Rachel Catherall - A.I.S.T.D. (Ballet, Modern, Tap and National) - trained here The Elsber School of Theatre Dance, Buckley and Merseyside Dance and Drama Centre, Liverpool. After graduating from dance college, Rachel danced professionally all over the world for many companies and cruise lines, including Chandris / Celebrity Cruise Lines, working her way up to dance captain. She went on to be Resident Artistic Director for the European leg of the top Irish dance show, Spirit Of The Dance tour.
As choreographer, her credits include: Romeo and Juliet, The Four Seasons, A Chorus of Disapproval, Arcadia, The Cherry Orchard, As You Like It and, The Winslow Boy, directed by Terry Hands CBE; A View From The Bridge, Hobson's Choice, Flights Of Fancy, Home Front, The Way It Was, The Voyage, The Grapes Of Wrath, The Timeless Myths of the Mabinogion, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Twilight Tales, Great Expectations, Yesterday, Flora’s War, The Spirit Of Mimosa, Sky Hawk, Rape Of The Fair Country and Mimosa, directed by Time Baker; The Glass Menagerie, Dancing At Lughnasa and Gaslight, directed by Kate Wasserberg and A Dolls House, the European Premier of, Shakespeare's Will and A Doll's House, directed by Emma Lucia all for Clwyd Theatr Cymru; Othello, A Comedy Of Errors, Romeo & Juliet, Two Gentlemen Of Verona & A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Alex Clifton for Storyhouse / Chester Performs at the Grosvener Park Open Air Theatre; A History Of Falling Things, directed by Emma Lucia for The New Vic Theatre, Stoke, Footloose and West Side Story for Manchester Palace / The Ambassador Theatre Group, The Chester Mystery Plays, directed by Robin Goddard; Celtic Dreams (The Irish Sensation), for LM Productions, including a special re-worked version for the NHK cruise ship, The Assuka II. Ten different themed production shows for Explosive Productions Ltd at Center Parcs, Penrith. Peter Pan, Cinderella, Aladdin, Snow White, Jack and the Beanstalk and Dick Whittington and the Pirate Adventure, directed by David McNeill for the Sands Centre, Carlisle; Aladdin, directed by Anthony Williams, Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs, and Cinderella, directed by Phil Clark for UK Productions at Rhyl Pavillion; The Carlisle Christmas Spectacular, directed by David McNeill; Riverdance Experience, for Main Feature Productions. Rachel is part of the choreography team for Mirage Shows & Productions Ltd who provide production shows for Cruise Ships, Theatres and Corporate Events and has choreographed approx ten shows for Fred Olsen Cruise Lines. Rock N' Laughter, for Mirage Productions Ltd at Great Yarmouth Britannia Pier Theatre. Barclays Spaces For Sports national campaign, fronted by Darren Gough.
Rachel also runs the highly acclaimed, North Wales dance school, The Elsber School Of Theatre Dance, where her choreography and teaching has been celebrated at The Royal Albert Hall for Dance Proms in 2012 and 2015
Rachel is represented by Richard Ireson for the Narrow Road Agency. www.rachelcatherall.co.uk