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Rachel Elderkin

Rachel Elderkin

Biography

Rachel is a freelance dance artist and writer based in London. She is a member of the dance section of the Critics' Circle. Alongside The Stage, she regularly contributes to Fjord Review and Exeunt.

Recent Articles

Beauty Mixed Programme

Beauty Mixed Programme

Royal Ballet’s Beauty Mixed Programme captures the artistic and technical excellence of the company
Solstice

Solstice

Contrasting programme of classical and contemporary repertoire at English National Ballet successfully highlights the range of ENB’s repertoire
British Ballet Charity Gala

British Ballet Charity Gala

Uplifting gala night at the Royal Albert Hall celebrating the variety of British ballet
Draw from Within

Draw from Within

Rambert’s staging of its episodic digital project switches between exuberance and absurdity, producing mixed results
#FundFreelanceDance: the crowdfunding scheme getting dancers back on their feet

#FundFreelanceDance: the crowdfunding scheme getting dancers back on their feet

During the pandemic, dance freelancers have been among the groups worst affected. The founder of an initiative designed to keep them employed speaks to Rachel Elderkin about creating a new way of working and the importance of collaboration
LDIF founder Pawlet Brookes: 'By putting work online, we can still offer freedom and escape'

LDIF founder Pawlet Brookes: 'By putting work online, we can still offer freedom and escape'

Celebrating its 10th anniversary in the middle of a pandemic, Leicester-based dance festival LDIF has adapted and put its entire programme of work online. Rachel Elderkin speaks to founder Pawlet Brookes about the benefits of a digital festival and the importance of supporting black dance in the UK
Richard Alston Dance Company

Richard Alston Dance Company

Antigone, Interrupted

Antigone, Interrupted

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