballet
Ms. Waskiel-Marchesseault began her training with the New Bedford Ballet in 1986. She continued her training at Walnut Hill School, Princeton Ballet School and Briansky Saratoga Ballet. In 1993, Rebecca entered Hartford Ballet's Certificate Program in Pedagogy where she received a Teaching Certificate in Ballet. Ms. Waskiel has danced with Hartford Ballet's Touring Ensemble, Connecticut Ballet, the Connecticut Opera Ballet and Lumiere Ballet.
In September of 1995 Ms. Waskiel joined the faculty of Hartford Ballet. She was the Co-Director of their Pre-Ballet Workshops and the Children's Coordinator and Rehearsal Director for Hartford Ballet's "Nutcracker". Ms. Waskiel also created and implemented an inner city afterschool dance curriculum for Hartford Public Schools. Ms. Waskiel joined the New Bedford Ballet faculty in September 2001 and Boston Ballet's faculty in 2001. This is her ninth year as the Artistic Director of the New Bedford Ballet.