Rachel Chavkin

Rachel Chavkin is the Tony-award winning Director of Hadestown and the founding Artistic Director of the TEAM. Rachel earned a Tony nomination for Best Direction for Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, and has also won three Obie Awards, a Drama Desk Award, multiple Lortel nominations, two Doris Duke Impact Award nominations, and the 2017 Smithsonian Award for Ingenuity. Her production of Hadestown took home the Tony for Best Musical. Of her time at Stagedoor Manor, Rachel has said: “I probably wouldn’t be doing theater if it wasn’t for Stagedoor. More than anything, it was about the team aspect – the idea of gathering with a group of people to create and put on a show.”