Rachel (she/her) likes beets, brussels sprouts, bourbon, infographics, action movies, and well-facilitated discussions.
Rachel is an artist, producer, facilitator, "engagement strategist," and advocate/activist based in Washington, DC. As of 2018 (among other things), she's an executive producer with the JUBILEE, a co-convener of the "Deaf Theatre Action Planning Session" (March 2019 through the HowlRound Challenge), mentors arts leaders through the AMA-UK's Audience Diversity Academy, is finishing a play for 4-6year olds and their adult companions about how to talk with children about race, and just wrapped up a two-year relationship as an artistic leader with the DeafBlind Theatre Initiative (also known as the ProTactile Theatre Initiative). She is the Ensemble Director and a co-founder of dog & pony dc. With dog & pony dc, she co-created nearly 20 new plays and interactive experiences. She'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.