Rachael Swartz

Instructor of Acting, Interlochen Online

Professor of Theatre - University of Wisconsin-Parkside

M.F.A., Theatre Performance, University of Southern Mississippi; B.A., Theatre, Baldwin Wallace University

Rachael is pleased to return to Interlochen. She is a Professor of Theatre at UW-Parkside where she teaches courses in Acting, Musical Theatre, Voice, Movement, and Analysis. Proud union member of both Actors' Equity and Stage Directors and Choreographers Society. Regional performance credits include: The 39 Steps (Annabella/Pamela/Margaret), The Sound of Music (Mother Abbess), and Romeo and Juliet (Nurse).

She previously served as Education Director at Maples Repertory Theatre and The Clinton Area Showboat Theatre, Education Associate at Greenbrier Valley Theatre, and Director of Theatre Arts Camps at The Lost Colony.

She is a member of the VASTA, Dueling Arts International, and Association of Theatre Movement Educators and is a Lessac Practitioner. She has served as a voice, dialect, and text coach for productions in the U.S. and Philippines.