Our People

Rachel Birch-Lawson


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

She trained at London Contemporary Dance Schools, and European choreographic programme Dance Beyond Borders (Germany, Belgium, Portugal, UK). She is an alumni of the Clore Leadership Programme, and currently a Leverhulme Arts Scholar (MFA) at Trinity Laban Conservatoire for Dance and Music.

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 has taught at universities and conservatoires around the world.