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Rachel Linsky is a Boston-based contemporary dance artist. 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 directs and choreographs ZACHOR, an ongoing project series that seeks to preserve the words of WWII Holocaust survivors through dance. Rachel’s choreography has been presented in national and international dance festivals such as Earl Mosely’s Diversity of Dance Dance is Activism Film Festival, Boston Contemporary Dance Festival, Prague International Film Festival, and many more. Her work has been awarded funding by Combined Jewish Philanthropies, the New England Foundation for the Arts, The City of Boston, The Russell J. Efros Foundation, and The Beker Foundation. Rachel has been an artist in residence at Chelsea Theatre Works (2020-2021) and is currently an artist in residence at the Boston Center for the Arts through their new Dancemakers Laboratory Program. Rachel was recently commissioned by the Museum of Fine Arts Boston and the Jewish Arts Collaborative to choreograph a new work for their 2021 Hanukkah celebration. Rachel is a dancer with KAIROS Dance Theater and The Click Boston. She teaches with Koltun Ballet Boston, Broadway Bound Dance Center and Urbanity Dance.