Rachel  Parish

Rachel Parish

RACHEL PARISH (Director) is a theatre director, installation artist, arts educator, and community organizer. She received her MA with distinction from the Central School of Speech and Drama.? In the USA she studied at the University of Georgia, with LaMama ETC and the SITI Company, and is a graduate of the Lincoln Center Director’s Lab. Recent original stage productions include Manifesting Destiny and Hellscreen (London, 2015). With specialties in directing, devising and dramaturgy for new plays, her work has taken place in the UK, Ireland, China, Switzerland, the USA, Croatia, and Gabon, with support from organizations including Arts Council England, the Wellcome Trust, and the Arts and Humanities Research Council. In Atlanta, Rachel is directing the Little Five Arts Alive Placemaking initiative for Horizon Theatre, lecturing at Emory University, and working as a freelance director and dramaturg. In collaboration with the King Center and a consortium of artists and activists she is preparing to stage a historical re-enactment of Martin Luther King Jr.’s funeral procession through the streets of Atlanta on the 50th anniversary of the event in April 2018.