Rachel recently graduated with a BA in Dance from the University of Oregon, where she received the Emerging Performing Artist award. While at the University, she served as secretary and fundraising coordinator for student-run group Dance Oregon. She also worked as technology consultant for the Computing department in the School of Architecture and Allied Arts. Rachel will be relocating to New York City to pursue a career in modern dance performance and arts administration. She believes art has the power to build communities and bridge the gaps between cultures and disparate ideologies.