Rachael Nanyonjo is a Ugandan British choreographer, director, movement director and creative consultant working in the U.K. and internationally.
Rachael holds a BA Honours in Dance Studies Roehampton University and a Masters in choreography from Middlesex University. Rachael is a One Dance UK Trailblazer Fellow in addition to being a British Council & Arts Council Artists intentional fund recipient. She recently worked as the associate director on Disney’s award-winning musical Newsies that premiered in London for the first time December 2022. She is creative consultant for the Old Vic community and development projects and her work spans from Opera, film, tv, theatre and dance. She movement directed the Olivier award nominated Westend Hit & Broadway Transfer Misty By Arinze Kene and is a Black British Theatre Award nominated choreographer. Rachael has just been appointed an associate artist at Bristol School of Acting starting 2022 where she shall be working with their B.A. Honours students to develop their knowledge and skills in theatre, in addition undertaking research and development on new projects with the support of the school.
Mission & Vision
"I believe the arts have a transformative power, which I have experienced first hand in my own life. Therefore, the goal of my work is to provoke thought, inspire change, educate and bring joy." R.N.