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Meet Rachael Sutherland, ArtStream’s New Program Manager!

Rachael’s most recent positions were as Marketing Manager for Divine Dance Institute (DDI) in Washington, DC, where she also taught, performed, and serves on the Board of Directors. Prior to that she organized national audition tours and managed the Summer Intensive Program for the Kirov Academy Ballet. She continues to expand her skills as a student in Goucher College’s Masters of Arts in Arts Administration program (designed to be completed while working full time).  

Rachael is experienced in project management, interpersonal communications, public relations, scheduling, contracting, event coordination, and outreach. She adapted DDI’s programs for virtual learning. She is resourceful, reliable, and strategic. As a Teaching Artist, performer, and choreographer, she will bring a creative collaborative approach to her work. Rachael is passionate about building bridges between the arts and business. 

Rachael’s references told us she is hard working, responsible, takes initiative, respects confidentiality, and is a true team player. She is a leader who has an ability to work individually and collaboratively, is good at creative problem solving, and very organized. She has a strong commitment to excellence. 

Rachael has a BA in Dance Business with a Marketing Minor from Anderson University, and expects to graduate from Goucher College with a Master of Arts in Arts Administration in 2023. 

We asked Rachael a few questions to get to know her better. 

What gets you out of bed every morning?  

The nose of my one-year-old Labrador mix, Chase. 

Are you an early bird or a night owl? 

Night owl. 

What is your proudest career moment and why? 

Creating and producing an hour length dance performance. It was satisfying to see an idea in my head actually come to fruition. 

What energizes you at work? 

Music and coffee 

What attributes of ArtStream excite you the most? 

The camaraderie and family I am joining. 

Who has influenced you the most when it comes to how you approach your work? 

My biggest influence has been my mother. She balances being a business woman and seamstress amazingly and I aim to be like her! 

What is your favorite play or musical? 

Cats, hands down! 

Contact Rachael via email at or by phone at 301-830-4588.