Rachel Mars is a multi award-winning writer/performer with a background in theatre, live art, and comedy. She grew up as the only gay in a British/Jewish family that attempted to balance English propriety with Yiddish volume.
Her recent shows have included a choral celebration of envy (Our Carnal Hearts) and a Queer history of filthy sex communication (Your Sexts Are Shit: Older Better Letters). She has toured her work at International Theatre Festivals in Europe, the US and Australia. Awards for her stage work in the UK include the Total Theatre Award and The Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award.
Horizon supported Rachel to develop her show, Forge, via a 2-week residency in Leeds in 2021, and the show was presented as part of the 2023 Showcase.
Artist website: Rachel Mars