2019 Fellow

is a New York-based creative producer committed to nurturing dynamic theatrical work through collaboration. Rachel is a co-founder of The MITTEN Lab, an emerging theatre artist residency program in her native state of Michigan as well as the Co-Founding Producing Director of The Indigo Theatre Project. She has worked with companies such as Second Stage Theatre, RKO Stage, 321 Theatrical Management, Sundance Institute Theatre Lab, and NYMF. She recently produced the Obie Award-winning production of Strangemen & Co.’s The Woodsman (New World Stages/59E59) and is developing a new musical about the American women’s suffrage movement by Shaina Taub. A past Women’s Project Lab Time Warner Foundation Fellow, Rachel is a graduate of the Commercial Theater Institute (Fred Vogel Scholarship) and a University Scholar alumna of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. www.rachel-sussman.com