Rachel Hutzenbiler is a recent graduate from East Carolina University where she received degrees in Theatre Education and Vocal Performance. Rachel was part of ECU’s Storybook Theatre and performed for youth audiences all over Eastern NC. Shows Rachel has been in include “The Velveteen Rabbit” “The Just So Stories” and “Stories from Around the World” as well as several short plays for young audiences.  Rachel has been highly involved in technical theatre including costuming, lighting, stage management and make up for shows such as “Rent”, “Reefer Madness”, “The Giver”, and “Jungle Book” Over the past two years she has been a freelance special effects makeup artist.

Rachel is very excited to be back in Northern Virginia working for Not Just Dance. She recently was the director for Elf The Musical Jr. She is the lead instructor for the Technical Theatre classes. In addition, Rachel worked with students as an Asst Director/Asst Choreographer for Arthur in the Urkloids (an Aliens in the Castle original series production), Cabaret Gone Wrong, Mulan and Xanadu. Rachel works with area elementary students as the primary teacher for many of the Not Just Dance After School Programs. Rachel is also working on Alice in Wonderland, Newsies, Wizard of Oz and Madagascar.