BA #179: Rachel Grate

May 14, 2017 | 9:49 pm |

Rachel Grate Podcast Interview

On the one-hundred and seventy-ninth Box Angeles actor Rachel Grate (The Amanda Show, NCIS) stops by Studio 309. She discusses starting out in acting as a kid, tutors on set, missing having odd jobs, and more!


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The BA #179 Breakdown
– Box rants throwing yourself a birthday week.
– Drinking and rituals.
– Growing up in Ventura and dancing / performing from a young age.
– Getting an agent early and finding commercial successes right away.
– Joining the union at age 7, getting into television and on-set tutoring.
– Attending UC Irvine and trying to get back into the swing after graduation.
– Odd jobs like driving a bus and doing background work.
– Finding new representation, the need to make own content an self tape for Crazy Ex.
– Rachel describes what she does in three words.
– Rachel answers why show business, why Hollywood and her favorite part of LA.
– Rachel discusses what content she consumes and who she’d like to work with.
– Rachel’s favorite thing she has done (& least) and how she defines success.
– Choose your own adventure sign-off.


STUDIO BEER – Reel Brewery, Narcissus IPA



For more Rachel, catch her in Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and follow her on Twitter @rachelisgrate.

An aspiring actor, Mike ‘Box’ Elder isn’t a fan of birthday parties. Follow him @boxangeles.