Rachael Crocker

Ballet Tutor

Rachael was a Royal Ballet Senior Associate before commencing full time training at northern Ballet School. Whilst training she qualified and took part in the prestigious Adeline Genee Awards and also won the IDTA ballet scholarship.

Since graduating Rachael has enjoyed a varied career in both dance and musical theatre.

Rachael last performed in On the Town (choreographed by Ashley Page). Prior to that, she was Dance Captain on Kiss Me Kate at the London Coliseum (choreographed by Will Tuckett) and also was part of a small group recording the soundtrack to the new Mamma Mia movie ‘Here We Go Again”.

Other West End & Touring credits include The London Palladium’s Olivier Winning Dick Whittington, ‘Strauss’ choreographed by Alexandra Worrall (National Tour);‘Kiss Me Kate’ (Welsh National Opera); ‘Cats’ (RUG Australia) as Tantomile understudy Jemima, Demeter and Victoria, Graziella in ‘West Side Story’ (National tour); first understudy Meg Giry in ‘The Phantom of the Opera – 25th Anniversary tour’ (National tour); ensemble and first understudy Wendy in ‘Peter Pan’ (Mayflower theatre); ‘We Will Rock You’ (Dominion theatre and Antwerp Belgium); ensemble and understudied and played Wendy in ‘Peter Pan’ (Grand Canal theatre Dublin); first understudy Cinderella in Cinderella (Orchard theatre); ensemble and 1st understudy Iris in ‘Fame’ (National tour)); swing in the original London cast of ‘Movin’ Out’ (Victoria Apollo); alternate Ice Princess in ‘The Snowman’ (Peacock theatre); swing and first understudy Zsa Zsa in ‘Love Shack’ (National tour); Dance Captain and swing in ‘Grease’ (Victoria Palace, Japan and National tour); ‘Cinderella’ (New Victoria Woking), Rumpleteaser, Demeter, Jemima and Tantomile in ‘Cats’ (Stuttgart Germany); Meg Giry in ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ (Hamburg Germany) and the Spirit in ‘The Spirit of the Dance’ (US tour).

Film and TV credits include Advert for ‘World Asthma Day’ GSK and Xfilms, ITV’s ‘Victoria’ series 3 directed by Chloe Thomas and choreographed by Sammy Murray, ‘Devils in the Disguise’ for the Discovery Channel, ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ directed by Joel Schumacher and choreographed by Peter Darling and ‘Finding Neverland’ directed by Marc Forster.

Radio Credits include BBC radio production of Smith of Wooten Major.

Rachael has also appeared on the Al Murray Show, took part in the 2008 Olympic handover ceremony and guested for Rock of Ages for their performance at West End Live. She also performs for Incandescence Contemporary Circus Theatre Company and Private Drama Events.

Teaching: Rachael completed the RAD PDTD graduating with Distinction and now teaches at various schools and colleges across London. She has taught the scholarship classes for the RAD, IDTA and NCDTA and is a judge for the Dance World Cup and Miss Dance/Dance Master Uk.

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