As a dancer Rachel has worked with many choreographers including Charles Linehan, Rosemary Lee, Russell Maliphant, Lloyd Newson, Arc dance company amongst others, and is a founder member of Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre.
Her collective Dog Kennel Hill Project (with Henrietta Hale and Ben Ash) is Associate Artist with Dance4. Credits include Death Scene 341 for Soup and Tart at The Barbican centre, and Figure Stuck, Stuck commissioned by Whitechapel Gallery. As well as commissions by Dance Umbrella, Scottish Dance Theatre and The City of London Festival Dog Kennel Hill project have been the recipients of 6 Place Prize sponsored by Bloomburg Commissions and a Moose foundation commission. Their work has shown in the UK, Italy, France, Slovenia, Germany and Holland.
Rachel has also taught extensively in the past 20 years, sharing her practices in many leading institutions and universities.
Rachel Lopez de la Nieta