RACHEL WISE MOVEMENT
Theatre • Film • Opera
Movement Director. Dramaturg. Theatre Maker. Facilitator. Assistant Director. Movement Coach. Intimacy Direction. Collaborator. Deviser.
I’m inspired by people and stories. I like transforming spaces through people and movement; Large spaces, intimate spaces, outdoor spaces, unconventional spaces, screens.
I like Performances that are engaging, I enjoy making theatre and opera that is an experience. I love collaborating with other creative people and seeing different perspectives.
I’ve been developing work with the theme of Climate and the future at the forefront of my narratives.
I’m interested in habits, rituals, history, and the stories that make us who we are.
Rachel develops inclusive, interactive interdisciplinary work, with the intention to engage with social, cultural and environmental issues that questions, engages and connects audiences.
Her experience spans across Theatre, Film and Opera.
As an artist Rachel collaborates with directors,writers, photographers, film and musicians.
Her breadth of work spans across multimedia and interdisciplinary forms.
As a creative, she has also worked as a Director and as a Playwright for youth theatre.
Offering a depth of experience as a workshop leader and pedagogue, drawing on experience working as a Drama and dance teacher with varied groups of children, young
adults and people of all ages internationally.
Rachel’s vocational practice as a movement tutor and lecturer for Actor Training, Dancers and Singers, incorporates her research in expression and breath.
With a passion for telling stories, challenging perspectives and exploring current issues, Rachel is currently developing and writing a new short immersive dystopian opera on a world post climate change.
Rachel completed her MA Movement Directing and Teaching at Royal Central School of
Speech and Drama, London, and BA Hons Dance (Performing Arts) at The Liverpool
Institute for Performing Arts.
Previous engagements include: Welsh National Opera; Sony Pictures Network; Nevill Holt
Opera; The Orange Tree Theatre; Beijing Music Festival; Leeds Playhouse; and as a pedagogue
at The Royal Ballet School and Peking University.