Radhika Rao is a brilliant teaching artist and an amazing actress with an impressive range. It is always and honor and pleasure to have her working with us- Ed Decker, Founder and Artistic Director, New Conservatory Theatre Center.
About Radhika Rao Radhika Rao is an actor, improviser, storyteller, director, writer, and arts educator/consultant. She has performed theater in the United States and abroad. She has an Ed.D from Harvard Graduate School of Education, and specializes in creating curriculum that integrates theater into diverse learning situations for various populations and organizations. Her artistic collaborations include work with American Conservatory Theater, Cutting Ball Theater, Young Audiences of Northern California, Noorani Dance, California Shakespeare Festival, Leela Improv, Enacte, San Francisco Shakespeare Festival, Eth-Noh-Tec Storytelling, Berkeley Repertory Theater, New Conservatory Theatre Center, Larkin St Youth Services, and Green Art Workshop. She works as a communications coach with the following organizations- Life Theatre Services, Leela Improv, Peers & Players, University of San Francisco, Santa Clara University, Samuel Merritt University, and Stanford University. Some of her recent work in the corporate/tech setting has been at Adyen, Salesforce YouTube, Cisco, and HCL America. She has over 15 years of teaching experience.
"Radhika brings a deep understanding of education systems, theatrical arts, and youth development to her work. Students in Radhika's classes will absorb values of self-respect, collaboration, and freedom of expression - lessons that are invaluable for our communities" - Kaitlin McGaw, Founder of Alphabet Rockers
Radhika is one of those people that makes collaboration, a process which can be tricky, a true joy! She approaches her work and relationships with tremendous energy, thoughtfulness, generosity, passion and an abundance of knowledge. Her warm and encouraging presence puts people at ease, and her commitment and belief in people's potential and creativity inspire. She is spunky, spirited and kind, and a wonderful artist and educator- Maura Clarke, Arts/Education/Civic Engagement consultant.