Rachel Tuggle Whorton

Rachel Tuggle Whorton is a performer, director, writer, and arts educator who promotes the arts as tools for personal expression, cooperative storytelling, community dialogue, and social change. Rachel has collaborated with groups across the country, including Royal Caribbean International, National YoungArts Foundation, La Jolla Playhouse, Blindspot Collective, San Diego Musical Theatre, The Acapella Company, Harding University Theater, Playwrights Horizons, The New School, SITI Company, CO/LAB Theater Group, Havas Luxe Events, NYU Looking for Shakespeare, Verbatim Performance Lab, & New York City Center. Her 2017 Off-Broadway performance, Her Opponent, was featured in The New York Times, The Hollywood Reporter, The Guardian, and on MSNBC. Rachel holds a Ph.D. in Educational Theater from New York University, where she often serves as an instructor and music director. She is also the co-editor of the Teaching Artist Journal. Member: Actors’ Equity Association, Dramatists Guild.