May 29 - June 1
Rachel Feinstein's grew up outside Washington DC, the daughter of a civil rights lawyer and a blues musician, giving her a keen eye for the absurd and unjust. She developed her hilarious, character driven style by opening for her father's blues band as a kid and doing impressions of various loud and jarring relatives.
Rachel was a finalist on Season 7 of Last Comic Standing. She was also featured on Russell Simmon's Presents, Live at the El Ray, TBS's Just For Laughs series and Comics Unleashed. She has her own half hour special, Comedy Central Presents Rachel Feinstein.
She's written for "The Onion" and "Heeb Magazine." Rachel has voiced various characters on Adult Swim's "Venture Brothers," the animated Comedy Central web series, "Samurai Love God" and Spike TV's web series "Battle Pope." She has also appeared on VH1's, "Jewtastic" and CNN's "Not Just Another Cable News Show."
Rachel also reviews hip hop as her Grandma, "Ice Cold Rhoda, World's oldest Hater" based on a star of david rating system on comedycentral.com and Cipha Sounds and Rosenberg on Hot 97.
International spots include "Montreal Comedy Festival", Scotland's "Glasgow Comedy Festival," Amsterdam's "Comedy Factory" and a U.S Military tour in Korea.
Rachel is a supporting actress in the upcoming independent films, "Circus Maximus" and "Peace After Marriage" which will be featured in the Tribecca Film Festival this summer and won the "Tribecca All Access Award".
She will be releasing her first Comedy CD on Comedy Central records in 2011.