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Studio 48 Dance Studio

374 US Route 1  Yarmouth, ME 04096


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About Studio 48

Performing Arts Center

"Create the voice you have always dreamed of."

Welcome to Studio 48 PAC

Studio 48 Performing Arts Center was founded by  Brunswick native and former Miss Maine America, Rebecca Beck. She designed the studio/center to develop the "finest performer" of all ages, in 1996.  Through her experience, education, and training, the center offers a wealth of knowledge in performing arts "discipline" as well as providing students the opportunity to perform locally in the community and beyond. 


Studio 48 offers classes and workshops in Dance, Voice, Violin, Piano, Musical Theater, Theater, Glee and Independent Film.


Rebecca Beck attended Boston University, University of Maine, University of Southern Maine, New England Conservatory and private study at Juilliard School of Music with Eleanor Steber.  Vocal Performance with a minor in Violin.  She has studied with: Phyllis Curtin, Eileen Farrell, Eleanor Steber, Mark Pearson, Rhonda Martin, Ludlow Hallman, and Ellen Chickering. In her youth, she was selected as the first vocalist from Maine to attend Tanglewood, the summer home of the Boston Symphony. 

Stage Work

She has performed with the Boston Symphony as soprano soloist in Beethoven's Mass in C, and highly achieved opera roles  performed are: Fiordiligi in Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutti, Baby Doe in the Ballad of Baby Doe, Musetta and Mimi in Puccini's Opera, La Boheme;  Operetta Roles: Josephine in G&S HMS Pinafore; Aline in the Sorcerer; and recently at Monmouth Theater as Lady Sangazure in The Sorcerer.   Her most memorable musical theater roles; Nellie Furbish in South Pacific; Acid Queen in the rock opera, TOMMY, Fruma Sarah in Fiddler on the Roof; and most recent: Grey Gardens as Edith Bouvier Beale at Monmouth Theater, and Mrs. Bixby in MSMT "Seven Brides".  


MADE show on MTV

Disney Reality Show


Various Independent Films



Rebecca settled back in Brunswick to raise her two boys who are now young men as a single mother and developed Studio 48 Performing Arts Center.  She has been teaching close to 3 decades and some of her students travel between one and two hours to study with her. She also specializes in teaching children with autism, and other disabilities as well as children who have high-risk behavior.   Some of her students have furthered their education in vocal performance, violin performance, and music education as well as vocal journey's to American Idol, and Miss Maine and Maine's Outstanding Teen. 

Rebecca in Grey Gardens at Monmouth

Rebecca, Miss Maine, on The Today Show with New England Miss America Contestants

Rebecca in Seven Brides at MSMT