Formal Biography

Rachel Parish is a theatre director, installation artist, arts educator, and community organizer. Recent stage productions include Throw Me on the Burnpile and Lights Me Up (Atlanta) and Manifesting Destiny (London). With specialties in directing, devising and dramaturgy for new plays, her work has taken place in the UK, Ireland, China, Switzerland, the USA, Croatia,…

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Some things I feel and believe

I love plays that make you feel, that make you think, that make you work as an audience member to understand yourself better.  I like joy and mistakes; exquisitely fought for failures; a human machine operating at full-tilt. I believe music and image and movement and silence are all texts that can be wrought with…

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What this means

I create and direct plays. I design and implement placemaking initiatives. I teach, hold residencies and create curricula. I organize communities and lead them in creative social practice art projects. I listen.  I ask questions.  I find connections.  

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