Rachel Lambert comes to Purdue via New York City where she worked for several years as a draper’s assistant at Tricorne Studios. There she produced costumes for numerous Broadway shows, such as Wicked, The Producers, Hairspray, Mama Mia!, and Fiddler on the Roof, as well as New York City ballet, Washington Opera and the recent film version of The Producers. Rachel has also worked for five seasons at the Texas Shakespeare Festival, both as a First Hand and as Cutter/Draper. In the summer, she returns to her home state of Vermont to serve as Artistic Director of the Green Mountain Renaissance Festival. Before moving to New York, Rachel received her B.A. in English from Dickinson College in Pennsylvania and worked for five years as a high school English and Theatre teacher, coaching her students to the State Championship in the Pennsylvania One-Act Play Competition. She currently works as the costume shop manager for Purdue.