Rachel Catherall - The Elsber School of Theatre Dance and Merseyside Dance and Drama Centre, Liverpool. After graduating from dance college, Rachel danced professionally all over the world for many companies and cruise lines, including Chandris/Celebrity Cruises, working her way up to dance captain. She went on to be Resident Artistic Director for the European leg of the Irish dance show, SPIRIT OF THE DANCE.
As choreographer, her credits include: OUT OF THE DARKNESS - a short film directed by Emma Lucia, OTHELLO at the Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre directed by Alex Clifton, ROMEO AND JULIET, THE FOUR SEASONS, A CHORUS OF DISAPPROVAL, ARCADIA, THE CHERRY ORCHARD, AS YOU LIKE IT, and , THE WINSLOW BOY, directed by Terry Hands; A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, HOBSONS CHOICE, FLIGHTS OF FANCY, HOME FRONT, THE WAY IT WAS, THE VOYAGE, THE GRAPES OF WRATH, THE TIMELESS MYTHS OF THE MABINOGION, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, TWILIGHT TALES, GREAT EXPECTATIONS, A CHILDS CHRISTMAS IN WALES, FEAST OF FESTIVE FUN, YESTERDAY, THE SPIRIT OF THE MIMOSA, RAPE OF THE FAIR COUNTRY and the world premier of SKY HAWK, directed by Tim Baker; GASLIGHT, DANCING AT LUGHNASA and THE GLASS MENAGERIE, directed by Kate Wasserberg; the European Premier of SHAKESPEARE'S WILL and A DOLLS HOUSE directed by Emma Lucia all for Clwyd Theatr Cymru; THE CHESTER MYSTERY PLAYS, directed by Robin Goddard; CELTIC DREAMS (THE IRISH SENSATION), for LM Productions, including a special re-worked version for the NHK cruise ship, THE ASSUKA II. Ten different themed production shows for Explosive Productions Ltd at Center Parcs, Penrith. PETER PAN, CINDERELLA, ALADDIN, SNOW WHITE, JACK AND THE BEANSTALK and DICK WHITTINGTON AND THE PIRATE ADVENTURE, directed by David McNeill for the Sands Centre, Carlisle; CARLISLE CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, directed by David McNeil for Stagedright productions; ALADDIN directed by Anthony Williams for UK Productions, RIVERDANCE EXPERIENCE, for Main Feature Productions; Eleven productions shows for Mirage Shows & Productions Ltd onboard Page & Moy's Ocean Majesty; and Fred Olsen's BOUDICCA and Black Watch cruise ships and many one night corporate events, including AN EVENING WITH PAUL DANIELS. Rachel was choreographer and dance consultant for the 2006 Barclays Spaces For Sports national campaign, fronted by Darren Gough.
Rachel was chosen as one of nineteen dance tutors in the UK to have her work performed at Dance Proms at the Royal Albert Hall to celebrate and promote good teaching within the UK.
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