Rachel Silver is an independent dance artist, teacher, and writer based in Vancouver, British Columbia. She has a BA in Visual Culture and Performance Studies from Simon Fraser University’s School for Contemporary Arts. Her professional dance training in commercial and contemporary styles led her to England where she obtained a Diploma in Dance Studies from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in 2014. In the UK, she apprenticed and toured with both Springs Dance Company and urban-contemporary fusion the REbirth Network. In 2015, she co-choreographed This Thin Place, a collaborative dance show that performed in both Vancouver and Campbell River. Most recently, she performed with Vancouver’s plastic orchid factory in their performance/installation Digital Folk.
Rachel was an intern with The Dance Current between May 2016 through August 2016.
In light of her recent emerging artist award, Vancouver-based dance artist Lexi Vajda talks about her journey and what she would recommend for someone just starting out.Posted October 28, 2016
Grassroots performance series pairs dancers’ personal explorations with live classical music in a garden setting.Posted September 6, 2016
The recent and upcoming expansions in infrastructure across the country indicate that the country’s dance scene is healthy and growing and that several arts organizations are moving forward with long-awaited and much-anticipated projects.Posted August 7, 2016
Kaleido by Tentacle Tribe for OURU Collective, Dialogue by Wen Wei Wang, the neck to fall by Ziyian Kwan and more in this series of capsule reviews.Posted July 20, 2016