Rachel Facchini


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Photo by: Alvin CollantesPhoto by: Alvin Collantes

RachelFacchini is currently studying Performance Dance at Ryerson University, working towards her BFA. Some of Rachel’s other educational experiences include guest classes with Batsheva Dance Company and Inbal Pinto & Avshalom Pollak Dance Company (Tel Aviv, Israel), IGNITE Summer Intensive (hosted by TOES for dance), Peggy Baker Dance Projects Intensive, Toronto Dance Theatre Intensive and GAGA + Repertoire Workshops with Ella Rothschild, Laura Toma and Olivia Tarrish Ancona.

Rachel’s rigor and self-discipline has led her to work as a senior apprentice in Jessica Ford’s, Human First Dance Company, where she had the opportunity to participate in live performances and further her training as a contemporary and improvisational dancer. Furthermore, Rachel has worked with renowned choreographers such as: Peggy Baker (SIP), Debbie Wilson and Julia Sasso (SIP), Alvin Collantes, Christina Digiuseppe, Alysa Pires, Kristina Obelienius, Liony Garcia, Angela Cecchino and Marie-Josee Chartier (Dance Made in Canada Festival 2017).

 

choreographic projects:

Movement Film in collaboration with filmmaker, Venus Nazar (2017)

Seneca College (2017)

Humber College (2017)

A Timely Paradox (presented by NEAR&FAR Projects) (2017)

New Blue Festival of Emerging Artists (2016 & 2017)

Long Winter Toronto (2016)

Night Swim (curated by Alvin Collantes and Mary-Dora Bloch Hansen) (2016)

Youth Sounds (2015)

 

residencies:

Lake Studios Berlin (2018)

 

teaching:

Danceworks (2012-present)

The It Factor (2017)

York Humber High School *teaching studios of disability (2017)

Gonzaga Secondary School (2016)

Artist's Play (2016)