Rebecca Kender is 26, from Long Island, NY and has been Irish dancing since 2005.
She has competed under both the Ryan Irish Dance Academy and the Doherty Petri School of Irish Dance. Rebecca was ranked 3rd in the 2012 Mid-Atlantic Regional Oireacthas and qualified to represent the USA in the 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 World Championships. She has competed in the North American Nationals, All Ireland Championships, Great Britain Championships and World Championships in Boston, Montreal, London, and Scotland.
Most Recently, Rebecca was a member of the opening cast of ‘Jigs, Dreams & Reality’; an Irish dance comedy, which premiered in New Jersey this past summer.
Rebecca joined the Murphy’s Masterclass and was delighted to be offered the chance to be a part of ‘Murphy’s Celtic Legacy’ on it’s first North American Tour.