Associate of the International Dance Teachers' Association

Rachel has been learning to dance since she was 3 years old. Studying Tap, Ballet, Freestyle, Theatre dance, Modern, Freestyle, Cheerleading and Jazz dance. Rachel has taken over 70 professional and amateur IDTA exams in all genres.

Rachel started teaching back in 2010 starting with Zumba and Cheerleading and expanding to opening Silhouette Dance Academy in 2014 and teaching all styles of dance to children from aged 3. The last couple of years has seen Rachel working with disabled groups and so deciding to take her dance teaching in a different direction and DANCE Unlimited was formed!

Professional Qualifications include:

AIDTA Ballet, AIDTA Freestyle 

Intermediate Performers Degree in Ballet, Tap and Modern Jazz

SEN Level 3

Rachel has also performed in many theatre productions, dance shows and community and charity events. She also choreographs musical theatre for a York based theatre group. Rachel is always on the look out for performance opportunities.

Credits include:


Alice in Wonderland York - We are Theatre

Boogie Nights York - We are Theatre (Assistant choreographer​)

Sister Act York - We are Theatre

Peter Pan York - We are Theatre

Upcoming productions - Back to the 80's & The Jungle Book

2015, 2017, 2019 - Silhouette Dance Academy productions

York Stars Pantomime

2008 - present - various dance shows, workshops


York City Knights Cheerleader - Boogie Knights Dance Team Member (2 yrs)

Charity Variety Show - Leeds City Varieties Music Hall - Performer

Me & My Girl - Wakefield - Dancer

We'll all be Stars - Wakefield Theatre Royal - Dancer

Dance, Drama, Music Extravaganza - Birmingham NEC - Dancer

Boogie Nights - York JRT - Principal Dancer, Mandy

Alice in Wonderland - York JRT - Dancer

Carpe Jugulum - York - various acting parts

For the Fallen - York Theatre Royal - Performer

Sister Act - York JRT - Principal Dancer, Nun,

Peter Pan - York JRT - Principal Dancer, Shadow, Crocodile

Dance it up North - York Theatre Royal - Dancer

True North - Harrogate Royal Hall - Dancer

Additional work with Silhouette Dance Academy - Yorkshire Marathon 2015 - with Le Grande Event Management - students cheerleading along marathon route.  Shown on Marathon documentary (Channel 4)