Press

International Press

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2018 

Vogue Italia

Transfix featured in Vogue,Italia. Photos by Chris Loomis. 20 photos featured from the Salton Sea shoot. 


2016 

BBC

Harrison, Nathan. Interview with the BBC for a four-part series Ritualabout my research and scholarship on the Burning Man festival in Nevada, May 4th 2016. Interview by Nathan Harrison. 


2015 

Vogue Italia

Transfix featured in Vogue, Italia. April, 16 2015. Photo by Chris Loomis. 

Citations of Creative Work in National Trade Journals

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Origins Magazine

2015

 “Top 100 Creatives: What’s Your Passion,” selected as one of the top 100 creatives for 2015 by Origins Magazine. Pp.42. Distributed nation-wide. 


Live Design

2014 

Lampert-Greaux, Ellen. “Making Media with Matthew Ragan,” Live Design. December 10, 2014. Featuring two images of Asylum directed by Rachel Bowditch. http://livedesignonline.com/theatre/making-media-matthew-ragan#slide-0-field_images-104721


2014 

Lampert-Greaux, Ellen. “5Qs: Alex Oliszewski, Assistant Professor,” Live Design. November 16, 2014. Featuring an image of The House of the Spirits directed by Rachel Bowditch. 


2008 

Malone, Kirby, Jacob Pinholster, and Gail Scott White. “How Do You Teach Magic,” 

Live Design, October 2008. Depicted two color photos of The Ophelia Project and Machinal. Pp.23-34. 


American Theater

2012 

González, José Cruz. “Chasing the Sun: A Playwright Puts Himself in a Child’s Shoes by Retracing the Steps of a Conquistador,” American Theatre, January 2012. pp.78-82. 


2011

Lawrence, Dan. “Actors on the Move: 10 Performers Analyze the Training Regimens that Animate Them on Stage (Rasaboxes),” American Theatre, January 2011. Mentioned as a national certified Rasaboxes instructor. Pp.55. 


2009 

Malone, Kirby and Gail Scott White. “The Case for Live Movies,” American Theatre, January 2009. Color photo depicted of Machinal directed by Rachel Bowditch. Pp.44. 


Rolling Stone

2013 London, Scott, “25 People at Burning Man,” Rolling Stone Magazine, September 5, 2013. Rachel Bowditch was featured 3 times performing in the Burning Man Opera with Butoh Troupe Bad Unkl Sista (San Francisco). 


U.S. Airways In-Flight Magazine

2014

 “Mesa: Limitless Fun from A to Z,” U.S. Airways In-Flight magazine, January 2014. Pp.88. Featuring Spectrum. Pp.88. 


2012 

“Imagination and Wonder: Both are Part of the Mission of Childsplay, Inc,” U.S. Airways In-Flight magazine, February, Pp.116. Featuring a color photo of The Sun Serpent, directed by Rachel Bowditch. 


National Geographic

2005 

Ekman, Paul. “On Assignment: Playing with Emotions,” National Geographic. The Mind Issue. March 2005. Photographed by Cary Wolinsky. Role: Actor. Two images of Rachel Bowditch's face in disgust and happiness in article about Paul Ekman’s emotional research. Pp. 19. 

Citations of Creative Work in National Newspapers

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2015 

Artslandia Kids

Sun Serpent Review: Gillian Foley, “Review of Northwest Children’s Theatre’s Sun Serpent,” September 2015.


2014 

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Preview article. Preston, Rohan, “José Cruz Gonzalez got in Touch with roots while writing ‘Sun Serpent,’” Minneapolis Star Tribune, February 27 2014.


2014 

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Preston, Rohan, “Bloody Fall of the Aztec Empire,” Minneapolis Star Tribune, Friday February 28, 2014. Pp.E9. 


2014 

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Review: Preston, Rohan, “Mixed Blood’s ‘Sun Serpent’ is a theatrical pageant of Pathos,” Minneapolis Star Tribune. March 3, 2014. 


2014 

Twin Cities Daily Planet

Review: Olson, Lisa, “Sun Serpent Enchants and Educates at Mixed Blood Theatre,” Twin Cities Daily Planet, March 11, 2014. 


2014 

Aisle Say Twin Cities

Neumann, Tamar, “The Sun Serpent,” Aisle Say Twin Cities, March 3, 2014. 


2014 

Lavender Magazine

Spotlight, “The Sun Serpent,” February 20. Pp. 18. 


2005 

New York Times

Horn, Miriam. “Deconstructing the Baddest Mom in Greek Tragedy,” The New York Times. February 22nd, 2005 (Full color image of YokastaS cast). Pp. E3. 


2005 

NY Theatre.com

Lewonczyk, Jeffrey. “Review of YokastaS,” NY Theatre.com, February 18, 2005. 


