Rachel attained her BA Hons Dance (Performing Arts) from the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts and furthered her training at The Institute of Advanced Acting and Behavioural Studies.
Rachel has worked as a performer, choreographer, playwright, director and assistant movement director for theatre, film and opera.
She devised her improvisation work through collaborating with musicians for live performance, site specific projects and dance for camera. Her dance film made on Mt Kilimanjaro has been shown at amateur dance for film festivals internationally.
Rachel has taught in both India and the UK teaching movement and drama to a range of ages from three to ninety-eight years old.
Since 2014 she has been working at The Royal Ballet school. Rachel now works as a movement director, a movement teacher and examiner.
She is studying MA Movement Directing and Teaching at the Royal Central School for Speech and Drama, her studies and research continually inform her practice.
Her most recent collaborative research project examines the state of flow which enables creativity. She incorporates a primitive sense of playfulness and rhythm to her movement and improvisation sessions to encourage the state of flow and creativity within the individual.