Rachel Hipszer grew up in Hershey, PA where she was a competitive gymnast, finding aerial arts in 2008. In 2011 she moved to Columbia, SC to pursue a degree in Marine Science and Statistics. While in college, she was accepted into a local circus troupe, performing with them for 5 years. In 2016 she was accepted into NECCA's intensive program and moved to Brattleboro, Vermont focusing on hand-balancing and aerial fabric.
Since then, she has stayed in Brattleboro, coaching and performing with troupes such as Nimble Arts, Bindlestiff Family Cirkus, Boston Circus Guild, and Wunderle's Big Top Adventures.