Actress & Model
Rachel Nielsen is an actress and model in the NYC area. Most recently, she was cast as 'Rose' in HBO's 'Mare of Easttown' with Kate Winslet. She also is starring in the feature ‘Alpha Rift’ as the female lead acting alongside veteran actor Lance Henriksen. The world premiere of ‘Alpha Rift’ took place at the TCL Chinese theatre in Hollywood as part of the 24th annual Dances with Films Festival and is coming to theaters soon.
Rachel began cultivating her passion for performing while attending the Center for Performing and Fine Arts High School in PA. While in school, she began studying and has since graduated four years of Meisner Technique training at Playhouse West Philadelphia with Tony Savant.
While studying her craft, she was hand picked for Leads in two feature films directed by Jim Parrack (True Blood, Suicide Squad) and acted alongside Leven Rambin (Hunger Games) in one of them. She has costarred with comedic actors Brian O’Halloran (Clerks) and Dian Bachar (BASEsketball) in the episodic ‘Green Piece’.
Having always had a spirit to serve, Rachel has been awarded as “Phillies Extraordinary Scholar” for her volunteer efforts at Citizens Bank Park, by Senator Vereb, the Montgomery County Commission on Women & Families, Kohl’s, and Prudential. One special experience in particular which was an affirmation in her purpose to use art as a vessel for good was having organized a community talent show to raise money for Variety Club Children’s Charity. She was also recently honored with selection as a Young Adult Ambassador for the 2021 National Mental Health Advisory Board in partnership with Active Minds, WellBeing Trust, and Young Invincibles.
She also loves spending time playing dungeons and dragons with friends, reading a good book, and playing ukulele. Faith, Family, and her dog River bring her joy and inspiration!
Recently released super fun video inspired by the movie "Alpha Rift" and gaming culture!Over 100K Views on Youtube!
Lyrics for "D20: Alpha Rift Tribute" were created by Aaron Dalla Villa and Adam Danoff, with music by Graham Wolfe. Aaron Dalla Villa and Rachel Nielsen provided vocals. The music video is directed by Dan Lantz, with the production company Impulse-FX.
"D20: Alpha Rift Tribute" has already been making waves in the music industry as a gaming anthem!
Philadelphia's premiere news network PHL17 recently interviewed Rachel along with the cast and director for a fun segment on 'Weekend Philler'.
Rachel is also featured discussing the making of the video in a two page spread for Crafting Geeks Magazine.
Additionally Popternative News calls the video a "Crit Success!" and that "When Gabby (Rachel Nielsen) appeared dressed up in a medieval knight’s armor, that was my favourite part."
LUKE GYGAX son of the creator of Dungeons and Dragons has also shared his enthusiasm for the song and played it on Twitch! Check out the links below:
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