Program Books/RACHEL MYERS



RACHEL MYERS (costumer) is a storyteller for stage, film, and live events. Credits include- BAM Regional: Center Theatre Group, Geffen Playhouse, South Coast Repertory, Los Angeles Philhar­monic, Shakespeare Theatre, Getty Villa, Watermill Center, and Williamstown Theatre Festival. Los Angeles: Rattlestick West, IAMA, Theatre @ Boston Court, and Vs Theatre. Myers’ company, 3 Penny Design, has conceived, designed, and produced live events for Crayola, Times Square, the Emmy Awards, the Golden Globe Awards, and VIDCON, winning Ovation, NAACP, Streamy, and Broadway World awards. Production design: Short Term 12 (winner SXSW, Independent Spirit Awards), Kim Possible, Desperados, The Drowning, and more. As a director, Myers’ award-winning films Wendy’s Shabbat and 2 Black Boys premiered at Tribeca and OUTFEST, screening at the Palm Springs International Film Festival and 70 other festivals worldwide. Wendy’s Shabbat was broadcast on PBS and TOPIC and was considered for an Academy Award. Her films have exhibited at the Boston Museum of Fine Art, NW Film Center, and NW Film Forum. Myers won the first Shondaland Directing Mentorship, a Time-Warner 150 Artist grant; was nominated for the Lynn Shelton Grant; and was selected for the Sun­dance Director’s co-Lab. She has directed for Dove, DC Comics, and Disney, and originated the series Confidence, and Mensajes in Spanish.,, and