Rachel Layt

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Rachel is a Brisbane based actor and acting teacher who has a passion for Shakespearean and physical theatre. Rachel studied acting at Southbank Institute of Technology in Brisbane and completed further training with the National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA). Upon graduation Rachel started working with Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble where she continued learning the art of Shakespeare while being involved in productions such as Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and Macbeth. Rachel also enjoys writing and performing her own scripts and cabarets in theatre festivals. Rachel began teaching in 2016 and has taught in various environments such as drama schools, aged care facilities, mental health support groups and prisons to name a few.