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Rachelle Rak

 
Bio:
Broadway Credits include Catch Me If You Can, Fosse, The Look of Love, Thou Shalt Not, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Oklahoma!, and Cats. Other credits include Flashdance, Sweet Charity, The Jack Cole Project, Chicago, A Chorus Line, Starlight Express, West Side Story, Smokey Joe√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Caf√ɬ©, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway Credits include Catch Me If You Can, Fosse, The Look of Love, Thou Shalt Not, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Oklahoma!, and Cats. Other credits include Flashdance, Sweet Charity, The Jack Cole Project, Chicago, A Chorus Line, Starlight Express, West Side Story, Smokey Joe√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Caf√ɬ©, ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Ensemble
Ensemble
Paula Abagnale (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2006
Girl
Ruby Rae
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2006
Female Dancer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Ensemble
Jolene (Understudy)
  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
World Premiere, 2004
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2004
Adult
Gloria Rasputin
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2004
Ensemble
Head Nurse
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2004
Ensemble
Model
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Rosie
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Ensemble
Sass
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1982
Bombalurina [Replacement]

Productions

 
[Immersive, 2022]
Featured Choreography
 
[Broadway, 2005]
Assistant Choreographer

Photos

Rachelle Rak, Deidre Goodwin, JoAnn M. Hunter, and Mary Ann Lamb Photo

Rachelle Rak, Deidre Goodwin, JoAnn M. Hunter, and Mary Ann Lamb

From: 
Date:
10/11/2017
Deidre Goodwin, Al Blackstone, Rachelle Rak, Stephen Schwartz, JoAnn M. Hunter, Danie Photo

Deidre Goodwin, Al Blackstone, Rachelle Rak, Stephen Schwartz, JoAnn M. Hunter, Daniel C. Levine, Mary Ann Lamb

From: 
Date:
10/11/2017

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Ensemble

Ensemble

Paula Abagnale (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2006
Girl

Ruby Rae

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2006
Female Dancer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Ensemble

Jolene (Understudy)

  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
World Premiere, 2004
Ensemble

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2004
Adult

Gloria Rasputin

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2004
Ensemble

Head Nurse

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2004
Ensemble

Model

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Rosie

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Ensemble

Sass

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1982
Bombalurina [Replacement]

Productions

[Immersive, 2022]
Featured Choreography

[Broadway, 2005]
Assistant Choreographer

Rachelle Rak Biography

Broadway Credits include Catch Me If You Can, Fosse, The Look of Love, Thou Shalt Not, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Oklahoma!, and Cats.

Other credits include Flashdance, Sweet Charity, The Jack Cole Project, Chicago, A Chorus Line, Starlight Express, West Side Story, Smokey Joe√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Caf√ɬ©, Trip of Love, Sessions, and An Evening at the Carlyle.

She has choreographed for Norwegian Cruise Lines, Off Broadway's An Evening at the Carlyle and Sessions, Lifetime TV's Dance Moms, The Fringe Festival Vote the Musical, The nightclub shows The Love Fest, Splash Around The World, VaVoom, and the annual Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Benefit Broadway Bares. She staged Cheyenne Jackson Carnegie Hall concert, and choreographed for the web series on Broadway.com, I Love Rak and Roll.
Rachelle is featured in the documentary Every Little Step (The Making of A Chorus Line). She was a guest on Dance Moms and is the newest judge on Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition on Lifetime. She co-wrote her CD RAK/SAS with Martyn Axe. Her songs are available on iTunes. She is revered as one of Broadway√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs most talented.




Rachelle Rak News

AT THIS PERFORMANCE...  Returns To The Green Room 42 Next Week Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42 Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022

Stephen DeAngelis continues his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition in his monthly residency of AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to be held on Monday, August 8th at The Green Room 42.

CHASING ANDY WARHOL to Conclude Off-Broadway Run This Month Photo CHASING ANDY WARHOL to Conclude Off-Broadway Run This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2022

Bated Breath Theatre Company’s immersive walking production Chasing Andy Warhol will conclude its Off-Broadway run on Sunday, July 31 after 131 performances in the East Village and NoHo.

