Rachel Lancaster and Alexander Savoth


Alexander Savoth of Swarthmore and Rachel Lancaster of New Hope, Pa., were married on Friday, September 22, 2017 at Waterloo Village in Stanhope, N.J.

Brothers Nate Savoth and Evan Savoth served as Best Men. Other groomsmen included Alex’s fellow Strath Haven High School Class of 2005 members Michael Murray and Trevor Adams.

Rachel’s sister, Moriah Lancaster, held the duties of Maid of Honor, and Wei-Wei Weintraub, Emily Mastropietro, and Jennifer Bachar were bridesmaids.

The eclectic outdoor ceremony began with a performance by an aerialist to the music of a string trio. Gusten Rudolph, SHHS Class of 2009, played drums with a jazz trio during the cocktail hour.

The bride, now Rachel Savoth, is an aerials instructor at Philadelphia School of Circus Arts and a professional aerialist and circus arts performer. With an early background in classical ballet, Rachel graduated from The University of the Arts with a degree in Theater. She performs as an aerialist at festivals, conventions, concerts, and art shows in many localities, including Philadelphia, Boston, and Denver. Her parents, Kim and Sara Lancaster reside in Littleton, Col.

A graduate of Syracuse University with a degree in Film Art, Alex is an instructional technology specialist at Haverford College. He is a songwriter and lead singer of the band Stereo League. Alex is the son of John and Nancy Savoth of Swarthmore.

The couple is planning a honeymoon in Thailand. They reside in West Philadelphia.

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