WIGHT NOISE STAFF & PROFESSIONAL DANCE COMPANY
Wight Noise is a professional contemporary dance academy based in the Phoenix/Peoria area established in 2014. Wight Noise Dance Academy members are dance educators and artists from all over the valley of the sun.
Wight Noise Dance Academy members also engage in residencies, workshops, master classes and community outreach projects.
The choreographic focus of Wight Noise Dance Company is Celebrating Life through Dance.
Artistic Director /Choreographer
Artistic Director, 45 years of dance experience with an emphasis on performance and education.
Rachel began her dance teaching career in Southern California at Golden West Community College where she served as Dance Department Director before relocating to Arizona in 1991 where she taught in the public school setting for 28 years. Rachel is deeply immersed in the dance community having taught at, Glendale Community College and several high schools throughout the Valley of the Sun. Rachel has served on many committees including: Dance Alliance, Artist in Residence and the Peoria Unified School District Arts Festival Commitee.
She has helped to create high level dance performance companies at all schools previously taught at and continues to strive to raise the level of dance and arts education in the public school setting. Rachel is a recipient of the Golden West College Alumni Pillar of Honor award, Pride of Peoria and the Kathy Lindholm Lane Award.