'At This Performance... ' Returns to The Green Room 42 Next Week Photo 'At This Performance... ' Returns to The Green Room 42 Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2022

AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies and Alternates from A Strange Loop; MJ The Musical; Company; Into The Woods; Funny Girl; Beetlejuice and Between The Lines   on Monday, July 18th at 7 PM. 

CHASING ANDY WARHOL Announces Summer Extension, New Cast & New Route Photo CHASING ANDY WARHOL Announces Summer Extension, New Cast & New Route
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022

Bated Breath Theatre Company has announced a summer extension of Chasing Andy Warhol through August 21, 2022, and the immersive walking production will include a new route, new scenes and new cast members. i

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns to the Green Room 42 This Month Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns to the Green Room 42 This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022

AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies and Alternates from A STRANGE LOOP; HADESTOWN; MR. SATURDAY NIGHT; MRS. DOUBTFIRE; THE BOOK OF MORMON;  GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY and ROMEO & BERNADETTE on Monday, June 20th at 7 PM.   

Standbys, Understudies and Alternates From A STRANGE LOOP & More to Join AT THIS PERF Photo Standbys, Understudies and Alternates From A STRANGE LOOP & More to Join AT THIS PERFORMANCE... at The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2022

Stephen DeAngelis will continue his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE‚Ķ‚ĄĘ to be held on Monday, June 20th ¬†at The Green Room 42, Green Fig, Fourth Floor, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), New York, NY 10036 at 7 PM.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  to Return to The Green Room 42 Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to Return to The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022

Stephen DeAngelis will continue¬†his¬†ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition of¬†AT THIS PERFORMANCE‚Ķ‚ĄĘ¬†to be held on¬†Monday, April 18th¬†¬†at¬†The¬†Green Room 42,¬†Green Fig, Fourth Floor,¬†Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd¬†Street), New York, NY 10036¬†at¬†7¬†PM.¬†

Photos: First Look at CHASING ANDY WARHOL Photo Photos: First Look at CHASING ANDY WARHOL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 23, 2022

Bated Breath Theatre Company has released new photos of Chasing Andy Warhol, the upcoming immersive walking tour production that opens at Astor Place in the East Village. Previews for Chasing Andy Warhol commence on March 25, 2022, with an official opening night set for April 7, 2022.

Immersive Walking Tour Production CHASING ANDY WARHOL to Begin Previews in March Photo Immersive Walking Tour Production CHASING ANDY WARHOL to Begin Previews in March
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 25, 2022

Bated Breath Theatre Company has announced its newest immersive and theatrical walking tour production, Chasing Andy Warhol, will begin previews commencing on March 25, 2022, with an official opening set for April 7, 2022.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE...to Make Green Room 42 Return This Winter Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE...to Make Green Room 42 Return This Winter
by Gigi Gervais - Dec 1, 2021

¬†Stephen DeAngelis¬†continues his¬†ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition of¬†At This Performance‚Ķ‚ĄĘ¬†to be held on¬†Monday,¬†December 13th¬†¬†at¬†The¬†Green Room 42,¬†Green Fig, Fourth Floor,¬†Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd¬†Street), New York, NY 10036¬†at¬†7¬†PM.¬†

Rachelle Rak Videos

VIDEO: On This Day, April 10- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Flies Onto Broadway VideoVIDEO: On This Day, April 10- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Flies Onto Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 10, 2019

On this day in 2011, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN opened on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre.

VIDEO: On This Day, April 10- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Opens Live in Living Color on Broad VideoVIDEO: On This Day, April 10- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Opens Live in Living Color on Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 10, 2018

On this day in 2011, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN opened on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre.

STAGE TUBE: BROADWAY BARES 25th Recap - Celebrating 222 of New York's Sexiest Dancers!
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2015

The 25th epic edition of Broadway Bares celebrated the golden age of Broadway with an evening of ripped dancers, cheeky choreographers and sumptuous showgirls on Sunday, June 21, 2015, for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.  Check out the video below!

