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Rachel is a Toronto based writer, actor and comedian. She headlined Just For Laughs 42 in Toronto and will be featured in her own episode of Season 5 of The New Wave of Stand Up on CBC.

Rachel tours across the country, opening for headliners like Jared Freid, Pinky Patel, Judah Freidlander, Sheba Mason and more. She performed in JFL Vancouver, JFL42 and competed in the SheDevil and Devil Cup Comedy Competitions in NYC where she finished in the top 3. She's also performed at the Dallas Comedy Festival, the Milwaukee Comedy Festival, the San Diego Comedy Festival, Seattle Highlarious Comedy Festival, and many more. 

Rachel writes for TV and film. She has worked in project development with Debbie Liebling (Pen15) and Sam Raimi. She writes features for TUBI, with Marvista and Neshama Entertainment. Her original series Nerotica, was chosen as a MIPTV Official Selection for the Drama Pitch Category, Top 10 Selection of the Stage32 Comedy Competition and for CBC Relief Funding.  


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 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 web series, 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 many commercials in Toronto and the U.S, including Visionworks, Interac, NerdWallet, the viral No Name campaign and Molson, as well as in What We Do In The Shadows Season 2 and WAYNE on Amazon Prime.


Contact her agent here:

Carlie Baxter

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