FOUNDER + Artistic Director
Inspiring people to discover their creative genius and grow artistically is Rachel's passion and life's work. She started INK Theater for the youngest among us to learn that they have unlimited potential to do extraordinary things. As an educator for the past 20 years, Rachel has written innovative curriculum and developed progressive educational programs (and pioneered a school!), coached individuals and classes of all ages in music, theater, and - her favorite - musical theater, and has traveled the globe bringing the hope and joy that only music and theater can bring to even the remotest villages in Africa. Rachel holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music and Master of Music with an educational focus from University of Wisconsin.
Acting Coach + Stage manager
Erin is a Los Angeles based actor with a background in screen acting. She specializes in character development and script work, teaching the kids specific exercises and techniques that equip them with the tools needed to analyze their scripts and develop their characters. Erin loves helping kids grow in their skills as actors and encouraging character exploration through INK’s process. She’s looking forward to what they will create this season!
creativity coach + Administrative assistant
Brenna relocated to Los Angeles three years ago to pursue a career in the music industry. Fascinated with the creative process and in the midst of refining her own, she crossed paths and fell in love with INK. Nanny by day and songwriter by all other hours of the day, Brenna loves helping kids grow in confidence with creativity and imaginative play.
dance + movement coach
Elizabeth is a Texas-born actress and dancer now based in Los Angeles. When she’s not hustling to an audition, she enjoys spending her time teaching movement skills in organizations like INK that are making a positive and effective impact in their communities!