Rachell Campbell

Adjunct Professor, Department of Theater Arts
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5035
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Biography

Rachell Campbell has been a theatre professional in the Los Angeles area for nearly a decade. As a playwright, she tells the stories of women and brings to life historical heroes like Rosie the Riveter and the Suffragettes. Her works have been published in the First Line Literary Magazine and produced by academic theatres such as UC Riverside, Life Pacific College, and Azusa Pacific University. She writes an annual children’s musical for the Azusa Renaissance Theatre and has developed theatre curriculums for a variety of educational programs. Rachell has participated in the literary office at South Coast Repertory for the last four years. There she was trained in the methods of dramaturgy and provided with opportunities to work as the production assistant to Theresa Rebeck, Zoe Kazan, Culture Clash, Rick Cleveland, Lauren Gunderson, etc. Rachell has observed playwrights transform their plays from good to extraordinary and brings this knowledge into her classroom. Rachell is dedicated to assisting APU’s emerging playwrights in their literary goals as they craft excellent plays that exist for more than merely entertainment.

Education

  • B.A., Theater, Azusa Pacific University
  • MFA, Playwriting, University of California, Riverside

Academic Area

  • School of Visual and Performing Arts (College of the Arts)