Ballet, Jazz & Contemporary
Rachel Stewart is from Bluffdale, Utah and started dancing at the age of 2. She received the majority of her dance training at Utah Dance artists in the Conservatory program under the direction of Cicily Oldham, Sarah Franco, and Emily Liu. While a member of the program, Rachel was able to compete all over the country and most notably received awards at the Youth America Grand Prix and was accepted to compete in the 2020 World Ballet Competition Finals. In 2021, she was awarded Conservatory Dancer of the Year. In 2022, Rachel started her undergraduate degree in dance at Brigham Young University and joined the Theatre Ballet Studio Company where she has performed in ballets such as Robyn Hood and Swan Lake. In 2023, she had the opportunity to set her own choreography on the company.
Rachel has trained with many professional schools throughout the world including Ballet West, the Bolshoi Ballet Academy, and Accademia Teatro Alla Scala. Rachel started her teaching journey in 2021 and has loved sharing her love of the art with her students. She is very excited to have the opportunity to teach at UDA this upcoming year!