Raechelle Manalo is a first generation Filipino-American originally from Secaucus, New Jersey. She was a member of the Paul Taylor Teen Ensemble under the direction of Raegan Wood and has attended intensives at One Body One Career, TransFormation/Danse à la Carte, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, and the Graham School. She currently is a senior BFA dance major and arts management minor at SUNY Purchase where she has performed works by Merce Cunningham, José Limón, Joseph Hernandez, and choreographed her own works. She also studied abroad at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts and was given the opportunity to perform work by Susan Peacock. Raechelle is thrilled to be joining the BHdos familia.