Rachel Graf Evans is a writer and theatre artist most interested in the telling of forgotten and silenced stories.
Rachel Graf Evans grew up in in Baltimore, Jerusalem, and Jakarta, before attending Quaker boarding school in Westtown, PA. After one year in the musical theatre performance training program at NYU - CAP21, she transferred to Oberlin College. She graduated from Oberlin with High Honors BA in Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies, as well as a BA in theatre, for the writing and composition of Vessel: A New Musical. RGE currently serves as the Dramatists Guild Regional Young Ambassador for Atlanta, is a member of Working Title Playwrights, and recently completed a Playwright Apprenticeship at Horizon Theatre Company.
Prior to Atlanta, RGE spent four years in NYC working in various capacities (including as playwright, producer, props designer, and/or 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.
She is an Associate Member of the NYC women's barbershop chorus Sirens of Gotham.
Recent Playwriting Credits
The Handmaid Rhiannon
Directed by Corey Bradberry
Featuring Kaisha Marlow and Maggie Dillon
as part of the Apprentice Company One-Act Play Festival @ Horizon Theatre Company
(If You Don't Know) The Pledge
Directed by Anna Richardson
Featuring Brittany L. Smith, Barbara Smith-Washington, Sarah Beth Moseley, Odin McEvoy, Mary Russell, and Ben Barlow
as part of the 6th Annual Atlanta One Minute Play Festival, Producing Artistic Director Dominic D'Andrea