Rachel Spencer Hewitt received her MFA in Acting from the Yale School of Drama and BA in Drama from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. She earned her equity card understudying and performing at the Yale Repertory Theater. Her professional acting resume includes Broadway Debut in tony-nominated King Charles III at The Music Box theater, regional theater and off-Broadway productions, including the Paula Vogel/Tina Landau New York premiere of A Civil War Christmas. She recently moved to Chicago and has founded a national online community and resource initiative to highlight, identify, and create dialogue on parents in the theatre arts (PAALtheatre.com) as well as created an online source for motherhood in the theater arts, specifically, with her blog AuditioningMom.com.
She is mother to a 2 year old and 6 month old and will be attending the Gender Equity Think Tank at TCG’s Conference 2017 to discuss national efforts on gender equality in the theatre in Portland, OR this June.