with Rachel Neitzke
$15 per class
This class is intended for Intermediate/Advanced levels. Class is open to anyone. Dancers ages 13-adults are recommended.
For more information contact:
Rachel at firstname.lastname@example.org
Rachel Neitzke is a Philadelphia-based dancer, choreographer and dance educator. She gained much of her early professional training at Koresh Dance Company in Philadelphia, and was fortunate enough to experience many different styles and training methods while traveling through the United States in her childhood. Ms. Neitzke has danced professionally since the age of 15 and was a founding member of the Koresh Youth Ensemble. She was invited to train at Joffrey Ballet School as a Jazz/Contemporary Trainee under the direction of Michael Blake on scholarship. While there she was able to work in collaboration with Louis Vuitton, Parsons School of Design, The New School of Music, and Ailey II Artistic Director Francesca Harper. Ms. Neitzke holds a BFA in Dance from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia and had the opportunity to perform works by Milton Myers, Andrea Miller, Douglas Becker, Roni Koresh, Meredith Rainey, Jesse Zarrit and Sidra Bell. Upon graduating Ms. Neitzke’s passion for teaching and dancing alike has taken her throughout the United States and abroad. Most recently she has served as the Broadway Dance Teaching Artist at Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School, Guest Teaching Artist and Dancer throughout the country of Israel, Assistant to Ms. Natalia Charova - Ballet Mistress at Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School and teaches, choreographs and organizes programs and curriculums for dance schools in the Philadelphia area. In 2020 at the peak of a pandemic, she created The Collective Dance Project - a project based company that gives pre-professional dancers the opportunity to work with other Philly based artists in a safe and nurturing environment.