BIO

Rachel is a Toronto based writer, actor and comedian. She regularly performs stand up, improv and sketch in Toronto and around North America. 

 

Her original pilot Nerotica was chosen as a MIPTV Official Selection for the Drama Pitch Category and for CBC Relief Funding. Rachel competed in the Devil Cup Comedy Competition in New York where she came 3rd overall and opened for Judah Friedlander. Previous to that, she performed at the Dallas Comedy Festival, the Milwaukee Comedy Festival, the San Diego Comedy Festival, Seattle Highlarious Comedy Festival, and many more. 

 

Rachel is also a playwright, having received critical acclaim for her one act plays awarded Honourable Mention in the Saxton Playwrighting Competition. Her play 7 Minutes in Heaven was presented as part of the 10 minute play festival called the blackShow at the InspiraTO Festival, where it won Best Play of the festival, People’s Choice, and Best Performance by a Female Actor. 

 

Rachel is also a copywriter, freelance writer, script writer and script supervisor. She completed the Web Series Incubator with Women On Screen out of VICE Toronto. She writes for NOW Toronto, Parton and Pearl Bellesa, Lady Spike as well as several production companies, including Loco Motion Pictures. You can catch Rachel’s podcast Tarts and Craft with fellow comedian Melanie Dahling on the Sonar Network. Her webseries, Comedians Getting High and Watching Hallmark Movies (or Highhallmark on socials) is premiering in the coming weeks, the trailer has already attracted almost 10,000 views in a few days. 

 

As an actor, she has appeared in several commercials in Toronto and the U.S, including Visionworks, No Name and BMO, as well as in What We Do In The Shadows Season 2 and WAYNE on YoutubeRED. 

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