Rachel grew up in Chicago, where throughout childhood she performed as a ballet dancer and musician at venues such as the Auditorium Theatre, Grant Park and Orchestra Hall. After receiving an M.F.A. from the University of Washington’s Professional Actor Training Program in Seattle, Rachel moved to New York and worked extensively in Regional Theatre and Off-Broadway. Since returning to her hometown, Rachel has been happily working in TV, film and theatre. Recent credits include a guest star on NBC's “Chicago Med” and shows at Profiles Theatre and Shattered Globe.