Rebecca Tourino


 A mother of two, Rebecca is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, the University of California, Irvine (MFA, Acting), and the Pacific Conservatory Theatre.  She made her professional acting debut as Hero in Much Ado About Nothing at the rebuilt Globe Theatre in London, and has since acted in regional theaters all over the United States.  As a teaching artist, she's worked with the Claire Trevor School of the Arts at UC Irvine; the Alliance Theater in Atlanta; the New York Film Academy; Seattle University; Meadows School of the Arts at SMU; Freehold's Ensemble Training Intensive and its Engaged Theatre Residency.  Her plays have been produced in New York, Los Angeles, and elsewhere at venues such as the American Theatre of Actors, Center Stage, and the Barrow Group.  She is the creator of Parley, a playwrights' group, where she has mentored, directed, and produced over twenty-five world premieres by emerging Seattle writers since 2014.