Rachel Harris

Rachel Harris  graduated in Acting and Community Theatre at  East 15 acting school (2013). She co-founded Open Umbrella Theatre in Hull, whose work included “Widow’s Walk”, “The Event”, “NAFF”, “Tracks” & “Blanchard’s Balloon”.  In 2013 Rachel was a volunteer making assistant for Indigo Moon’s “Jungle Book” and in 2014 she co-performed for the company’s “Nutcracker” Save the Children Event at London Guildhall. In 2017 she was co-deviser & became a performer for “Mermarella – Cinderella of the Sea” and sometimes assists in workshops – including for the company’s intergenerational project “Suitcase of Memories & Dreams” in 2019.

Rachel is still Hull-based and her other freelance work for different companies includes: Rusticus, An Invisible Man, Ensemble 52. She also played Amy Johnson in the Amy Johnson Festival and worked for Magic Carpet Theatre & Sideshow Illusions. Rachel specialises in children’s /family theatre and has a special interest in developing her puppetry and circus skills. She also delivers circus, hula hooping and bubble workshops, and taught 4-6 year olds at the Pauline Quirk Academy.

JUNGLE BOOK Jungle Book tells a surprisingly good story that harkens back to the poetry & spirit of Rudyard Kipling's original books. VIEW MERMARELLA From one of its earliest beginnings in ancient Egypt, a story best known across the globe as Cinderella shape-shifts its common threads into the world of the seas. View ALADDIN This colourful tale from the Arabian Nights is set in the Middle East VIEW THE LOST FOREST There’s magic and mayhem in the rainforest! VIEW ALICE AND THE WHITE RABBIT Join Alice on her magical adventure as she chases the White rabbit back in time on a fantastic spiralling journey into Wonderland. VIEW THE WORM THAT SQUIRMED A contemporary show for children or adults alike. VIEW SARASWATI Saraswati has delighted audiences in many places both in Britain and abroad since 1992. She dances in traditional Rajasthani folk style, as well as reacting to her audience in her own particular way. VIEW