Driving Forces is a visual, visceral song cycle, investigating “impact”... How does the world reverberate in us, and how can we reverberate back?
Rachel Cohen is a choreographer and performer based in New York City. She studied choreography with mentor Claire Mallardi at Harvard University, and in New York studied dance with Mary Anthony, Bertram Ross, and Carolyn Lord, and mask and clown with Rafael Bianciotto and Mario Gonzales. She is a certified teacher of Ruth Zaporah's Action Theater improvisation. She has performed with Nadine Sures, Sarah Bild and Susanna Hood, Theodora Skipitares, Christopher Caines, Julie Atlas Muz, Ariane Anthony, Le Min Tam, Shua Group, Mary Anthony, Rika Burnham, and Fiona Templeton, and choreographed for Olek, Chelsea Knight, Christine Jowers/Moving Arts Projects, and Peculiar Works. In 2003 Rachel founded movement-theater company Racoco, which fuses quixotic choreography, absurdist visuals, and raw materials in collaboration with performers, artists, and musicians, www.racoco.org. Check her work out on Instagram and Facebook.