AUDIO: GLEE Cast Sings 'What A Feeling' from FLASHDANCE
by TV News Desk - Mar 3, 2013

Performances of the national tour of FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, began January 1st. FLASHDANCE is currently on a national tour to more than 25 cities before heading to Broadway. During season 3 of GLEE, the cast sang 'What A Feeling' during the 'Props' episode, which aired in May 2012. Listen to GLEE's cover below and get ready for FLASHDANCE!

BWW TV: What a Feeling! Sneak Peek of Broadway-Bound FLASHDANCE- THE MUSICAL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 8, 2013

Performances for the upcoming national tour of FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, begin January 1st and run through January 6 at Pittsburgh's Heinz Hall. At a recent press event, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl officially announced January 1st as FLASHDANCE day. Following the Pittsburgh engagement, FLASHDANCE will embark on a national tour to more than 25 cities in the next seven months with additional bookings to be announced soon. BroadwayWorld brings you a just released montage of the stars in action below!

STAGE TUBE: Director Diane Paulus Talks PIPPIN
by Stage Tube - Nov 20, 2012

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) presents Pippin, with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, book by Roger O. Hirson, directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus, with circus choreography by Gypsy Snider of the Montreal-based circus company Les 7 doigts de la main (also known as 7 Fingers) and choreography by Chet Walker in the style of Bob Fosse. Set design is by Tony Award-winning designer Scott Pask, costume design by Dominique Lemieux, lighting design by Tony Award-winning designer Kenneth Posner, and sound design by Tony winner and A.R.T. Resident Sound Designer Clive Goodwin. Orchestration is by Tony Award-winner Larry Hochman, Music Supervision by Nadia Di Giallonardo, and the Music Director is Charlie Alterman.

STAGE TUBE: Paper Mill Playhouse's A CHORUS LINE - Highlights!
by Stage Tube - Oct 4, 2012

Paper Mill Playhouse will present A Chorus Line, the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical conceived, choreographed and directed by Michael Bennett, with book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, music by Marvin Hamlisch, and lyrics by Edward Kleban. The production will be directed and choreographed by Mitzi Hamilton, one of the dancers in Bennett's original taped workshop that inspired the 1975 Musical. John O'Neill will serve as Music Director/Conductor. A Chorus Line started performances last night, October 3. Check out highlights from the show in the video below!

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Meet the Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's A CHORUS LINE- Plus a Performance Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 26, 2012

Paper Mill Playhouse will present A Chorus Line, the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical conceived, choreographed and directed by Michael Bennett, with book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, music by Marvin Hamlisch, and lyrics by Edward Kleban. The production will be directed and choreographed by Mitzi Hamilton, one of the dancers in Bennett's original taped workshop that inspired the 1975 Musical. John O'Neill will serve as Music Director/Conductor. A Chorus Line will begin performances on October 3. The cast just met the press, and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with the whole gang. Check out what they had to say by clicking below!

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of BROADWAY BARES: HAPPY ENDINGS - Montage Teaser!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 20, 2012

BROADWAY BARES XXII: HAPPY ENDINGS, a fairytale evening of modern-day burlesque featuring 227 of New York's sexiest dancers, made history for the third year in a row this past Sunday, June 17, by raising a record-breaking $1,254,176 to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. BroadwayWorld has the first video teaser of the scandalous evening and brings you the montage below. Stay tuned for the full highlights from the event coming soon!

STAGE TUBE: Marc Shaiman Talks CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 10, 2011

The producers of the Tony Award Nominated Broadway musical CATCH ME IF YOU CAN announced yesterday, August 9, that the show will play its final performance on Sunday, September 4, 2011 at The Neil Simon Theatre, 250 W. 52nd Street. The musical will have played 32 preview and 170 regular performances. The first national tour will launch in the Fall of 2012 at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, RI. In the video below, composer Marc Shaiman chats about the score for his newsest production. Click below to check it out!


Rachelle Rak Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Rachelle Rak been in?
Rachelle Rak has appeared on Broadway in 8 shows.

How many West End shows has Rachelle Rak been in?
Rachelle Rak has not appeared in the West End