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Rachel Whiting
Rachel Whiting
Dance

AMDA Faculty since: 2018

Rachel Whiting is an accomplished dancer, choreographer and educator. She trained with Ballet West, Boston Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet and the American Dance Festival. She was director of dance at Oure Idraesthojoskole, taught and choreographed extensively in Denmark and The Netherlands and danced for Skaanes Dansteater in Sweden. In the United States, Rachel was artist in residence for Denver School of the Arts and at Colorado's first International Baccalaureate dance program. In New York, Rachel pursued her academic training at the Juilliard School, danced as an apprentice and was on faculty for the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. In San Francisco, she taught and performed at the Oberlin Dance Collective Theater and school. She is lead teacher for the Dancing Through Parkinson's program in Los Angeles. Rachel is inspired to teach the Cunningham technique as it affords the dancer to feel and understand the intrinsic fundamentals of dance.

Rachel teaches Modern Dance and Dance Theatre Project.