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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 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 funding from Combined Jewish Philanthropies and the New England Foundation for the Arts’ New England Dance Fund, with generous support from the Aliad Fund at the Boston Foundation. Through this project she has presented work at the Boston Contemporary Dance Festival, created a dance film with Olivia Blaidsell at The New England Holocaust Memorial, and will premiere an evening length work as an Artist in Residence at Chelsea Theatre Works in 2021. She is currently a part of the teaching faculty at Urbanity Dance, Chelsea Theatre Works, The Dance Academy of Siagel Productions, and Velocity Dance Company. She also teaches barre classes with Forme Barre Fitness!