Ballet with Rachel Ensor

from Tue 19 Mar 2024 - Fri 22 Mar 2024
10:00 - 11:30
Please Note:
No external footwear allowed in studio. Shoe covers can be provided at reception if requested.
Dance House
€5 DI Students / €7 DI Members / €10 Non-members / Member 10 Class Card €50
Professional / Advanced
Rachel Ensor

Class description

The class will be created with a sense of flow and use of body, focused on style, musicality, performance and aimed to help maintain and strengthen dancers technique.



Training: Born in Dublin, Rachel started her training at the Debbie Allen School of Dance and was also a member of the Irish National Youth Ballet. Whilst there she performed as a soloist in Cork City Ballet's Le Corsaire. At the age of 16, Rachel went on to study full time at Doreen Bird College.

Theatre: Since graduating, Rachel has played the role of Dance Captain/Ensemble in We Will Rock You (Royal Caribbean). Swing in Bodyguard das Musical (Cologne Theatre Dom, Germany). Dance Captain/Swing in Sinatra: The Man & His Music (London Palladium), Pauline, Assistant Dance Captain in West Side Story (UK Tour). Swing, Understudy/ Alternate Baby and Understudy Mrs Schumacher in Dirty Dancing (Aldwych Theatre). Ballet ensemble in Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty's Theatre). Victoria the White Cat in Cats (UK & European tour). Cora Longbottom in The Revenge of Sherlock Holmes (Hoxton Hall). Ensemble, Understudy Fairy in Jack and the Beanstalk, Qdos (Grand Opera House, Belfast). Ensemble in Robinson Crusoe, Qdos (Birmingham Hippodrome). Ensemble in Aladdin, Qudos (Grand Opera House Belfast). Soloist and Ballet Mistress for NeoBallet (The Place), and has performed in Le Corsaire, Giselle and Sleeping Beauty with Cork City Ballet. Rachel has also performed in the June Rodgers Christmas Show and Putting on the Ritz with John Nolan (DWTS). Rachel is due to join the cast of Blonde Bombshell and return to the June Rodgers Christmas Show later this year.

Other credits: Most recently Rachel was Dance Captain/Ensemble in the Disney movie ‘Disenchanted’ due to be released in 2022. She has also appeared in The King Of Soho, BBC HD Ident, Myleene Klass Nails Commercial, has performed on The Alan Tictchmarsh Show (ITV), Children in Need (BBC), Sports Relief, and was an NHS 'Swing Out Sister' in the 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony, London.