Rachel is a Toronto based Set and Costume Designer. Her work has seen several stages and other spaces in and around Toronto including The Shaw Festival, Factory Theatre, Theatre Passe Muraille, Buddies in Bad Times, Tarragon Theatre and a few of Toronto's historic house museums. She has had the pleasure of working with many great companies including Obsidian Theatre, Trey Anthony Productions, Watah Theatre, Video Cabaret, Pro Arte Danze and Canadian Rep Company.
Rachel is interested in the point of intersection of the visual arts and installation world with that of theatre and live performance. She has created costumes for many pieces that combine movement and dance with textual theatre. Rachel has a specific interest in and has been exploring the artistic expressions that are part of the African diaspora.
Rachel is a graduate of Ryerson Theatre School's Performance Production program. She has been mentored closely by Astrid Janson and Obsidian Theatre Company.