Rachel Park is a Los Angeles based director, writer, and nonprofit professional interested in connecting storytellers and educators working across creative disciplines. Recent projects include Honor by Suzanne Bocanegra at the Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, The Wolves at CalArts, Hecuba at the Stella Adler Hollywood, and upsTate, a new play merging documentary film and performance by Jessica Barrett Denison. She is currently developing an interdisciplinary adaptation of post-apocalyptic vignettes exploring artifact, song, and how we grieve the things we've lost and left behind.
As a producer and artistic collaborator, Park has worked with Center Theater Group, The Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, Los Angeles Performance Practice, Page 73 Productions, and CalArts Center for New Performance. She has also worked as a show writer and production coordinator on various themed entertainment projects, developing location based shows and immersive attractions around the world.
From 2016-2021, Ms. Park worked as the Assistant Director of Admissions for the School of Theater at CalArts. She currently serves as the Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives at Occidental College. She holds an MFA in Directing from California Institute of the Arts, a BFA in Theatre Arts from Boston University, and is an alumna of Directors Lab West. Rachel was born and raised in San Antonio, TX.