Rachel is a theatre director, based in the North West, creating theatre for, and with, a variety of communities and individuals. She is committed to directing and devising theatre which rouses conversation and stimulates social change. Rachel is an experienced director and playwright, with the ability to create bespoke workshops and experiences for diverse groups.
Rachel has extensive experience directing and delivering drama based programmes with a variety of communities, ranging from prisoners, to hard-to-reach young people and adults, young offenders, victims of domestic violence, special needs, university students, actors, schools and more. She is also an associate lecturer at Staffordshire University, leading BA(hons) students through the applied theatre module.
Rachel is artistic director and co-founder of Fine Comb Theatre Company, currently associate artists at Oldham Coliseum Theatre.
She has a first-class honours degree in Performing Arts from The University of Salford. She then went on to complete an MA in Applied Theatre from The University of Manchester.
Rachel regularly works with many fantastic companies in the North West and abroad, including The Lowry Theatre, The Royal Exchange, Oldham Coliseum Theatre, Theatre in Prison and Probation, Safe Ground and many more.