is a Memphis native and 2017 graduate of The University of Memphis. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theater Performance with a concentration in Dance, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Health & Human Performance with a concentration in Exercise & Sports Science. She serves as President of the University of Memphis Dance Alliance, the student organization for dance on campus, and has performed in and choreographed for the university’s seasonal dance concerts. She has extensive training in jazz, ballet, tap, modern, musical theatre dance, and flamenco. Rachael has performed with Opera Memphis, Racine + Southern Dance Exchange, the Moscow Ballet, and Carnival Cruise Lines. She is a frequent attendee of the American College Dance Festival, has attended American Dance Festival’s Winter Intensive in New York, and is a certified member of the Southern Association of Dance Masters in ballet and jazz. Rachael is pursuing a Master’s degree in Exercise, Sport, & Movement Sciences at The University of Memphis. Fascinated by human anatomy, she strives to bridge kinesiology and dance in her future professional career.