Musical Theatre / Dance
Faculty member since 2013
Becky Timms has been dancing professionally for over 20 years. She has been in many Broadway
Shows and National Tours including Showboat directed by Harold Prince,
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Starring Donny Osmond, Cats, West Side Story directed by Jerome Robbins (Velma), Chess (Lead Dancer/Ensemble), Pippin (Player/Manson Trio), Guys and Dolls (Hot Box Girl u/s
Adelaide). She also performed in many Equity Regional Theatres. Some of her favorite roles are Lola
in Damn Yankees, Catherine in The Foreigner, Lois/Bianca in Kiss Me Kate Elvira in Blithe
Spirit and Lina Lamont in Singing in the Rain.
Becky was the Associate Choreographer for Thoroughly Modern Millie which won the 2002 Tony
Award for Best Choreography. She choreographed the 2012 Opening Ceremonies and Arthur Ashe
Kids Day at the U.S. Open. Becky has directed and/or choreographed many productions all
over the country. Three of her favorites are “Shenandoah”, “Cabaret”, and “Illyria”, a musical of
Shakespeare's Twelfth Night at the New Jersey Shakespeare Theatre - where she choreographed the
production's World Premiere.
She and husband, Paul Carlin, were founders and co-artistic directors of Northstage Theatre Company
in Illinois, where they produced/directed/choreographed many productions, including Brigadoon,
The Mousetrap, Bye Bye Birdie, Ten Little Indians, and A Child's Christmas in Wales.
Becky's favorite production is her son, Payton.