After graduating with a BA in Acting from Arts Educational Drama School in London, Rachel worked for many years as an Actress. Her past appearances include Cecily in The Importance of Being Earnest touring and in the West End for Bill Kenwright, Jenny in The Holly & The Ivy No 1 Uk tour for Middle Ground Productions, Rosina in Two Dozen Red Roses at the Mill Theatre at Sonning, Grace in the Philanderer and Fougere in The Four Twins both at the Tabard Theatre, Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing and Kitty in Charleys Aunt at the Gate Theatre, Senora in Commedia D'ell Arte and many seasons for Kent Rep.
Her film and TV credits include Kate in Buzz Show for Prospect Pictures at Channel 4, Molly in The Bill, Sophie in Olympia for Sky, Georgina in Actresses for Cork Films, Sarah in Making Waves for Eden Films. She has also recently worked as a presenter for Inside the Cell for Discovery.
She has taught Drama for many schools in Essex and London both for children and adults. After starting her own family, Rachel decided to combine her love of teaching and acting by opening The Debut School of Performing Arts in Shenfield and Brentwood. Her teaching method is based on building confidence and ability through fun drama games and exercises. Rachel has directed over 20 children's plays and musicals for Debut and ensures each child is given a part that will gently stretch and encourage them.
Rachel holds an Enhanced CRB certificate, St John's first aid certificate and is a member of The Society of Teachers of Speech and Drama. Rachel has successfully completed the NSPCC Program "Child Protection Awareness in Education".