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Racheal Prince

BIOGRAPHY

 

Racheal Prince received her training at the Quinte Ballet School under the direction of Brian Scott. She then moved to Calgary Alberta to attend the Alberta Ballet School’s Post Graduate Program where she was the recipient of the Ali Pourfarrokh scholarship and the first program graduate to join the company. During her four years with The Alberta Ballet Company she danced works by George Balanchine, Emily Molnar, Margie Gillis, Christopher Wheeldon, Jean Grand-Maître and many others. At 23 she went on to join Ballet BC where she performed nationally and internationally at venues such as Sadler’s Wells, Movimentos Festival Wolfsburg, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Fall for Dance NYC, BAM, and International Dance Festival Birmingham UK. Her performance highlights include Jorma Elo’s 1st Flash, Johan Inger’s Walking Mad and B.R.I.S.A, William Forsythe’s Enemy in the Figure and Work Within Work as well as works by Sharon Eyal and Ohad Naharin.

 

After 12 incredible years with the company she took on the role of Assistant Rehearsal Director for the 2019/20 season and has set the ensemble work for Medhi Walerski’s Romeo and Juliet as well as Prelude. In 2019 Racheal and her partner Brandon Lee Alley created Dance//Novella, a dance collective that focuses on creation and collaboration. In early 2022 she performed When the Walls Come Down at the Vancouver International Dance Festival. Racheal is the Associate Director of Lamondance and Artist in Residence with Ballet BC.