Rachel Mars is a performance maker, her work straddles live art, theatre and comedy. She creates performances that explore the idiosyncratic constructs that surround our social interactions. Above all she is interested in people; how we connect, how our brains work, and how we cope with the act of living. She is drawn to big human emotions: so far slamming against envy, grief, humour and rage as subject matter. Her Jewishness and Queerness offer a lens for the way she views the world, and she is constantly inspired by being part of an aging and gobby family.
The body in her practice is a site of personal histories, inherited behaviours and cultural expectations. At the moment she is experimenting with larger physical transformations to access characters beyond her own experience.