RACHEL LEWIS is a comedian, writer, producer, actor and voice-over actor living in Los Angeles. Hailing from Big Sky country (Bozeman, Montana), Rachel made her way to Chicago after graduating from the University of Wisconsin—Madison with a degree in Theatre and Drama. She spent almost five years in the Windy City studying, teaching, and performing improv and sketch comedy at the world-renowned Second City, iO and the Annoyance Theaters. Now residing in LA, Rachel wears many hats (both figuratively and literally, she likes hats). Most recently, she and her writing partner, Alex Fox sold an original show to Nickelodeon, in development now! She has worked as a staff writer on the comedic, math driven, PBS kids show, ODD SQUAD (release date September 2014). As an actor, some of Rachel’s credits include, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Comedy Central’s Mash Up, and Team Coco’s: Conan Intern Diaries. Catch Rachel live, performing at iO West with The Jon and Eddie Show, voted one of the top five improv groups in the nation by The Friars Club and some of BUST magazine’s funniest ladies in Los Angeles. Or gracing the stage at the Nerdmelt Theater in the wildly popular, Puppet Town, a sketch comedy show for kids…with puppets (co-written and co-created by herself and Alex Fox)! Rachel has also studied comedy with the prestigious Groundlings and loves Thai food.
(TH/LIT) UTA – Jonathan Levy – (310) 273.6700
(VO/CO) SBV – Cynthia McLean/Rachele Fink (323) 938-6000
(PRINT) – CESD – Carol Scott (310) 475-7573
Wednesday, April 30 @ 08:00 PM in the Main Stage - tickets are $5 (FREE for iO students)