Rachel Aberle is a theatre artist born and raised in various parts of Greater Vancouver, on areas including the Traditional, Ancestral, and unceded Territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh, Stó:lō, Stz’uminus, Qayqayt, Tsawwassen, and Kwantlen Nations. As a playwright, Rachel strives to explore complex issues with humour and curiosity. Her first play, Still • Falling, has toured across North America and received the Jessie Richardson Theatre Award for Significant Artistic Achievement. Her second play, The Code, was recognized with the Sydney J. Risk Prize for Outstanding Original Script by an Emerging Writer. Rachel is the artistic director of Green Thumb Theatre and a graduate of Studio 58. Her greatest joy in life is being a mom to the one and only Elliot Eva, who inspires, surprises, and challenges her every single day.