Corps de Ballet
Rachel Maher began her training at the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet from 1991 to 2002. From there, she went on to study at the San Francisco Ballet School from 2002 to 2004. She attended many summer intensives including ABT Alabama, ABT New York City, and San Francisco Ballet.
While studying at the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, she performed in several Balanchine works including George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™, Divertimento No. 15, Stars and Stripes, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Ms. Maher performed in Don Quixote, Serenade, and Who Cares? during her tenure with San Francisco Ballet.
Ms. Maher joined Pennsylvana Ballet II in 2004. She was promoted to Apprentice in Fall 2006 and to the Corps de Ballet in January 2007. She has performed featured roles in The Sleeping Beauty (Abundance Fairy), George Balanachine’s The Nutcracker™ (lead Marzipan and lead Hot Chocolate) and Raymonda Variations (Variation I), Robert Weiss’ Messiah, Coppélia (Spinner and Prayer variations), Ballo della Regina, and Ben Stevenson’s Cinderella (Autumn Fairy).