Rachel is Head of Communications at Theatre by the Lake, a producing theatre situated on the shores of Derwentwater and surrounded by hills in the Lake District National Park – a newly awarded UNESCO World Heritage site. With a background in classical music and experience in marketing, Rachel first began working in the arts back in 2007 when she joined Theatre by the Lake. She fell in love with the venue and now heads up a team of sixteen. She’s responsible for devising the strategies for communication, audience development, research and analysis and ticketing revenue. She is about to embark on her second website development for the company.