Raised in Omaha, Nebraska, Rachel is thrilled to join Respect as an Actor/Educator after studying child psychology at Iowa Western Community College in 2007. In 2012, Rachel began her artistic theater career when performing in Hairspray, and has since then been in various productions like All Night Strut, and Caroline, or Change at Omaha Community Playhouse. She has continued to perform in various children’s productions like Tarzan, Mary Poppins, and Little Mermaid at The Rose Theater. She is now a youth theater teaching artist, and dance instructor at The Rose Theater.