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Rachel Menconi
Rachel loves her job! She feels so fortunate that she is able to share her passion of the arts through performing, writing, teaching, and directing!

Rachel is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA, VASTA (The Voice and Speech Trainers Association), NATS (The National Association of Teachers of Singing Certified), NARAS (The Grammy Awards), NAfME (National Association for Music Education), NJMEA (NJ Music Educators Association), MAC (Manhattan Association of Cabaret and Clubs), BMI (Broadcast Music Inc), NAMTA (North America Music Teacher Association), and The NJ Theatre Alliance.

Rachel has 20+ years of intense Bel Canto vocal training with a master teacher, 12+ years of musical theatre training, and 10+ years of Stella Adler, Stanislavsky, Meisner, and Chekhov acting training (theater/on camera). She has trained at some of NJ’s and NYC’s well respected schools like The Stella Adler Studio of Acting, Action Theatre Conservatory, The Barrow Group, Weist-Barron Studios, and TVI Studios.

As a performer, Rachel has 20+ years of experience including originating the role of “Antigone” in “Oedipus: The Musical” (NYC). Other credits include commercials, films, TV shows (One Tree Hill, AMC, Food Network), music videos, and numerous stage credits (Regional, Off-Off Broadway, Off- Broadway, NYC Theatre). Rachel is also a songwriter (15+ years), director, scriptwriter, and an international recording artist (8+ years). Her album, “Just Meant To Be”, can be downloaded on here and her original singles, “Don’t Even Try” and “You Will Love On”, can be viewed on Youtube.

Other honors include magazine covers, featured articles, studio recordings, albums, 2002 Helen Hayes Nomination for Outstanding Vocal Performance in a Musical (“Miss Adelaide” in “Guys And Dolls”), and 2008 finalist for NYC Singing Idol Competition. Ms. Menconi has been fortunate to have worked & performed with many people in the business including Grammy, Tony, and Emmy Award Winners/Nominees.

Rachel is the Founder/Artistic Director of Sunshine Face Productions (Theatre production company), Founder/President of “Sunshine Face” a music publishing company, and is a proud Certified Artist Developer with Conquer Entertainment where she mentors performing artists/singers, gives them the tools to move their careers forward, and a more productive mind frame. Rachel has also been a technique teacher (singing and acting) to children-adults for 13+ years and teaches healthy technique that is based off of the human anatomy; the science of how the body/mind works and can work as efficiently as possible while singing or acting.