Rachel List has been a member of the New York Baroque Dance Company since 1990, performing soloist roles in venues such as Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, the Meyerson Center and the Handel Festival in Goettingen, Germany. Previously she performed nationally and internationally with Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, The Vanaver Caravan, and Partridge/Benford/Dance/Music. Ms. List is the Director of the Dance Program at Hofstra University and also teaches ballet at the Peridance School in Manhattan. She has served on the faculties of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Queens College, Barnard College, the Balettakademien in Stockholm, Sweden and Danse Projektet in Copenhagen, Denmark. Ms. List has also taught master classes in Baroque dance at a variety of schools and universities including the Juilliard School (Music Division), Vassar College, Swarthmore College, Columbia University, the Fashion Institute of Technology, Bard Graduate Center, and Texas Woman’s University. Ms. List was the movement consultant for the Pearl Theatre Company’s production of Marivaux’s Double Infidelities and the choreographer for their production of Wycherly’s The Gentleman Dancing Master. She also choreographed Dido and Aeneas (Purcell), The Tender Land (Copland), and Orpheus in the Underworld (Offenbach) for the Bronx Opera Company. Ms. List created numerous works for her own company from 1985-’95 and continues to choreograph for students at Hofstra. She was the founder and director of Manchester Dance, a summer workshop in Vermont from 1987-’97 and is frequently on the faculty of the Bates Dance Festival in Maine. Ms. List holds a BA from Empire State College/SUNY and an MFA in Dance from the University of Wisconsin/Milwaukee.
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