Rachel Oliver Young

Rachel Oliver Young primarily lives her life as a dance teacher and movement instructor. In these roles, she focuses on connecting the student with their body and finding the joy in movement. As a dance maker, Rachel has created work for women’s prisons, public schools, outside spaces, multi-media performance spaces, and traditional theaters. Rachel’s choreographic work has been presented nationally and internationally, including being commissioned byLongmont Dance Theatre,Bare Bait Dance, and West Virginia Dance Company,selected for performance atPerformática in San Andrés Cholula, Puebla, México, and presented at the Univeristy of Iowa, WV Wesleyan University, Pocahontas Opera House, theATLAS Institute, thePhilly Live Arts & Fringe, fivemyles gallery, the Jack, Triskelion Arts, and Dixon Place. She values collaboration with other artists, while exploring personal histories and relationships. Rachel is currently an adjunct instructor for the Continuing Education department at CU-Boulder, and a dance teacher at Park Hill Elementary School, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance, RedLine’s EPIC Program, Your Soul’s Movement, and for the Colorado Ballet Education Program. In addition to teaching, Rachel collaborates with artists Kate Speer and Tara Rynders on site-specific, immersive dance experiences.


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