Rachel is a graduate of the Dramatic Arts Program, Performance concentration with a BA Honours Degree at Brock University.  Born in Hamilton, Rachel has been training since the age of five in various styles of dance including as hip hop, tap, jazz, lyrical, ballroom, ballet and pointe, along with training in musical theatre and acting/singing. Rachel’s performances included roles in the Theatre Aquarius productions of Miss Saigon, Chess, and a lead role in Aspects of Love.  She has received several awards at the Sears Drama Festival, including an Award of Merit for writing, directing and the lead role in How does your Garden Grow?. She has appeared in various productions at Brock University such as The Suicide where she played the role of Grusha,  and lead roles in productions such as Jehanne of the Witches, Here Be Dragons, and R.U.R. Rachel was also assistant choreographer for The Suicide and Here Be Dragons, as well as lead choreographer for the play The Belle Stratagem. Rachel has provided dance instruction and produced workshops for Performing Art Seminars. She is currently teaching privately and working with Dreamlight Studio in Hamilton, Ontario. During her tenure at Brock University, Rachel was Executive Administrator, Vice President, and President of Brock’s Live4dance (hip hop crew) and an Advanced Hip Hop teacher for Brock Dance.