Rachel Friedman is the head of the NYU Tisch Drama Office of Career Development & Alumni Engagement where she manages new initiatives and programs to support and prepare students and alumni for sustainable careers in the entertainment field. In addition to her administrative role, she is also an adjunct professor at NYU Tisch Drama and consults on various projects relating to entertainment and education. Before coming to NYU she was the Education Manager at University Resident Theatre Association where she worked with MFA theatre programs at over 40 different universities and presented at many national education and entertainment conferences on helping artists plan for next steps in their career. She has led sessions at USITT, SETC, KCACTF, and more. In her spare time Friedman volunteers for New York City Arts in Education Roundtable and is the Co-lead for the NYU Administrator Management Council’s university-wide mentorship program.
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