Rachel Graf Evans is a writer and theatre artist currently based in Philadelphia, PA, where she is pursuing her MFA as a member of the inaugural cohort for Musical Theatre Collaboration at Temple University.
From 2016-2018, RGE created in Atlanta where she was a co-winner of the 2018 Essential Playwriting Award for Georgia Playwrights for her play BUILT TO FLOAT, as well as a recipient of the Ethel Woolson Lab at Working Title Playwrights for her play PHEROMONE. During her Atlanta tenure, she served as the Dramatists Guild Regional Young Ambassador for Atlanta, the Alliance Theatre's 2017-18 Literary Intern (where she was the Office Referee of the Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition), and a 2016-17 Playwright Apprentice at Horizon Theatre Company. She has studied playwriting with Jacqueline Goldfinger, Addae Moon, Arlene Hutton, Edith Freni, and Caroline Jackson-Smith.
She is proud member of the Atlanta Playwright Development organization Working Title Playwrights and the Dramatists Guild.
Prior to Atlanta, RGE spent four years in NYC working in various capacities (including as playwright, producer, props designer, and performer) with New Georges, LCT3 at Lincoln Center, PowerOutNYC, Hot Pepper Theatre, York Theatre Company, Fresh Fruit Festival and Theatre for the New City's Dream Up Festival, as well as singing with the competitive women’s barbershop chorus Sirens of Gotham.
Graduate of Oberlin College (High Honors, Theatre/Gender, Sexuality, & Feminist Studies) and Westtown School.