Rachel Donahue graduated from Boston University’s College of Fine Arts School of Theatre, and has moved back to New York - the city that initially sparked her creative ambition. Along with receiving her BFA in Theatre Arts in 2016, she also graduated from the Accademia Dell’Arte in Arezzo, Italy, where she learned the foundations of Physical Theatre and Comedy. Training from Accademia Dell’Arte and Boston University includes the Linklater Method for Voice and Speech, practices of Grotowski and Stanislavski, Commedia Dell’Arte and mask work, Laban Movement Analysis, the Alexander technique, Musical Theatre, Theatre Production, Writing, and more.
Rachel’s training also extends beyond BU, and into NYC where she has taken classes at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting and with the Atlantic Theatre Company. Her favorite Theatrical credits include “Christina” in Red Light Winter, “The Duchess” in The Duchess of Malfi, and originating the role of “Sue McGovern” in the ArtsImpulse nominated production of The Whitmores.
Favorite film credits include "Toyah' in Ferdia Mac Anna's Dannyboy, “Jill” in the webseries Drama and “Devon the Waitress” in the film All in Time. As of now, Rachel also just wrapped a feature film, Major Arcana, which was shot in rural Vermont. She looks forward to her new life in New York and involving herself in theatre, studio work, and projects that shed light on the human condition. Rachel will begin filming the feature, 'For the Good of the Child' in Ireland in 2019.