Rachel (she) likes beets and brussels sprouts, dogs, the color pink, action films, infographics, and well-facilitated discussions.
Rachel is a director, playwright, producer, "engagement strategist," and advocate/activist based in Washington, DC. As of 2019 (among other things), Rachel’s writing and co-writing a number of new plays that address undoing racism, a core producer with the JUBILEE, a co-convener of the "Deaf Theatre Action Planning Session" (March 2019 through the HowlRound Challenge), a mentor to arts administrators through the AMA-UK's Audience Diversity Academy, and will direct The Diary of Anne Frank in February 2020 at The Rose Theater of Omaha, NE. Rachel is a co-founder of dog & pony dc, a hearing and Deaf devised theatre ensemble, with whom she co-created nearly 20 new plays and interactive experiences over the past 11-years. Rachel's responsible for launching Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company’s “connectivity” initiative and served as the first Connectivity Director. She was a member of HowlRound’s National Advisory Council for five years. In her spare time, she practices yoga, reads non-fiction, and hikes.