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Rachel Jones began dancing at the age of 5 with Karen Alwin. She studied the Cecchetti method and successfully passed exams through level VII. This is her fifth season dancing with NMBC. She has danced in NMBC’s productions of Romeo and Juliet, Don Quixote, The Nutcracker, Alice in Wonderland, the Choreographers Collective, and Spartacus. She has also been a member of the Performers Ballet and Jazz Company for nine years, dancing in Christmas Joy, Project Jazz, First Impressions, and How Love Wins. She has competed at Youth America Grand Prix, placing in the top 12 for four years. She has attended summer intensives at the Jillana School, Ballet West, Marin Dance Theater, Kaastbaan Extreme Ballet, and The School of American Ballet. She is a junior at Albuquerque Academy and also enjoys running and playing the violin. She appreciates the opportunity to dance with NMBC again this season.

Productions

Romeo and Juliet, Don Quixote, The Nutcracker, Alice in Wonderland, the Choreographer’s Collective, and Spartacus