STAGE CHOREOGRAPHY

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CHICAGO
Keegan Theatre
Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Choreography

"The choreography is wholly in the Fosse vernacular, and Rachel Leigh Dolan guides the big numbers — 'We Both Reached for the Gun' and 'Razzle Dazzle,' especially — to satisfying crests."

 

—  Nelson Pressley, The Washington Post

ANNIE
Olney Theatre Center

"Rachel Leigh Dolan choreographed with precision..."

 

—  Steve Charing, OUTspoken

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AMERICAN IDIOT
Keegan Theatre

"Choreographed by Rachel Leigh Dolan, the show is percussive and physical... it is also effortless and melodious at times, as in 'Wake me Up When September Ends.'"

 

—  Stephanie House, MD Theatre Guide

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JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma Adventure Theatre MTC

"Director Michael Baron and his team, including Choreographer Rachel Dolan and Music Director Mary Brozina, seem to have pulled out all the stops."

 

  Robert Barossi, Broadway World

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DORIAN'S CLOSET Rep Stage

"'Dorian’s Closet' has all of the glamour and the sequin ball gowns and the show-stopping numbers one would expect..."

 

—  Michelangelo Signorile, Huffington Post

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN NextStop Theatre Company
Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Choreography

"NextStop gives you the idea... with Rachel Dolan’s Vegas-inflected choreography giving you a daffy grin."

 

—  Nelson Pressley, The Washington Post

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AVENUE Q
Constellation Theatre Company

"'Avenue Q' is full of delectable gags, like the pile of packing boxes that turns into a chorus line... [Allison] Stockman and choreographer Rachel Leigh Dolan keep the action moving jauntily."

 

—  Celia Wren, The Washington Post

CABARET
Keegan Theatre
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"The songs and dance numbers are intentionally explicit, deliberately raw, and jolting—it’s musical theatre in its purest and freshest form."

 

—  Derek Mong, Brightest Young Things

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Rachel has collaborated on productions at Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma, Olney Theatre Center, Arena Stage, and many more. She presents work frequently in New York City, and has had the opportunity to be an Associate Choreographer to top choreographers on several different productions. Below are a few select credits. Full resume here.

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