Rachel received her M.F.A. in Theatre and Drama (Costume Design) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her B.S. in Theatre (Design/Production) from Illinois State University. She was the Assistant Costume Designer for Taming of the Shrew and Pericles at the Illinois Shakespeare Festival and served as a Costumer's Assistant at Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL.
Most recently Rachel designed costumes for University Theatre's (UW-Madison) new modern adaptation of The Imaginary Invalid by Arrie Callahan. She also completed a semester-long fabric modification course with Deborah Dryden (author of Fabric Painting and Dyeing for the Theatre) and served as her assistant designer for the costumes of Into the Woods.
Rachel is delighted to join the faculty at Baylor University and looks forward to the upcoming season!