Rachel Yinger joins Columbia Classical Ballet after training at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Graduate Program, Vikor Yeliohin International Academy and Greater Dover Dance Academy. Her summer training included Boston Ballet School, Moscow State Academy of Choreography (Bolshoi Ballet Academy-Russia), Bolshoi Ballet NY, and Kirov Academy of Ballet. In 2012 and 2013 Rachel was a semi-finalist and in 2012 competed in YAGP at the national level in NYC. She has performed in The Nutcracker, Beauty and the Beast, Sleeping Beauty and Le Corsaire. This is Rachel’s first season with Columbia Classical Ballet.