Rachael Riggs Leyva

RIGGS LEYVA Rachael

Position: Member

ICKL Treasurer, 2016-2019

Rachael Riggs Leyva is a dance director, notator, scholar, and teacher. She earned her MFA in Dance Directing, and received PhD in Dance and Literacy Studies at The Ohio State University. She holds Advanced Theory and Intermediate Teaching certifications through the Dance Notation Bureau, and is teaching faculty for the Teacher Certification Course in Labanotation. Riggs Leyva notated the first Labanotation score of Trisha Brown’s choreography, a duet from M.O.. Her research explores novel approaches to documenting and archiving dance. Riggs Leyva has taught and staged works from score at The Ohio State University and Denison University.