MY NAME IS RACHEL
And I've never felt more at home than on a stage...
I don't remember exactly when it hit me, the fact that I wanted to sing, dance and act everyday. But that day, that was a good day because I could not imagine my life without these crucial pieces of my DNA.
My passion for the theatre began at a young age and mostly started from my fascination for music and, specifically, singing. This love only strengthened as I started to perform in my school's productions, enrolled in private performing arts related lessons, and participated in community theatre productions. Eventually this admiration lead to my attendance and graduation from The American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) in New York City.
Since attending AMDA, I have brought the extensive lessons I learned in "The Big City" and curated them to not only fit my work as an actress but also as a director of youth productions. As I've been expanding my resume in the state of Wisconsin, I have been fortunate enough to personally grow through experiences that have put my AMDA education to practice by adding prominent roles such as Eva Peron, Evita, Mary Poppins, Mary Poppins, Eliza Doolite, My Fair Lady, to name a few. Beyond that, I've been even luckier to get to share that knowledge with the actors I work with, specifically as a director/choreographer and educator.
I approach my work in all positions with the belief that the best creative environments are those that embrace organization, solid communication, optimism, collaboration and attention to detail. I especially strive to leave a spark in the young actors I work with to take their skills, knowledge and experiences gained by working on a particular project or production and carry it with them their entire lives.
Every opportunity is a worthy experience. It's an opportunity to work with someone new, network with talented artists, learn interesting insight, and so much more. I am so grateful for the opportunities I have had and the ones yet to come!