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Rachel Dozier-Ezell: Costume Director, Designer, and Technician

The Mom Enterprise

Release Date: 11/17/2019

Welcome to The Mom Enterprise, a weekly podcast hosted by Kendra Martinez featuring working Moms who find a way to manage it all.

Episode Guest: Rachel Dozier-Ezell

Rachel lives in Upper west top of Manhattan in the community of Inwood with her husband Jon, her son Keaton, and their two guinea pigs Saturn and Jupiter. Rachel Dozier-Ezell is the costume director/resident designer at The New School for Drama. She has taught at The University of Illinois , The University South Dakota, The New School, Pace University, and Marymount College. She has worked for Classical Theatre of Harlem, Trisha Brown, Papermill, National Black Theatre, Manhattan Theatre Works, Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Black Hills Playhouse, American Players Theatre, and Elisa Monte Dance Company. She holds a BFA from the University of Montevallo & MFA from University of Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign. Selected Design portfolio: www.racheldozierezell.com


Listen to hear more about Rachel's story

  • 1:25 | Getting to know Rachel and how she got into Costume Design.
  • 7:50 | Rachel’s Motherhood Journey.
  • 15:50 | Starting a family and managing it all in NYC.
  • 29:40 | Rachel and Mental Illness.
  • 38:05 | Rachel and Feminism.
  • 46:40 | Motherhood and Bipolar Disorder.
  • 50:35 | Looking back on what you could have used as a new mother.
  • 52:15 | Lightening Round.
  • 55:35 | Biggest Mom oops.
  • 59:30 | What’s next for Rachel.


Links mentioned:

Instagram: artistracheldozierezell 

Website: www.racheldozierezell.com


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Producer: Kendra Martinez

Co-Producer/Editor: Lexi Burrows

Music: @noahbriton