New York City Ballet: Corps de Ballet (2015-present)
Rachel Hutsell was born in Houston, Texas. She began her dance training at Allegro West Academy of Dance at the age of six and trained under the direction of Catriona Steel from September 2003 to May 2012.
She attended the summer course at the School of the American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet, in 2012, and enrolled as a full-time student the following fall term.
In August 2015, she became an apprentice with NYCB. As an apprentice with the company, Ms. Hutsell originated corps roles in Kim Brandstrup’s Jeux and Justin Peck’s The Most Incredible Thing. In August 2016, she joined the company as a member of the corps de ballet.
Rachel Hutsell, New York City Ballet
New York City Ballet’s Rachel Hutsell Is Turning Heads in the Corps, Pointe Magazine
Push for Diversity in Ballet Turns to Training the Next Generation, The New York Times
The Misty Effect: Rachel Hutsell, Corps de Ballet, New York City Ballet, Dance Spirit Magazine
NYC Ballet Screen Test: Rachel Hutsell, New York City Ballet
Inside Our Cover Shoot With NYCB’s Rachel Hutsell, Pointe Magazine