Produced 99 productions in 48 venues (including 31 world premières and 1 Texas première) with EASY Theatre from 1999-2015.
Directed or co-directed 89 plays, musicals, and variety shows for Easy Theatre of Austin and Bastrop Opera House. Cast sizes has ranged from 2 to over 50.
Award winning playwright who has written and co-written 20 plays, musicals, and variety shows which have been produced.
Choreographed 39 productions for 5 companies.
Technical support for over 100 productions. Designed and constructed sets, costumes, lighting, publicity, posters, programs for 6 companies, including touring productions.
Taught theater and presented workshops at state conference; festivals, community theaters, community colleges, high schools, elementary schools, YWCA, YMCA, and The Boys & Girls Club. Students have ranged in age from 3 to 70. Details below.
Texas Nonprofit Theatres Quad Chairman 2010-2012
Awards and Honors:
In 2015 EASY Theatre's Executive Director, Engela Edwards, moved with her family to Captain Cook, Hawaii to create Kona True a Kona coffee farm and ag tourism business. She has been a gift to our central Texas theatre community and will be dearly missed.
"We love it on the farm, but we miss you all, so come
visit us on the Big Island. Rachel, Bill and I
will take you to the best snorkeling, and we'll share
the best coffee."
Texas friends can
She is currently a part-time teacher at Ho'okena Elementary school, and still doing what she can from afar for EASY Theatre.