About . . .
a modern day fairy
is a NYC-based Actress, Dancer, Singer, Pianist and Writer raised in Fort Worth, TX. As a child, she was an artistic creator, embracing her vibrant imaginative worlds… from backyard villages and living room grocery stores to choreographed dances and countless original plays and skits.
Attending Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts, she was accepted into Advanced Theatre (the Meisner Technique). Throughout high school, she participated extensively in theatre and film in the Dallas/Fort Worth area - Stage West Theatre, Plaza Theatre Company, Scott Theatre, and more.
During the 2015 UIL One-Act Play Competition, FWAFA’S production of GREETINGS! by Tom Dudzick advanced to Regionals, with Rachel winning 3 individual awards at separate competitions for her performance as Randi Stein. Also, Rachel’s original monologue “Facing the Facts” won the Neighborhood Play Competition in 2015, and was produced at Stage West Theatre. In 2014 and again in 2015, Rachel was awarded the coveted “Outstanding Theatre Student” at the Annual Awards at Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts – including a scholarship. Upon graduation at age 18, she moved to New York City to attend the prestigious American Academy of Dramatic Arts, where she graduated from in April 2017.
During summer 2016, she attended The Performing Arts Project (TPAP), a 3-week Musical Theatre Intensive, working extensively with Gavin Creele, Susan Blackwell, Deidre Goodwin, Margo Seibert, Nick Blaemire, David Furr, and Cameron Adams, among many others.
Known for her sensible charm, ready wit, and passionate persona, Rachel Larsen not only enjoys a steaming cup of coffee or a jog through Central Park, but also the unexpected adventures awaiting her every single day.