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Rachel Linsky is a Boston based dancer, choreographer, and educator. She holds a B.F.A. in Dance Performance and Choreography and a B.A. in Arts Administration from Elon University where she graduated summa cum laude. Rachel currently dances with Connections Dance Theater under the direction of Jenny Oliver, and as an apprentice with KAIROS Dance Theater under the direction of DeAnna Pellecchia. She has also recently performed in Waterway/Lightway/ Greenway with Peter DiMuro/Public Displays of Motion, and in Laugh Track at Green Street Studios. Rachel is currently choreographing an ongoing project, ZACHOR, which aims to preserve the words of WWII Holocaust Survivors through dance. This project has received generous funding from Combined Jewish Philanthropies, the New England Foundation for the Arts, and the City of Boston Opportunity Fund. Her most recent work through ZACHOR, Selection, is a site-specific dance filmed at New England Holocaust Memorial. Since its premiere in Fall 2020, Selection has been chosen as a Finalist at the Prague International Monthly Film Festival and has been presented at the national and global level through Nozama’s virtual “Empower one Another” festival, the New York Based Collective Exchange “FRAMES” festival, and Mostra Internacional de Dança Imagens 2020. Through ZACHOR she has also presented work at the Boston Contemporary Dance Festival, and has an artistic residency at Chelsea Theatre Works in 2021. She is currently a part of the teaching faculty at Urbanity Dance, Chelsea Theatre Works, and Velocity Dance Company. Rachel also teaches barre classes with Forme Barre Fitness!