Rachel Linsky is a Boston-based contemporary dance artist. She holds a BFA in Dance Performance and Choreography, and a BA 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 the New England Foundation for the Arts, the City of Boston, the Russel J. Efros Foundation, Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP), and the Beker Foundation. Rachel has been an artist-in-residence at the Boston Center for the Arts through their new Dance Maker’s Laboratory program and at Chelsea Theatre Works. She is currently a dancer with KAIROS Dance Theater and The Click Boston. Rachel is also on the teaching faculty at Koltun Ballet Boston, Broadway Bound Dance Center, and Urbanity Dance.
How You Can Work Together
“I choreograph works that can be performed in a variety of venues: theaters, galleries, outdoor venues, and film festivals. I also teach modern dance and ballet to youth and adults!”
Rachel’s Work with JArts
Rachel was recently commissioned by JArts and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston to choreograph a new work for our 2021 Hanukkah celebration. Watch the full performance and celebration here.
Read more about Rachel’s work:
“She’s found a new way to keep Holocaust stories alive — one step at a time” by Stav Ziv for the Forward
“Rachel Linsky is a Dance Artist and CJP Grantee” by Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) for JewishBoston.com
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