Rachel is a three-time grant recipient for her artistic work. She is the co-founder of Forefront Pictures, a production company highlighting women on camera and behind the scenes. Her projects include THE SPECTRUM OF TRUTH, which received the 2018 and 2020 DCA Art Fund Grant award. Her first feature, URBAN FARMERS received the 2014 DCA Premier Grant and online worldwide distribution. She holds an MA in Educational Theatre in Colleges and Communities from NYU. While at NYU, she spent a summer studying theatre at Trinity College, Dublin. Her past acting credits include, THE SPECTRUM OF TRUTH, HEAR THEM ROAR, THE MIRACLE WORKER, SIAMESE CYCLE, 17 TO MIDNIGHT, and THE 7 DAY DIARY. Rachel studied acting at NYU, The Lee Strasberg Institute and AMDA. After graduating AMDA, she attended The New School for Public Engagement. She is a member of SAG-AFTRA-AEA. Aside from her artistic work, Rachel has worked for several years as an art educator across many populations in theater arts, movement, and acting on film.