2005 

NYU Today

Pierce, Richard. “East Coast Artists to Perform YokastaS Redux at LaMama Theatre,” NYU Today. February 14th, 2005. Featured full color image on cover. 


2003 

Village Voice

Simonson, Robert. “Sightlines: YokastaS,” Village Voice, March 26-April 1, 2003. 


2003

Philadelphia City Paper

D.A. “Natural Selections: Philadelphia Fringe Festival 2003,” The Philadelphia City Paper, August 28, 2003. P. 27. Transfix selected as a festival highlight. 


2002 

The New York Sun

Donadio, Rachel. "The Fringe Is Becoming Legit," The New York Sun. Weekend Edition. August 2, 2002. Image of Transfix on the cover of newspaper and full black and white image on p4. 


2002

Wall Street Journal

Hughes, Robert J. "Futures and Options: Life on the Fringe," The Wall Street Journal. Friday August 2, 2002. Two large black and white photos of Transfix pp. W2.


2002

Newsday

Johnson, Martin. "Onstage and Uncensored: New York's Fringe Festival Caters to Eclectic Eccentric," Newsday, Friday August 9, 2003. Full color image of Transfix at Madison Square Garden. pp.B13. 

CITATIONS OF CREATIVE WORK IN regional newspapers

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2017 

Tucson Weekly

Preview article, “Theatrical Experience Stretched: Borderlands Delves into Experience of Indigenous People,” by Kathleen Allen. Tucson Weekly, March 23, 2017. Pp.6. 


2017 

Arizona Daily Star

Review, “Borderland’s Shooting Columbus disturbing, beautiful,” by Kathleen Allen. Arizona Daily Star. March 31st, 2017. 

http://tucson.com/entertainment/review-borderland-s-shooting-columbus-disturbing-beautiful/article_ccc5b907-9cd2-5e81-b3eb-2012fe02b53b.html


2017 

Arizona Daily Star

Preview article, “World Premiere of Borderland’s Shooting Columbus to Open,” by Kathleen Allen. Arizona Daily Star, March 22, 2017. 

http://tucson.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/world-premiere-of-borderlands-shooting-columbus-to-open/article_f857c6bc-24dd-50cc-b92a-fb6ad44390f8.html


2017

 Arizona Public Media

Shooting Columbus, Arizona Public Media, produced by Andrew Brown and edited by Sandra Westdal. April 5, 2017. (6:49 segment) 

https://tv.azpm.org/p/originals-azill-arts/2017/4/5/108549-shooting-columbus/

television coverage

Sophie Tzelepis and Vickie Hall in Spectrum for KTVK3 Good Morning Arizona! December 10, 2017.

2017 

KTVK3, Good Morning Arizona! 

Spectrum featured at 8:30am. December 10, 2017. 


2016

KTVK3, Good Morning Arizona! 

Worlds of Literature by Vessel featured on September 10, 2016. 


2015 

Channel 12 news/Channel 3 News 

Equinox by Vessel featured on March 2015. 


2014 

City of Mesa “Limitless” Tourism promotional video 

Spectrum featured in (estimated viewers 500,000). 


2013 

ABC 15 News

“Remix/Remaster at Mesa Art Center featuring Urban Renaissance,” September 2013.


2012 

Channel 12 News

“Mesa SPARK Festival featuring Vessel’s Equinox,” March 2012.


2012 

Channel 8 News 

“Mesa SPARK Festival featuring Vessel’s Equinox,” March 2012.


2012 

Channel 12 News

“Mesa Winter Festival featuring Chrome,” December 2012. 


2012 

Channel 12 News 

“Mesa Winter Festival featuring Spectrum,” December 2012. 


2012 

Channel 12 News 

“Mesa Winter Festival featuring Chrome,” December 7, 2012. I was featured in a Chrome costume as a highlight of the festival. 


2012 

Horizon/Channel 8/PBS 

Simons, Ted. “Arizona Art Beat: Mesa’s Festival of Creativity,” Original airdate: May 24, 2012. Spectrum and Transfix featured.


2012 

ABC 15 News

Barness, Andi. “Festival of Creativity for Kids and Adults,” original airdate: March 11, 2012. Spectrum and Transfix featured. 


2011 

Horizonte/PBS  

Cárdenas, José. “Sounds of Cultura: The Sun Serpent,” October 6, 2011. Live interview with Rachel Bowditch, The Sun Serpent director.


2011 

Univision

“CALA Festival: The Sun Serpent,” October 4, 2011. Featured arts segment. 


2010 

CNBC

“Scottsdale Public Art Celebrated the New Soleri Bridge and Plaza Official Public Dedication of the Soleri Bridge and Plaza.” Saturday, December 11, 2010.

