Alumni Mentor

Rachelle Martin Wilburn

BS, Theater
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Rachelle Martin WilburnRachelle Martin graduated from ISU in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science in Theatre. As a student playwright, her piece "Leavesakes" was selected to travel to the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival at Illinois State University, where it won an award from the Association for Theatre in Higher Education. She worked 11 non-consecutive seasons at Crossroads Repertory Theatre, both pre- and post-graduation. During her tenure at Crossroads Rep she was a Stage Manager, Literary Manager, Company Manager, Prop Assistant, Electrics crew, and Prop Master. She also had the great fortune of seeing three of her pieces produced at Crossroads Rep- "The Park Bench," (Directed by Arthur Feinsod, co-written by Jon Golembiecki, 2004 season), "1001 Arabian Nights" (Directed by Brandon Wentz, co-written by Jon Golembiecki, 2011 Season), and "The Untold Story of Little John: A Musical Sidekick Sequel" (Directed by Arthur Feinsod, Music composed by Travis Dillon, 2014 season). Rachelle is currently the Properties Artisan at Indiana Repertory Theatre where she just finished her fourth season and is looking forward to her fifth. Rachelle is also the Associate Director of Education as well as a member of INDYPROV, a local improv comedy troupe in Indianapolis.