Walks of Life
Rachel's new auditory play, "Konstantin," is featured in Episode Two of Walks of Life by Blindspot Collective. Commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse as part of their Digital WOW programming, Walks of Life is a series of auditory plays where "participants experience the performance while walking independently through their own neighborhoods, and...are introduced to characters and stories that might be unfolding in the homes around them."
The Winter's Tale
Rachel is music directing a multi-disciplinary, socially-distanced production of The Winter's Tale with a neurodiverse ensemble of teenagers from across the U.S. Part of NYU's Looking for Shakespeare program, the production will have its livestream premiere at the end of July.
Last Night in Town
After several successful workshop productions in New York and California, Rachel and her collaborators are working on an updated version of Last Night in Town–an immersive song-cycle based on the music of Ben Folds.
Rachel spent most of 2019 exploring the Caribbean while playing Rosie, 1/3 of the Dynamos, on Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas.
The Phenomenon of the Acting Bug
Rachel recently completed her Ph.D. in Educational Theatre from NYU with her dissertation, "The Phenomenon of the Acting Bug: Interrogations of Self-Identification and Career Decision-Making Processes of Professional Actors."
My Other Job
Rachel was awarded "Best Director" at NYSummerfest for her work on My Other Job. The play, co-written by Rachel and Cali Moore, was nominated for 7 awards including Best Play. My Other Job has been published in Arts Praxis Journal.
Rachel's first short film, "Micro", was an official selection of Cinewest's Women Media Arts and Film Festival in Sydney, Australia. The film enjoyed its World Premiere in Sydney Olympic Park. Watch the film here.
Two Noble Kinsmen
Rachel served as music director for this original adaptation as part of NYU's Looking for Shakespeare program, using her unique arrangements of all the best 90s tunes to enhance the romance, angst, humor and horror of this classic work.