CITATIONS OF CREATIVE WORK IN LOCAL NEWSPAPERS

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2017 

The Arizona Republic 

“It’s important for us to celebrate who we are: Dia de los Muertos Festival holds strong in Phoenix,” by Megan Janetsky. Arizona Republic. October 29th, 2017. The Naiads by Vessel featured in the Dia de los Muertos Celebration. http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix/2017/10/29/its-important-us-celebrate-who-we-are-dia-de-los-muertos-festival-holds-strong-phoenix/811649001/


2017 

Phoenix New Times

“How Trump’s Plan to Cut Arts Funding Would Impact Arizona Creatives,” by Lynn Trimble. Phoenix New Times. March 22, 2017. Featuring a full color photo of Sun Serpent directed by Rachel Bowditch. http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/arts/trump-budget-nea-arizona-art-impact-9177834


2017 

Phoenix New Times

“Meet 10 Arizona Artists Who Put Immigration Front and Center,” by Lynn Trimble. Phoenix New Times. February 24th, 2017. Full color image of The Conference of the Birdsdirected by Rachel Bowditch. 

http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/arts/meet-10-arizona-artists-who-put-immigration-front-and-center-9105586


2017 

Phoenix New Times 

Interview. “13 Metro Phoenix Creatives React to Trump’s Plans to Eliminate Arts,” by Lynn Trimble. Phoenix New Times. January 27, 2017. 

http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/arts/13-metro-phoenix-creatives-react-to-trumps-plans-to-eliminate-arts-funding-9011907


2017 

Visit Mesa Visitors Guide 

Equinox by Vessel featured in full color spread of the City of Mesa Visitor’s Guide. 


2016 

The Arizona Republic

“Mesa Arts Center celebrates new exhibits with literature-themed festival,” Arizona Republic. Laura Latzko. September 6, 2016. https://www.azcentral.com/story/entertainment/events/2016/09/06/mesa-arts-center-season-kick-off/89684432/


2016 

Visit Mesa Visitors Guide 

Chrome by Vessel featured in full color spread of the City of Mesa Visitor’s Guide. 


2015 

Arizona Foothills Magazine

Chrome featured in Arizona Foothills Magazine for an event, Eat, Drink, & Be Pretty, Scottsdale Performing Arts Center. April 15, 2015. 

Arizona Foothills Magazine: http://www.arizonafoothillsmagazine.com/photo-gallery.html?func=detail&id=263950


2015 

Phoenix New Times 

Shooting Columbus mentioned. “Are Arizona Artists doing enough to address issues of racial injustice?” By Lynn Trimble Tuesday November 17, 2015. 

http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/arts/are-arizona-artists-doing-enough-to-address-issues-of-racial-injustice-7809304


2015 

WHERE Magazine: Scottsdale + Phoenix

Full-page color feature of Vessel’s Transfix for Spark Festival. Pp. 36. 


2015 

The Arizona Republic 

Hwang, Kellie. “Spark! Mesa’s Festival of Creativity celebrates the arts and innovation,” The Arizona Republic. Tuesday March 17, 2915. Pp. D3. 

Full-page feature image of Vessel’s Transfix for Spark. 


2015 ASU News

Vessel featured in “Emerge 2015: Festival Participants Imagine, build the future,” ASU News, March 19, 2015


2015 

ASU Magazine

My work featured in ASU Magazine, p. 38 in ‘Arts and Culture’ section. March 2015. 


2014 

Phoenix New Times 

Trimble, Lynn. “Your Guide to INFLUX Cycle 5 Public Art in Metro Phoenix,” Phoenix New Times, December 31, 2014. Featuring my INFLUX 5 installation Abraxa with EMERGE at the ASU Brickyard. http://blogs.phoenixnewtimes.com/jackalope/2014/12/in_flux_phoenix_public_art_2015.php


2014 

Visit Mesa Tourist Bureau Brochure

Cover of Visit Mesa Tourist Bureau brochure featured Vessel’s Spectrum on 10,000 printed copies. 


2014 

The Arizona Republic 

Lengel, Kerry. “Critics’ Pick: Best Arts Laboratory/ASU School of Film, Dance and Theatre,” Best of Phoenix 2014 Arizona Republic, December 2014. 

“ASU graduates and teachers have made a big impact on the Valley's theater scene, from the multimedia experimentalists at Orange Theatre to professors Rachel Bowditch and Eileen Standley, who last year staged the interactive dance-theater event "Asylum," exploring the theme of women, writing and madness.”


