Rachael Schefrin is an actress and senior teaching artist at Community Word Project. Rachael loves using her artistic expertise to find the symbiotic relationship between art forms in order to bridge multidisciplinary learning and academic standards required by the DOE. Her experience as a teaching artist expands to four of the five boroughs and has included work with the following organizations: Urban Stages, Urban Arts Partnership, Wingspan Arts, and Shakespeare on The Sound Summer Camp. As an actress, Rachael received her MFA from the Actors Studio Drama School and is a member of the Heights Players. She has performed all over the city including: Gallery Players, Players Theater, TADA, Plaxall Gallery, and Planet Connections Festivity.