Rachael ElliotMassachusetts, United States
From Massachusetts, she studied at Betty Gundersen Studio of Dance and Ballet Arts Worcester (formerly the Performing Arts School of Worcester). She received her high school diploma from University of North Carolina School of the Arts (with a ballet emphasis) and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in dance performance from the Alonzo King's LINES Ballet/Dominican University BFA Program in 2011.
In 2011, she joined Stephen Shropshire's company, Noord Nederlands Dans after receiving a fellowship through the Princess Grace Foundation. She have also danced professionally with Alonzo King's LINES Ballet, Beijing Dance/LDTX, Vail Contemporary Dance Project, Blue Scorpion Dance Theater, Gretchen Garnett and Dancers, Daiane Lopes da Silva and Joe Landini. In 2012, she began creating work in San Francisco, CA. She was asked to be a Resident Artist with SAFE House for the Performing Arts and choreographed a duet with Corina Kinnear which premiered in 2013 at The Garage (SF). She also co-founded Vail Contemporary Dance Project with Kinnear and premiered a new work that was featured at an outdoor performance in conjunction with the Vail International Dance Festival in Vail, CO.