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Rachel Friedman

Program Administrator, Career Development

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Rachel Friedman manages new initiatives and programs to support and prepare students and alumni for sustainable careers in the performing arts field within theundergraduate drama division of Tisch. Rachel earned her B.A. in Theatre and Education from Hampshire College where she specifically studied producing, playwriting, and how theatre can be used as a tool in K-12 education.

Rachel has worked in the education department at several different theatrical organizations including Manhattan Theatre Club, Roundabout Theatre Company, and Theatre for a New Audience. She has worked with a variety of audiences including students of all ages, creative professionals, and community members. After working for presenting organizations for numerous years, she then shifted her focus to higher education as the Education Manager at University Resident Theatre Association where she worked with MFA theatre programs at over 40 different universities. Throughout her career, Rachel has created career development programs and presented at conferences around the country.

Rachel also volunteers for New York City Arts in Education Roundtable on the programs committee to help provide career and professional development opportunities for arts education professionals in the city. She is originally from outside Seattle and in her spare time loves to bake, travel, and eat all of the delicious food that New York City has to offer.

Rachel Friedman manages new initiatives and programs to support and prepare students and alumni for sustainable careers in the performing arts field within theundergraduate drama division of Tisch. Rachel earned her B.A. in Theatre and Education from Hampshire College where she specifically studied producing, playwriting, and how theatre can be used as a tool in K-12 education.

Rachel has worked in the education department at several different theatrical organizations including Manhattan Theatre Club, Roundabout Theatre Company, and Theatre for a New Audience. She has worked with a variety of audiences including students of all ages, creative professionals, and community members. After working for presenting organizations for numerous years, she then shifted her focus to higher education as the Education Manager at University Resident Theatre Association where she worked with MFA theatre programs at over 40 different universities. Throughout her career, Rachel has created career development programs and presented at conferences around the country.

Rachel also volunteers for New York City Arts in Education Roundtable on the programs committee to help provide career and professional development opportunities for arts education professionals in the city. She is originally from outside Seattle and in her spare time loves to bake, travel, and eat all of the delicious food that New York City has to offer.