Rachael Meyers

A six-foot-two former college basketball player, this award-winning actor-writer-director-producer-singer moved from Oklahoma City to Los Angeles to pursue a career in the performing arts.       

Since the move, Rachael has become known for her role as Josie on the Netflix Series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, as well as appearances on ABC's Fresh Off the Boat and Disney's Dog with a Blog. On stage, Meyers gained attention for her roles in the 2012 Ovation-nominated play The Elephant Man at the Pico Playhouse and Torrance Theater Company's critically acclaimed musical Chicago in which StageSceneLA touted her as "a towering beacon of goodness." She has also been featured in articles on well-known entertainment news sites TV.com and BroadwayWorld.com. An ever-avid student, Rachael presently trains as a vocalist with Corinne Dekker and as an actor-director in the Advanced Scene Study class at the Beverly Hills Playhouse.   She is currently represented bicoastally across the board by The Polygon Group and theatrically in the Southeast by Landrum Arts LA.        

In 2011, Rachael created her own production company, RM Productions, under which she works as an independent writer, director and producer.  Through numerous short films and new media projects, she has had the pleasure of working with many talented actors, including Gina Hecht (Seinfeld), Rob Brownstein (Argo), Elisa Gabrielli (Madagascar), and James Kyson (Heroes).  For her work, she received the 2012 Young Artist Development Award from Chaspen Foundation for the Arts.  Her directorial debut, Highway 15 has won multiple awards at festivals across the country, including Best Direction, and most recently, her short My Brother's Keeper was named Best Short Film at the Los Angeles Spotlight Film Festival.  She is currently in development to direct her first feature Lost for Words with Oscar-winning producer Fred Roos.  

More information on her projects with RM Productions available at www.rmproductionsonline.org.