Rachael (nickname Rey) has been Acting since she was a child and has always had a strong interest in Art; dedicating herself to Drama and Art classes throughout her Primary and High School years.
Fresh out of High School Rachael began working full-time to help support a family member through a tough time, while putting herself through night classes at TAPAC, The Actors Program Workshop and The Actors Lab. Upon moving to Los Angeles Rachael attended the Pearlman Acting Academy, Bob Corff’s Voice Coaching and The Groundlings Theatre & School.
In between her years studying Acting Rachael also attended an Arts University for Web Development and Design, Graduating as a qualified Web Developer.
Rachael studied under renowned coaches and tutors in New Zealand and Los Angeles, including Larry Moss, Joseph Pearlman, Miranda Harcourt, Peter Feeney, Andrea Kelland, Vicky Yiannoutsos, Sara Wiseman and Fiona Edgar and she is represented by Gail Cowan Management.
Rachael’s career spans Television Drama, Comedy, Film, Web Series’, Commercials, Modeling, Theatre, and Screenwriting. Writing, Producing her own independent works, earning her multiple American Film Festival Awards.
A long-distance Runner and Snowboarder, Rachael recently took a break from these passions, due to a sporting injury. She dedicated this time to developing her screenwriting and has bounced back strongly. Rachael is an active Volunteer Worker, engaged in helping with causes including Human Rights, Environmental issues and Animal Welfare. She has worked as a volunteer / fundraiser for the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation, the SPCA, Coastal Cleanup, the Divine Homeless Project and other foundations.
For all Business Enquiries please contact Gail Cowan Management (NZ, AU and INT).
Photos by Paul Smith and Daniel. W.