Rachel Santos

Rachel has been dancing since age 5 and has been performing in musical theatre since age 13. She has studied jazz, ballet, modern, tap, hip-hop, and folk dances. In addition to choreographing for the dance and musical theatre stage, Rachel has also choreographed for roller and ice skating competitions. In 2003, she graduated from San José State University in California with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance with a minor in Musical Theatre. There she earned the Haws Award for Excellence in Performance.


Bachelor of Arts, Dance (Haws Award for Excellence in Performance)& Minor in Musical Theater: San Jose State University, San José, CA

Dance: Jazz, Ballet, Tap, modern, Hip-Hop, Ballroom
Voice: Broadway voice technique and presentation

Selection of performances:

  • Joseph and his technicolor Dreamcoat: Palo Alto Players, Palo Alto, CA
  • Company: San José State University (SJSU), San José, CA
  • Some Like It Hot: Cabrillo Stage, Aptos, CA Honk! Beaky/Ensemble Cabrillo Stage, Aptos, CA Gypsy
  • Gypsy: Merced Center for the Performing Arts (MCPA), Merced, CA
  • 42nd Street
  • Chess
  • A Chorus Line
  • Brigadoon


  • Jazz Dance 2006-present – Founder, Artistic Director, Instructor: Cadance, Montréal, QC Dance
  • Productions 2007, ’09, ’10, ’12 – Jazz Dance Choreography: KlaXson, Montréal, QC
  • Dance Recitals 2009-’12 – Jazz Dance Choreography: Powell School of Dance, Cornwall, ON
  • Semi-Annual Dance Concerts 2001-2003 – Modern Dance Chore graphy eo: SJSU, San José, CA
  • Jazz Dance 1997 – Conservatory Program Instructor: MCPA, Merced, CA
  • Musical Theatre Productions 1995-1998 – Asst. Choreographer: Y.E.S. Co ompany, Modesto, CA