A picture of Rachel

A picture of Rachel

Rachel Sachnoff is an actress based in New York. She's performed in original productions with companies including New Neighborhood, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Ars Nova's ANT Fest, Dixon Place, The Tank, Cloud City, The Wild Project, The New Ohio, Two Headed Rep, Calliope, and the Brick. Most recently, she originated the role of Jane Jr in Evanston Salt Costs Climbing by Will Arbery, directed by Dustin Wills and produced by New Neighborhood.

Rachel has developed exciting new theatrical work at Playwrights Horizons, Clubbed Thumb, The O'Neill, The Bushwick Starr, The New Group, The Lark, Mabou Mines, the Pittsburgh Fringe Festival, and many more. She originated the role of Sascha in the play Wheelchair, which is now available from Three Hole Press. 

She's appeared in episodes of the web series Good Cop Great Cop and the web series Love in NY. She appears in the films All the Little Things We Kill, Late, and Five Doctors. Rachel studied improv comedy at both Second City and UCB. She attended Kenyon College, where she was the recipient of the Joanne Woodward Award for Best Actress.

Rachel is featured in this month’s Role Call series in American Theatre Magazine!

Catch Rachel in the EST Bloodworks reading of Nadja Leonhard-Hooper’s HERE COMES THE TIDE/THERE GOES THE GIRL where she’ll be playing Ophelia! May 22nd, sixth floor of Ensemble Studio Theatre. Admission is free!