Rachel Karp is a New York-based theater director whose work challenges language, legislation, and the status quo.
She has developed and directed new work through Ars Nova, Mabou Mines, Incubator Arts Project, Actors Theatre of Louisville, The Flea Theater, IRT, Dixon Place, Women Center Stage, SPACE on Ryder Farm, Columbia University's graduate and undergraduate schools, and the Powerhouse and Samuel French Festivals.
Associate and assistant directing credits include productions through Signature Theatre, Young Jean Lee's Theater Company, 13P, The Mad Ones, PearlDamour, Woodshed Collective, and the Humana Festival.
Rachel has worked as a script reader for the Bushwick Starr, the Lark, and the Jewish Plays Project and in the literary offices at Second Stage and Soho Rep.
She has been a Resident Artist at Mabou Mines, a Resident Director at The Flea, a Directing Intern at Actors Theatre of Louisville. She is a member of the Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab.
Currently, Rachel is a John Wells Directing Fellow at Carnegie Mellon University, MFA expected 2019.
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