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Rachel Swenson

Utah Division of Arts & Museums (UDAM) teaching artist.

Rachel Swenson is passionate about promoting dance in public and pri- vate schools. Mrs. Swenson has a BFA in Modern Dance and a MEd in Ed- ucation, both from the University of Utah. She is a licensed Idaho k-8 teacher. She has presented for and taught at many schools in grades pre- kindergarten through twelfth in Utah and Idaho.
Mrs. Swenson has presented for Idaho’s Arts Powered Schools, West Ada School District, EduFest, the Utah State Office of Education, Dance and Child  International,  Utah  Arts  Council’s  Arts  Networking  Conferences, and the National Dance Education Organization’s conference in Washing- ton D.C. She has performed professionally in various venues in Utah. She was a guest performer for Ririe Woodbury Dance Company.   She per- formed for choreographer, Jim Moreno for Paradigm Dance Project, and the Proving Ground Dance Company.
Mrs.  Swenson  was as an  Art  Works  for  Kids teaching  artist for seven years and taught creative dance through the University of Utah’s Virginia Tanner Dance Arts in Education program and studio program.  She taught dance and visual art at Christine Donnell School of the Arts in Boise, Ida- ho  for  five years.  Mrs. Swenson  is a  current teaching artist for  Idaho Commission on the Arts and the Utah Arts Council, and president of the Idaho Dance Education Organization (state affiliate to the National Dance Education Organization). She is also the current middle school dance spe- cialist at I

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  1. Hi, Rachel,

    You presented at a UELMA conference I chaired years ago. I am now with the Kaysville – Fruit Heights Museum, having retired from school teaching.

    Fawn Morgan


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