Rachel Rockwell

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Rachel Rockwell is an award-winning, Chicago-based director/choreographer. Some of her directing/choreography credits include Ride The Cyclone (US premiere) at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre; Brigadoon at the Goodman Theatre (Jeff award-Best Musical, Best Choreography); Diary Of A Wimpy Kid, The Musical at the Children’s Theatre Company; Enron at TimeLine Theatre (Chicago premiere, Jeff nomination-Best Play in a Mid-size Category); Mary Poppins (Jeff nomination-Best Musical, Best Director), In The Heights, Music Man, Annie and Hair at the Paramount Theatre; Billy Elliott (Jeff award-Best Choreography), Les Misérables (Jeff nomination-Best Musical, Best Director), Sweeney Todd (Jeff nomination-Best Musical and Best Director), The Sound of Music (Jeff nomination-Best Musical, Best Director), Ragtime (Jeff award-Best Musical, Best Director), Oliver! (Jeff nomination-Best Musical and Best Director) and Miss Saigon (Jeff nomination-Best Musical and Best Director) at Drury Lane Theatre; October Sky (World premiere), 42nd Street (Jeff nomination-Best Musical, Best Director); Shout!; The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Jeff nomination-Best Musical), A Christmas Carol, Disney’s High School Musical, Seussical and Disney’s Aladdin (Marriott Theatre); Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Shrek, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, SS! The Taming of the Shrew, SS! Romeo and Juliet, The Adventures of Pinocchio; The Emperor’s New Clothes (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre); Leaving Iowa (Fox Valley Repertory); John and Jen (Apple Tree Theater); and It’s A Wonderful Life, A Live Radio Play and Married Alive (Noble Fool Theatricals). Rachel was named Best Director of 2010 by Chicago Magazine, and Chicagoan of the Year in Theatre, 2013, by the Chicago Tribune.
 
Credits

Author
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Wonderland: Alice's Rock & Roll Adventure Linda Gross Theater 03/04/2017 Book
2 Wonderland: Alice's Rock & Roll Adventure Linda Gross Theater 03/04/2017 Lyricist

Director
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Ride the Cyclone Lucille Lortel Theatre 12/01/2016 Director

Choreographer
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Ride the Cyclone Lucille Lortel Theatre 12/01/2016 Choreographer