Rachel Moore (Thomasina Coverly) is thrilled to be in her first show with Theareworks Colorado Springs! She was last seen in Colorado devising and performing in an immersive theatre piece at the historic Stanley Hotel. Other regional credits include Storming Heaven: The Musical (Kathleen), Peter and the Starcatcher (Prentiss), and A Christmas Carol (Christmas Past) at West Virginia Public Theatre. Rachel is a proud graduate from WVU with her BFA in Theatre. She would like to thank everyone at Theatreworks for this wonderful experience and opportunity.
Rachel Moore: Morgantown, West Virginia.
TW: Home now?
RM: Boulder, Colorado.
TW: Who are your theatre idols?
RM: Miranda Richardson, Winona Ryder
TW: Were you ever totally miscast for a role (actors)?
RM: Someone cast me as Marian in “Music Man”. They tried to make me blonde and I looked like I was dead.
TW: What would you be doing professionally if you were not an actor/designer?
RM: Celebrity personal assistant
TW: Bucket-list role (for actors) or bucket list show (for designers)?
RM: Abigail in “The Crucible”
TW: Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
RM: The kids I nanny always laugh when I say “Yeet” at them.
TW: Which talent would you most like to have?
TW: What do you consider your greatest achievement?
RM: Not being in a cult. I worry that I’m very susceptible to cults. Also I read all of Anna Karenina in high school.
TW: What is your idea of perfect happiness?
RM: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Orlando
TW: In your next life, you would come back as a...?
RM: A trapeze artist and/or a baritone.
TW: Who are your heroes in real life?
RM: My mother.
TW: What is your most treasured possession?
RM: A large stuffed whale that I use to sleep on airplanes
TW: What is your motto?
RM: All that I am, I am.
TW: Who are your favorite writers or playwrights?
RM: Arthur Miller, Neil Gaiman.
TW: When and where were you happiest?
I was in love once.
TW: What are you listening to on Spotify (iTunes, Sirius, etc) or watching (Netflix, Hulu, Prime) etc?
RM: It’s October! So I’ve been listening to Danny Elfman soundtracks and forcing the cast to watch scary movies with me
TW: What do you hope audiences get out of seeing Arcadia?
RM: I hope they remember the joy of discovering something for the first time.
TW: Why does Arcadia matter now?
RM: The themes of Arcadia span across all times. Everything we do is trivial and everything is going to end. So who are you going to dance with before that?
TW: One thing we should be doing to foster the next generation of theatregoers?
RM: People ask my mother how she got so lucky to raise a daughter who loves theatre. She tells them that she used to dance with me to the “King and I” soundtrack.