Sophie Rich

is a drama educator, director, actress, and Boston native. She grew up as an enthusiastic participant in WFT’s education program and has now served as a teaching artist at WFT for over ten years. Sophie graduated summa cum laude from Northwestern University, where she concentrated on theatre for young audiences and directing and was awarded the Winifred Ward Award for creative drama. Sophie is the Education Director of Boston Theater Company, where she designs and runs Shakespeare programming touring to schools around MA. She teaches students of all ages at the Atrium School in Watertown and serves as the Education Coordinator at Watertown Children’s Theatre. She is a company member of Theatre Espresso as well as an avid tap dancer.