Choreographer, dancer and writer Rachael Nanyonjo attended the Brit School for Performing Arts where she studied Dance and went on to graduate from Roehampton University with a BA Honours in Dance Studies. In 2012 Rachael gained her Masters in choreography from Middlesex University. Rachael works as a choreographer, dancer, teacher / media creative. As a writer and media creative she has worked for BBC London, Sky Arts, Roundhouse and has been a writer for londondance.com since 2010.
As a dancer and dance artist worked with Dance Woking 2013 (Choreographer), South East Dance, Wayne McGregor Random Dance (Big Dance 2012), East London Dance, Dream Arts, CDE AMCK, Move It and Roehampton University. In 2011 Rachael was shortlisted for Matthew Bourne’s NACA, shortlisted for the ADAD Trailblazier Fellowship 2013, is currently a recipient of the London Hub of sustained theatre Pitch It bursary 2013 and selected for Dance UK Future Leaders Mentoring Programme 2013/2014. 2013 Rachael was invited to join the Young Vic Directors Programme & Network.
Rachael formed Kansaze Dance Theatre in 2011 with the aim of creating innovative contemporary dance physical theatre that responds to socio-cultural themes through collaborating with different art forms such as film, text, music and visual arts.