Rachel Mehaffey earned her BFA in Dance Performance and Choreography from Elon University in 2015. During her time as a student, she performed repertory by Keigwin + Company, Hedwig Dances, Summation Dance Company, Helen Simoneou Danse, TERRANOVA Dance Theatre, and Michelle Amara Micca. Rachel also performed and trained with the Florence Dance Company in Florence, Italy. While at Elon, Rachel received significant university funding in support of a two-year dance research project that she presented at several conferences, including the 2014 Congress on Research in Dance/Society of Dance History Scholars Conference. Since graduating, Rachel has worked with Renay Aumiller Dances, the Kearns Dance Project, Natalie Marrone and the Dance Cure, Code f.a.d., and the original cast of Raleigh Room Escapes. Rachel also teaches FlyBarre classes at Flywheel Sports in Raleigh.