Rae Toledo is the Lead Master Trainer for The Blanks’ DANCE IT OUT® Fitness format.
Rae received her degree in theatre from the University of Maryland, and studied with the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, England. She began her performing career at the age of eleven, opposite the legendary Bob Hope in a USO Special. After college, she went on to originate the role of Patrice in the award-winning play Lagniappe at the prestigious Washington Kennedy Center in Washington DC. She toured with the Broadway musical Miss Saigon (eventually being offered the role of Associate Director and Dance Captain), and played the role of Annie in the Los Angeles company of CHICAGO: The Musical.
Rae has various TV and film roles under her belt, including guest appearances on “Rita Rocks,” “CSI’ and “The Unit.” She was also the host of the childrens’ TV show “Kidz on Location.” She had leading roles in both award winning films, “An Immigrant Girl’s Journey” and “ADOBO.”
The span of Rae’s choreography experience is quite wide- she has worked with children as young as three, and as old as ninety-three. Rae has worked with multiple college, NBA and NFL dance teams, as well as a wide array of artists, including: Jennifer Lopez, Jessica Simpson, Brian Mcknight, 98 Degrees, N*SYNC, Nelly, The Black-Eyed Peas, Liza Minelli and Stevie Wonder. Her work has been featured in videos, multiple NFL halftime shows, and the world famous Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. She most recently was given multiple awards for her choreography in DREAMGIRLS and NINE. With Dance It Out®, Rae has been featured on television, and in four of their fitness DVDs.
Rae is known for her challenging-but nurturing and SUPER-FUN teaching style, and- whether you have a TON of dance experience or NONE- she can’t wait to bring out the dance super-star in all of you!
From the moment she walked into Billy and Sharon’s class years ago, she knew she had found her family. She is so extremely honored, humbled, grateful and PROUD to be continuing this amazing journey with them at Blanks Studios!
RAE'S CLASSES AT BLANKS STUDIOS