Rachel Whitman Groves

Acting Instructor
Rachel Whitman Groves

Rachel Whitman Groves, Acting Instructor at Launch Model and Talent, Actress
"I love seeing the spark of joy and empowerment as students lean into new acting skills and discover the depths of what they are capable of."
Rachel Whittman-Groves
Acting Instructor

Rachel Whitman Groves is an Actress, Producer, Writer, and Acting Teacher. She can be seen in numerous television shows as well as movies including the recurring role of Beth in the new TNT hit CLAWS. She has appeared in numerous theaters regionally and Off Broadway including the Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, La MaMa ETC, and the Shakespeare Theatre in Washington DC. Rachel has toured internationally with the Grotowski-based paratheatrical Theatre Group Dzieci and with Bessie award-winning, Cirque-style Alice Farley’s Dance Theatre.

She holds a B.A. from Bennington College titled the Body as a Tool for Performance, in which she incorporated her investigations of acting, opera, and modern dance to best utilize the full body for performance. She continues to study her craft with Master Teachers Larry Moss and Tim Phillips. She is co-producer/co-founder of Inner Compass Theatre. Rachel coaches professional actors in her private studio and just finished quadrupling the pool of students for the Talented-in-Theatre program for Einstein Charter Schools.

In addition to being a working actress, producer, and writer, Rachel joined the Launch team in August 2017 as one of our acting instructors at Launch Model and Talent in Metairie, LA. 

Filmography: Avalanche, TV series The First, Assassination Nation, TV series Claws, Sticky Notes, TV series Underground, Voiced Over, TV series The Making of the Mob, June, Maggie, A sort of Homecoming, Runaway Hearts, The Bitter End, 2 Bedroom 1 Bath, TV series Salem, Oldboy, It’s Larry, One Last Chance, The Clock, Under the Gun, Keys to Happiness, The House of Mystery, Shattered, North of Dupont and more! View more on IMDB.

Writer: TV series Hear Me Out

Producer: One Last Chance (co-producer) and Under the Gun (associate producer)