Rachel Pritzlaff '09
Hometown: New York, NY
Rachel Pritzlaff is a performer, educator, and the executive director of two nonprofit organizations. She began her career with Raja Feather Kelly and the feath3r theory as a performer and company manager in 2013 before being named the Executive Director of New Brooklyn Theatre (merged with the feath3r theory) in 2018. As a performer with the feath3r theory, Rachel has originated roles in each of the company’s evening-length works since 2013. In 2016, Rachel founded Rivertown Dance Academy, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, which she currently serves as Founding Executive Director. Built upon the belief that arts education should be accessible to all, Rivertown Dance Academy provides need-based financial aid to a quarter of its students (www.rivertowndanceacademy.org
). Rachel holds a BA with honors in Gender and Women's Studies and Dance from Connecticut College.