Rachel Toogood is a freelance translator and producer. She has translated two plays by Laura Rubio Galletero; Shopping Centre Paradise and The Glass Ceiling: Anne & Sylvia, published in the collection Estreno Contemporary Spanish Plays (Pace University USA) and read by Out of the Wings in 2017. Rachel’s other translation projects include working with Manchester International Festival, the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (Santiago de Chile), the Goethe-Institut (Madrid), the Latin American Bureau and the University of Birmingham. She is the co-translator of Rongo, The Unknown Story of Easter Island by Patricia Štambuk, published by Pehuén
As a producer and project manager Rachel has worked for several internationally renowned organisations such as the Southbank Centre, the Royal Court Theatre, Guildhall School of Music & Drama and the British Council. She is currently working with Modern Culture producing the festival Japan Now and campaign New Dutch Writing.