"Macbeth" photo by Will Cecil
Rachel Weekley's movement directing style is deeply founded on group dynamics and devising.
Guiding through techniques from Neutral Mask Work and Viewpoints and even Martial Arts to explore and develop the physical life of the piece and the characters.
Weekley believes that play and joy are some of our greatest tools to delving into our deepest most grounded movement styles. Connecting the breath, the body, the text and each other to create truly engaging group work.
Rachel Weekley began movement directing in the summer of 2019 with Step1 Theatre Project's production of "Mahogany Brown and the Case of the Disappearing Kid" which would be later be remounted for the NYC Frigid Fest.
They then went on to movement direct for Vulcan Theatre Company's production of Macbeth in March 2020.
Most recently they movement directed "Holy Ghost People"
performed at The Brick and Directed by Robert Malbrough