About Rachel Friend

Rachel Grace Friend is from New York where she graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, and also studied acting under Herbert Berghof, and voice under Joy Holly.  
Chicago projects include Paul Moulton’s The Hopper Sketches at Arts on Elston gallery, Solutions in Three Cat Productions’ Next Draft Reading Series, The Vagina Monologues at Theatre Building Chicago, and Democracy Burlesque political comedy troupe, where she sang the global-warming classic Love on an Ice Flow, dressed as a polar bear. 
New York projects included Summit Playhouse’s The Diary of Anne Frank, The Fencing Zone at the Nameless Theatre, and choral work with Regina Opera’s Tosca and Pagliacci, Handel’s Messiah, and cabaret/musical reviews with Unity Players and the Royalty Court Theatre.
Rachel regularly performed roots and folk-rock at Chicago’s First Slice Pie café, at street festivals, and sings in wedding, bat mitzvah, and memorial ceremonies.