Rachel Pospíšil is a Czech-born stage and film director and choreographer. She has worked/studied under directors and choreographers including Tony Award® winner Diane Paulus on Broadway and in Tokyo, Tony Award® nominee Marcia Milgrom Dodge regionally, and Boom CRACK! dance company World of Dance 1st place winning choreographer Trae Turner at Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Lou Conte studio. She was also a member of the 2018-19 Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC) Observership class . She has studied film at a Columbia College Chicago summer intensive course and has been producing her own film work since 2013.
Aside from the performing arts, Pospíšil is a lover of languages. She speaks English, Japanese, Czech, Korean and some Spanish. In 2019, she accompanied Diane Paulus to Tokyo to work on the revival of her Tony-winning adaptation of “Pippin.” In 2018, she received a scholarship to attend HUFS University in Seoul, South Korea where she studied Korean language. Between high school and university, she took a gap year to study Czech at Charles University in Prague, Czechia, where she won first place at an international presentation competition presenting on “Hamilton the Musical” in Czech.