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Rachel Birch-Lawson


Rachel directs and choreographs movement-based work within dance, theatre, opera, and music theatre.

She trained at London Contemporary Dance School, European choreographic programme Dance Beyond Borders (Germany, Belgium, Portugal, UK), the Clore Leadership Programme, and Trinity Laban Conservatoire for Music and Dance (Leverhulme Arts Scholar). 

Rachel’s work has been performed across the UK, Europe and Africa, supported by organisations including Arts Council England, Kent County Council, the British Council, South East Dance, and Gulbenkian. She has created work for companies including Garsington Opera, Cahoots NI, and Tangled Feet, and teaches at universities and conservatoires around the world, including Trinity Laban Conservatoire for Music and Dance where she teaches on the MA/MFA Choreography programme.