choreographer | director | educator
Rachel Leigh Dolan is a choreographer, director, and educator based in New York City. She is passionate about creating movement, telling stories, and making space for dancers and artists to express themselves. A lifelong educator, she is dedicated to sharing dance with students from novice to professional. Rachel aims to further the discussion around dismantling racism and biases in the performing arts industry and fostering the next generation of social disrupters. She is a two-time Helen Hayes Award Winning Choreographer whose credits span TV/Film, New York City Theatre, Regional Stages, and the High Seas.
Check out Rachel's Artist Project, best8. Since its inception in Fall 2020, Rachel has employed over 40 intersectional artists in the production of theatrical works for digital media.
Listen to Rachel's episode on The Ensemblist
Choreographers Making Moves: a new mini-series highlighting female choreographers who are making a difference and making a name for themselves in the business.