Rachael Hulse is a dance teacher, choreographer, and performer based in Austin, Texas, originally from Lenexa, KS. She attained her B.F.A. in Dance Performance from the Conservatory of Music and Dance at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
In addition to being Executive Director of Dance Waterloo, Rachael is currently a member of Verge Dance Company based in Austin, under the direction of Hannah Bacon-Brightwell, and Bluebird: Uncaged, a project based dance collective based in Atlanta, GA, under the direction of Rebekah Diaddigo.
Along with choreographing for Dance Waterloo, she has had the privilege of setting works on Bluebird: Uncaged. These works have all premiered in Panama City, Panama, where Hulse travels to teach, perform and serve each summer. Rachael is honored and excited to continue in this second season of Dance Waterloo, crafting movement inspired by this great city, and sharing it with this community.