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Rachael Whitworth

Performing Lines WA, Producer WA, Australia www.performinglineswa.org.au

Biography

Rachael joined Performing Lines in 2011 from Spare Parts Puppet Theatre, where she was working as an Associate Producer during the lead up to the 20th UNIMA Congress and World Puppetry Festival. Trained at VCA, Rachael began her career as a dancer with the West Australian Ballet. She worked with Buzz Dance Theatre for three years as a contemporary dancer, teacher, choreographer and between 1998-2000 worked as an independent dancer on numerous projects before diversifying her practice. She performed and collaborated with Spare Parts Puppet Theatre for nearly a decade and whilst performing, completed a Graduate Diploma in Arts and Entertainment Management at Deakin University in 2000. Working as a producer with Performing Lines, Rachael as she is able to work closely with artists, drawing on her career as an independent practitioner and considerable experience in producing and touring performance.