Rachel Hynes

Actor and Performance Artist in Washington, DC

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"You Have Made a Story on My Skin,"
September 16-October 1

About:
I create original devised performance and experimental theatre that smashes convention and inspires connection. It often walks the fine line between the sacred and the profane. I also help others bring their new works to fruition in intelligent, interesting ways.

I am also a Producing Playwright with The Welders, an Artistic Associate with banished? productions and a 2016 Recipient of a DCCAH's Artist Fellowship and winner of the 2016 Larry Neal Writers Award for Dramatic Writing.

Stuff I Did in 2015/16:

Understudied for Adventure Theatre's "A Lump of Coal for Christmas", Directed by Holly Twyford

Performed in children's show, "The Little Crane and the Long Journey", Directed by Hope Villanueva

Directed Kaiser Permanente's Anti-Bullying piece, "Rise."

Devised/Directed "Bonnie and Clyde" with the ART Company at National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts

Devised/Performed, Tyger, with banished? productions REVEIW HERE.

Devised/Performed, "Half Life (a zombie love letter for no one)" at the Mead Theatre Lab.

Performed, T Party, Forum Theatre, Created by Natsu Onoda Power

Performed "Just Put It Behind You," durational performance about guns and public health will be included in Index 2013, a catalogue of American performance art.

Finished two years as a judge on the Helen Hayes New Play Panel.

  • Education
    • MFA, Lecoq Based Actor Created Theater, Naropa University at LISPA