Rachel was born and raised in Melbourne. She is of Sri Lankan heritage. Prior to studying at the Actors Centre Australia, Rachel completed a Bachelor of Arts (Theatre and Screen Production) at Griffith University and trained at The Actors Workshop. Her acting credits include Haley in Workhorse Theatre Company’s production of The Walworth Farce directed by Kim Hardwick, Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream directed by Adam Cook, Donna from A Dreamer Examines His Pillow directed by Gale Edwards, Lead Ensemble Member in Yesterday an Incident Occurred directed by Maeliosa Stafford, Olga in Three Sisters directed by Adam Cook, Stephanie in Daylight Saving directed by Troy Harrison, Pippy in The Season at Sarsaparilla directed by Suzanne Pereira, and Stephanie in the NIDA Directors production of Morning directed by Riley Spadaro. She has also performed in the ensemble productions of Echoes of Elliot directed by Jennifer West, Divided We Fall directed by Julia Cotton, the Devised piece Umbra directed by Julia Cotton and Adriano Cappelletta and the verbatim piece Loving the Alien directed by Troy Harrison and Adam Cook. Her other credits include Beatrice in Unheimlich directed by Brian Lucas, Ashia in The Last Resort directed by Clint Bolster and Antigone directed by Emily Gilhome.