Rachel works as a visiting lecturing of dance and choreography. She has taught choreography B.A. at Middlesex University in addition to lecturing on modules professional development/ studies, dance citizenship at Roehampton University and Middlesex University.
Rachael consults with music artists, theatre companies, directors, writers during rehearsals and outside as a movement director. She is brought in to stage plays, create movement sequences and collaborate with these artists on devising and narrating their stories.
Rachael Nanyonjo has been writing for over five years she develop her written skills as young intern for BBC London and went on to write arts features for Londondance.com, Roundhouse, Imaginadium, Pride Magazine.
Rachael graduated from Roehampton University with a BA Honors in Dance Studies and formed Kansaze Dance Theatre in 2011 to create innovative contemporary dance physical theatre that responds to socio-cultural and political themes through collaborating with different art forms. Rachael works as a choreographer, teacher, movement director and assistant director.
Rachael has worked with the Young Vic, National Theatre, East London Dance, Wayne McGregor | Random Dance, Big Dance, BBC (working titles films), Sky Arts and is a visiting lecturer teaching choreography at Middlesex University. Rachel gained a Masters in choreography from Middlesex University 2012, and is a 2015 British Council and Arts Council England international development fund recipient to undertake a research, development and documentation project with Ugandan-based Tabu Flo Dance Company.
Commissions include Dance East HOST Festival 2016, Ballet Boys Ignition Festival 2014 & Roehampton University Third Row Dance Company 2013. Achievements include a recipient of Dance UK’s Mentoring Programme 2013/14 & London Hub’s ‘Pitch It!’ bursary 2013.
Shortlists include: Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures Choreographic Award & Choreographic Captures (2011)