Personal profile – Rachel is an organised, empathetic and playful person and dancer. She utilises her focus, articulation and voice work to make her movement expressive and full bodied.
Professional Experience 2018/2019
Sliding Doors - Penthouse Hickies. Heads Up Dance Base, Edinburgh Fringe Festival '19 and Rising Tides, Rosemary Branch Theatre London.
The Natashas Project - On Demand and The Natashas. London Tour.
A Truefitt Collective - R&D We Never Arrive. Studio Wayne, London
FoundDances - Pop up Performances. South East Dance Our City Dances 2019, Brighton.
The Yonis - #Girlswhospittogethestaytogether. The Fringe 2018, DanceBase Edinburgh. Park Theatre Open Mic, London. Woman Srsly Well that is lovely!, London College of Fashion.
Cuckoolander - “Mercury”. Music Video
Performance Experience 2018- 2014 (In order of relevance)
Theo Clinkard - “Alert to the voices of others”. Scottish Tour.
Hagit Yakira - “GO”. Scottish Tour.
Matthew Robinson - “Office”. AD Verve/Scottish Dance Theatre. Scottish Tour.
Van Huynh Company - “Under This Weight”. Dance Bridges Festival. Kolkata, India.
Joan Cleville -“Fiesta”. Joan Cleville Dance. Scottish Tour.
Gavin Coward -“The art of letting go”. Directed by Liv Lorent
Filip Van Huffle -“Zephyr”. Retina Dance Company. Scottish Tour.
Thomas Small -BBC Radio 2 Shakespeare Shuffle. BBC Radio 2 Artists in Residence
“Wheechin Aboot”. SmallPetiteKlein
Yael Flexer -“Vortex” and “Re|Place (Or the thing I miss most)”. (NYDC Scotland) Dublin, U.Dance, Tramway and Dance Bridges Festival India.
Marc Brew - Edinburgh Quartet, Collaboration with Edinburgh String Quartet, Marc Brew and NYDCS
Anna Kenrick - “Malestrom”, "Stuck in my Throat" and "If I Told You". (NYDCS) Belgium (Retina Dance Comp.) Sadler’s Wells (Apex Rising), U.Dance, Wales (NYDC Wales Exchange), Belfast.
Colin Connor -“Miradoir”. AD Limon Company
Trinity Laban (2016- 2018)
Theo TJ Lowe - “He-Sha”. Bonnie Bird Theatre
Heidi Rustgaard - “Groups and Landscapes”. Bonnie Bird Theatre
Martha Graham - restaging of “Panorama” by Jacqueline Bulnes. Bonnie Bird Theatre
Lizzie Kew Ross - “Never ending Imprints”. Bonnie Bird Theatre
Placement (2017 - 2018)
2018 Rob Heslip Dance FREAGRA | A Blurred Expanse
2017 BalletLorent R&D Rumpelstiltskin and assisting family workshops at Sadler’s Wells
Copenhagen Contemporary Dance School - Post graduate Diploma
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, London - BA (Hons) Contemporary Dance
Scottish School of Contemporary Dance, Dundee – HND
Workshops and intensives
Alleyne Dance, Kerry Nicholls, Scottish Dance Theatre, Joan Cleville Dance, Jasmin Vardimon, Gary Clarke, Lee Johnstone (NDCW), Helder Seabra, Joss Arnott, Scottish Ballet, Theo Clinkard, Rambert, Jack Webb, Dam Van Huynh, Gaga, Ria Higler (SNDO), Feldenkrais with Simonetta Alessandri, Flying Low
Other Skills and/or interests
Musical Theatre background, Improvisation, Contact improvisation, poetry, singing, acting, physical theatre, yoga, travelling, sewing, films and swimming.