Rachelle Scott is French/American and grew up in New York City. She received her dance training from The Alvin Ailey School and Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and the Performing Arts. At the end of her high school studies, she received the Young ARTS/New York Regional Award in Dance and the Eiger Scholarship Award. Rachelle then went to attend The Juilliard School, where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance. After graduating from University, Rachelle became a member of the Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet in New York City, a soloist dancer with Nürnberg Ballett Staatstheater in Germany, and is a current member of Basel Theater in Switzerland. Throughout her dance career, she has danced works by Hofesh Shechter, Sharon Eyal, Alexander Ekman, Ohad Naharin, Cyrstal Pite, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Andonis Foniadakis, Jiří Kylián, among others. Rachelle is a recipient of the Princess Grace Award and Bavarian Arts Prize.