From Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Rachel grew up nerding out at drama camp and writing her own scripts. She attended Arcadia University outside of Philadelphia, as well as Queen Mary University of London in the UK.
After graduating, Rachel started a the East End Theatre Company, which put up a show in Philadelphia. She also traveled to Ohio to see two of her plays produced before deciding to make the move to NYC.
Since arriving in NYC, Rachel has done theatre, television, and film, as well as watching her own play Say When come to life. She lives in Brooklyn with her boyfriend Cameron and their rescue pitbull, Rue.