We’re thrilled that Rachel is joining us for our festival weekend. Rachel is a second year One Dance UK Dance Ambassador. She co-designed/co-produced/co-hosted RISE 2021, volunteered for U.Dance Digital and U.Dance London 2020 and as well as helping us out this year, is supporting U.Dance South West.
Rachel is currently a dancer with Emergence Dance Company, studying an MA in Dance Performance and Professional Practices at the University of Salford. Prior to that, she graduated from Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance. Rachel believes in, “the power of dance, and that dance is for everybody!”
So, what are her Top Tips for participating in U.Dance?
- Take the opportunity to try out new things and soak up every bit of information.
- Be curious and challenge yourself, you might discover something new!
- Don’t forget to have fun and most importantly…
- Enjoy yourself! This festival is specially created for you all, have the best day!
Everything is running a little differently this year and while the physical differences are obvious, Rachel can see the power of U.Dance in showcasing, “amazing young talents, as well as providing young people with the whole experience with educational workshops and career talks.” So dig into the U.Dance festival website; explore, create, experiment and celebrate.