Producing Artistic Director, New York Musical Festival
Rachel Sussman is a New York-based creative producer and a co-founder of The MITTEN Lab, an emerging artist residency in her native Michigan. Rachel has previously worked with such companies as Second Stage Theatre, 321 Theatrical Management, RKO Stage, The Sundance Institute Theater Lab, and CREATE-Ireland in Dublin, Ireland. Recent producing credits include The Woodsman (59E59/New World Stages), The Rug Dealer (WP’s Pipeline Festival, 2016 Kilroys List), and Don’t You F**king Say a Word (59E59).
Rachel was a 2014-2016 Women’s Project Lab Time Warner Foundation Fellow and sits on Artistic Advisory Boards for Strangemen & Co. and The Musical Theatre Factory. Rachel is a graduate of the Commercial Theater Institute and a University Honors Scholar alumna of NYU Tisch.