Rachel Weiss is honored to join the Theatre Artists Studio! She caught the acting bug at age six playing Frog in Frog and Toad and has been performing ever since. She is a native of Missouri and has had the privilege of performing in 17 states and the District of Columbia. Since moving to Arizona in 2017 with her husband Taylor, Rachel has performed with Don Bluth Front Row Theatre (DBFRT), Desert Stages Theatre, Maricopa Community Theatre and Desert Foothills Theatre. She received an ariZoni Award nomination for her portrayal of The Wicked Witch of the West in The Wizard of Oz at DBFRT. Other favorite previous roles include Violet/Ruth (It’s a Wonderful Life), Elvira (Blithe Spirit), Catherine (The Foreigner), Julie (Jake’s Women), Shelby (Steel Magnolias), and Ado Annie (Oklahoma!). When she isn’t onstage, Rachel is an Elementary School Counselor and is also a Licensed Professional Counselor. She looks forward to working with this incredible group!