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Ms. Rachael Hudak



Primary Company



DePaul University

National Coordinator


Rachael Hudak is the National Coordinator of the Dead Man Walking School Theatre Project and Special Projects Manager for Sister Helen Prejean.

A graduate of the University of Michigan, Rachael is a theatre enthusiast, educator, activist, and writer. She has worked for a number of creative arts nonprofits in Michigan and Illinois including the Prison Creative Arts Project, Catharsis Productions, and the Neighborhood Writing Alliance. Rachael is a poet and storyteller and has performed with the Goodman Theatre, 2nd Story, and the Side Project Theatre.

Rachael is also a yoga teacher and volunteers in Cook County Jail through the Chicago-based nonprofit Yoga for Recovery.


University of Michigan

2002 To 2006

Job History

DePaul University

Nation Coordinator of the Dead Man Walking School Theatre Project
Chicago, IL
May 2013 - present

Neighborhood Writing Alliance

Program Director, Associate Editor
February 2011 - February 2013

Prison Creative Arts Project

National Advisory Board Member, Administrator
Ann Arbor, MI
August 2006 - November 2011

Literature for All of Us

Teaching Artist
Chicago, IL
July 2009 - June 2010

Catharsis Productions

Office Manager, Stage Manager for "Sex Signals"
Chicago, IL
January 2009 - June 2009