NY Actress / Director Rachel Maddock Joins TRC!

RACHEL MADDOCK is a New York-based actress, director and educator, with impressive credits in each. She has performed in New York City theater and film productions of As You Like It, Macbeth, Scrambled Eggs, Hair of the Dog, Prime Intentions, Family of Horrors, Hecuba, The Shadow Box, The Seagull, After the Fall, and Romeo and Juliet; and in film productions of Love That Kid, Melody Next Door, and Ghost Child. Her other acting credits include Marat/Sade, A Child’s Christmas in Wales, The Skin of Our Teeth, Steps in Time at the 1840’s House: Living History Museum of Baltimore, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. In addition, her directing and producing credits include Bye, Bye Birdie, How the Grinch Stole the Holidays, Yo-Yo, Where the Wild Things Are and Shakespeare’s As You Like It. Most recently, Rachel wrote and directed the play, I Am Esther for student production in Teaneck, NJ.

A certified English and Theater teacher, Rachel has held faculty positions in NYC at the Repertory H.S. for Theatre Arts, Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics, and William H. Carr J.H.S, where she taught both English and Drama and collaborated with The Creative Arts Team and WNYE Teen Talk Radio/After School Violence Prevention Program, The Roundabout Theatre, American Place Theatre and The Children’s Aid Society. She is currently the Program Director and instructor for the Ridgefield Park Board of Recreation After-School Drama Program.

Rachel holds a B.F.A. in Acting and an M.A. in Educational Theatre from NYU.  She has studied at the Circle in the Square Theatre School (NYU), The Baltimore School for the Arts – Performing and Visual Arts H.S., and Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. Her continuing and post-graduate studies in New York include Advanced Acting Technique, Improvisation, and Clown at The Michael Howard Studios; Improvisation at Upright Citizens Brigade; Shakespeare with Joanne Zipay of The Judith Shakespeare Company; Classical Piano and Voice at Turtle Bay Music School; Jazz Dance and Ballet at New Dance Group, Broadway Dance Center and Musical Theatre Works. She is a member of both Actor’s Equity and the Screen Actors Guild.

We are so proud to announce that as of our Fall 2017 semester, Rachel will be sharing her love of theater with our students here at The Ridgewood Conservatory, teaching private Acting lessons and directing TRC’s Acting for the Stage! workshop and future acting programs.

Call Warren Carr at 201-612-6686 to join our Acting for the Stage! workshop or private acting lessons with Rachel!