|Skills||Dance/Movement, Street Theatre, Facilitation and workshops, ND in Media and HND in Film Operations and Production, model with Assets and Compton Modeling Agencies. MA in Theatre from NUI Maynooth, gym and fitness, presenting for TV and educational videos. Member of Giant Wolf Playback Theatre, Ex singer with folk metal band Cruachan and Spoken Word Artist.|
|Accents||New York/ California / Dublin / Midlands Irish / Scottish / RP / Bristol / London.|
Rachel is an Irish film, TV and theatre actress.
Rachel began her theatre training at 15 with Kildare Youth Theatre and Crooked House Theatre Company where she has worked with Jillian Bradbury (RADA) on voice, Bonnie McCormack (Formerly of Loose Cannon) on Bio-mechanics, Allison Hollinshead on Puppetry, Mary Duffin on Dance, Playback theatre and Devising, Steve Gunn on Improvisation, Artastic Street Theatre company on Street Theatre, Jolanta Denjenko (National Stary Theatre, Krackov) on Grotowski and Physical Actions, Sansao Maia on Capoeira (Introduction), Karina Power (the Corn Exchange) on Commedia Del Arte and Peter Hussey (Artistic Director of Crooked House Theatre Company) on Image theatre, Character Development, Viewpoints, Shakespeare, Suzuki, Stage Skills and Facilitation.
She has also attended many specialist workshops obtaining a certificate in Theatre of the Oppressed and Forum Theatre with Julian Boal from NUI Galway. She studied Physical theatre and Contact Improvisation with Michele Panella of Teatro Della Limonia, Florence, and studied Media, Film production and performance at Ballyfermot College of Further Education, Dublin.
She worked and toured with TIE company Theatrino for a year in Italy.
In 2014 she completed an MA in Theatre where she studied Viewpoints with Stephanie Courtney, Devising with Antoinette Duffy, Clowning with Raymond Keane (Barabas) and Writing and Directing with Gavin Costick and Jim Culleton (Fishamble). She worked for two years with IrishTV as a writer, researcher and presenter and with Englishlogica creating online educational videos and content. Most recently she has been performing Playback theatre with Giant Wolf Theatre Company and performing spoken word and poetry with Dublin Poetry Brothel.