Rebecca LaChance is an actress, singer, and songwriter living in London, UK. She is represented by Mildred Yuan and Sophie Austin at United Agents and is a proud member of British Equity, Actors’ Equity Association (USA) and SAG-AFTRA. She is currently appearing as Patty in School of Rock at the Gillian Lynne Theatre in London’s West End.
Rebecca made her Broadway debut in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical as Betty while also understudying Jessie Mueller in the title role. After eighteen months at Beautiful, Rebecca ventured overseas to star opposite Michael Ball in a new revival of Mack and Mabel at the Chichester Festival Theatre and UK tour. In 2016, she returned to the world of Beautiful, playing Carole on the first national tour in Rochester, NY, as well as returning to her original track on Broadway. Her solo cabaret, Broadway: What the Folk? debuted at Feinstein’s/54 Below in June 2016.
Rebecca hails from Baltimore, MD, where she worked in community and regional theaters until moving to New York to attend NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.
During her time at Tisch, Rebecca studied at the Playwrights Horizons Theater School, Experimental Theater Wing, and International Theater Workshop (in Amsterdam, The Netherlands) under such faculty as Theresa McCarthy, Maggie Low, Rachel Chavkin, Barney O’Hanlon, Richard Armstrong, and Kevin Kuhlke. She performed in Mainstage and Studio productions directed by Robert Moss, John Ruocco, Kent Gash, Brad Malow, and Carlos Díaz, and graduated with honors, winning the prestigious J.S. Seidman award for Drama.
Afte graduation, Rebecca performed in the Broadway Rising Stars Concert at Town Hall (dir. Scott Coulter), the NY International Fringe Festival, and a national tour of If You Give a Mouse a Cookie with Theatreworks USA (dir. Kevin Del Aguila). In October 2011, she starred as Jane in the award-winning world premiere of Central Avenue Breakdown at the New York Musical Theatre Festival. In the summer of 2012, Rebecca joined the show again for its second production at NYMF and a run at the Daegu International Music Theatre Festival in South Korea. She also performed in Johnny Baseball (dir. Gordon Greenberg) at the Williamstown Theatre Festival prior to her Broadway debut in Beautiful. Rebecca has been lucky enough to work on the development of several new musicals in New York, among them Holiday Inn (Goodspeed Opera House), Crush (NYU and New York Theatre Barn), Cyrano de Burgershack (Stageworks), and His and Hers.