Rachel Pearre or Miss Rachel
Rachel is an actor and teacher for the Artist Lab Youth Engagement program specializing in age group from 1st grade to high school.
Miss Rachel is thrilled to return home and share her love of performance with PTP’s Artist Lab! Rachel is no stranger to the Central Valley performance scene. Some of her favorite roles at home have been the title role in Evita, Princess Fiona in Shrek The Musical, and Belle in Beauty and the Beast. She studied opera at CSU Stanislaus with Dr. Joseph Wiggett, and is a classically trained soprano with a love for all things musical theater and belting. After taking a bit of time to perform and teach from Central to Southern California, Rachel found and fell in love with Jane Nelson’s Positive Discipline. She delighted to now be a certified Positive Discipline Educator and Trainor and bring this empowering teaching tactic to her community and students!
Richard is an Instructor, Coach and Faciliator for the Artist Lab Improv workshops.
Richard is thrilled teaching Improv programs at the PTP Artist Lab, building on 15 years of experience! His greatest joy is the breakthroughs in confidence, performing skills, and playfulness students of all ages discover. Richard also works with businesses applying improv based skills for improved communication, teamwork, innovation and problem solving. He has a PhD from Stanford University, an MBA at UCLA and has worked around the world including in Hawaii, Japan, South America and Sweden. He is fluent in Spanish.
Angelina the Artist Lab Coordinator as well as an Instructor/Coach/Teacher for the Artist Lab Improv Workshops and Youth Engagement programs.
Angelina Thompson is thrilled to be part of Prospect Theater Project’s staff as the Artist Lab Coordinator. Angelina holds a BFA in Motion Pictures and Television from the Academy of Art University and has worked on varies film projects, and worked at Bats Improv Theater as a house manager. She has also done theater productions including Beauty and the Beast, High School Musical 2, and Holes at the Gallo Center for the Arts. In the summer of 2021 Angelina had the privilege to be Playhouse Merced’s summer program director in which she directed two musicals for kids and a special teen’s program. In addition to joining the Artist Lab staff, Angelina is currently a performing arts teaching artist for the Merced County of Arts and has taught Improv for a women’s self-care group based in the bay area.