Appearing in productions in-and-out of school, Raquel has worked in theatre productions where she has choreographed, written, and performed her own material in music, dance and drama.
Upon leaving school, Raquel furthered her education at college where she continued acting and gained more experience through attending local drama groups. See Raquel’s performance CV
In 2003, Raquel landed her first role, appearing in BBC comedy, “All About Me”, which reinforced how much she wanted to continue acting despite her physical disability. “If anything, it’s made me more determined to succeed,” says Raquel.
Raquel then auditioned for a place on a BTEC National course in acting, which she completed in July 2005. “Acting is something I love and have a passion for. It’s an uncertain profession but I can’t image doing anything else!” Raquel is a member of Equity and Spotlight.
Acting “I remember being asked what I wanted to do when I was older, and I said I’ll be on stage!” She adds, “The mark of a good actor is to confidently and competently portray a story to your audience.”
Writing Raquel is currently working with David Wyllie on 3-part mainstream disability-related TV drama.
Sport “I love abseiling! I get such a buzz! I think as long as everyone’s realistic about their capabilities then there’s no reason not to aim high.” Raquel’s Sporting Achievements