Rachelle Legrand

2017-18 Touring Company

Rachelle Legrand is very excited to take her first step in her acting career with George Street Playhouse! She graduated in May 2017 from Rutgers University with a degree in Africana Studies and Journalism and Media Studies with honors. Rachelle has performed in numerous productions throughout New Jersey. She has performed in To Be Young, Gifted and Black (Lorraine Hansberry) at the Algonquin Arts Theater, Black Nativity (Mother Mary) and Hairspray (ensemble) at the Count Basie Theater. She has also been a part of numerous musicals at Rutgers, such as Little Shop of Horrors (Crystal), Bare: A Pop Opera (Sister Chantelle), Hair (Dionne) and Footloose (Wendy-Jo). Rachelle is also no stranger to the stage due to her pageant experience. She represented the state of New Jersey at the Miss Caribbean United States pageant and placed fourth runner-up. She was also crowned Rutgers University's 2015 Miss Caribbean. She recently competed for Miss New Jersey for Miss America.