2014 

The Arizona Republic 

Lengel, Kerry. “Make ‘Appointment’ for Site-Specific Theatre at ASU,” Arizona Republic

http://www.azcentral.com/story/entertainment/arts/2014/04/07/make-appointment-site-specific-theater-asu/7276497/


2013 

The Arizona Republic 

Lengel, Kerry. “Asylum: At the Icehouse,” Arizona Republic, November 16, 2013. http://www.azcentral.com/thingstodo/arts/articles/20131116asylum-icehouse-theater-asu.html


2013 

Downtown Devil

Delauder, Joshua. “Herberger Institute performance at Icehouse will explore writing, women and madness,” Downtown Devil, November 21, 2013. http://downtowndevil.com/2013/11/21/51290/asylum-experimental-herberger-play-icehouse/ 


2013 

Phoenix New Times 

New Times Staff, “Shine: 5 Artists to Keep an Eye On/Rachel Bowditch and Elijah Bourque,” Phoenix New Times, November 7, 2013. http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/2013-11-07/culture/shine-your-pocket-guide-to-scottsdale/5/


2013 

ASU News

Greguska, Emma. 'Asylum' promises to be a performance like no other,” ASU News, November 14, 2013. https://asunews.asu.edu/20131115-asylum-performance


2012 

Phoenix New Times 

Lawton, Claire. “100 Creative Forces on Phoenix 2012: Number 14,” Phoenix New Times, October 17, 2012. http://blogs.phoenixnewtimes.com/jackalope/2012/10/rachel_bowditch_creatives_theatre_phoenix_performance_vessel.php?print=true


2012 

The Arizona Republic 

Latzko, Laura. “Mesa Arts Festival at MAC,” Arizona Republic, Tuesday December 4, 2012. Chrome featured. http://www.azcentral.com/thingstodo/events/articles/20121226mesa-arts-festival-center-music.html


2012 

Mesa Art Center Blog

“Mesa Winter Festival,” http://1emain.blogspot.com/2012/12/vessel_6.html


2012 

Phoenix New Times

Smith, Craig. “Canal Convergence,” Phoenix New Times. November 5, 2012. Vessel mentioned. 


2012 

Phoenix New Times 

Brooks, Taylor. “ ‘Breaking Boundaries’ Brings Art, Innovation, and Social Engagement to Phoenix Center for the Arts,” Phoenix New Times, September 25, 2012. http://blogs.phoenixnewtimes.com/jackalope/2012/09/breaking_boundaries_art_innovation_and_social_engagement.php?print=true


2012 

Stage Mom

Trimble, Lynn. “Does technology trump art?,” Stage Mom, September 29, 2012. Review of POVV. Mentioned as project mentor. 


2012 

Phoenix New Times 

Pela, Robert L. “Ghost Story: The House of the Spirits,” NPR/The Phoenix New Times April 12-18th, 2012. pp.33.


2012 

The Arizona Republic 

Lengel, Kerry. “Playwright tackles big ‘Spirits’ in own way at ASU,” The Arizona Republic March 31, 2012. 


2011 

The Arizona Republic 

Lengel, Kerry. “Childsplay's 'Sun Serpent' Soars on Multimedia Innovation,” The Arizona Republic, November 3, 2011. 


2011 

The Arizona Republic 

Lengel, Kerry. “Childsplay's 'Sun Serpent Unmasks Devised Tale,” The Arizona Republic, October 21, 2011. 


2011 

East Valley Tribune

'Sun Serpent' shows a changing Aztec world,” East Valley Tribune, October 21, 2011. 


2011 

ASU Now

“Professor directs Childsplay World Premiere, ‘The Sun Serpent,’” ASU Now. October 19, 2011. 


2011 

College Times

Ventura, Amanda. “Breaking Boundaries: Phoenix Fringe Festival. Event Pushes Area’s Thriving Theatre Scene to the Edge,” College Times, Tuesday March 29, 2011. 


2011 

Phoenix New Times 

Peterson, Julie. “White Hype: Transfix Yourself at MonOrchid,” The Phoenix New Times, April 1, 2011.


2010 

The Arizona Republic

 “Soleri Bridge Previewed: Crowds Get Look at Pedestrian Span, Gathering Place,” The Arizona Republic, Saturday December 11, 2010. 


2010 

Reuters 

Harkey, Scott. “Scottsdale Public Art Celebrated the New Soleri Bridge and Plaza,” Reuters, Saturday December 11, 2010. 


2010 

The Arizona Republic 

“Official Dedication: Soleri Bridge and Plaza (2010),” Encyclopedia.com.

Shannahan, Pat. “Fish Herding Meets Performance Art,” The Arizona Republic, January 31, 2010. 


2010 

At Home in Scottsdale

Bloomfield, Dru. “Fish Herding Becomes Art Saturday in the Downtown,” At Home in Scottsdale, January 8, 2010. 


2010 

Phoenix New Times 

Menconi, Lilia. “Art + Canal Dry Up + Fish Roundup,” The Phoenix New Times, January 8, 2010. 


2010 

Scottsdale Convention and Visitor’s Bureau

Kenzer, Josh. “Fish Roundup at the Scottsdale Waterfront this Saturday,” Scottsdale Convention and Visitors Bureau, January 8, 2010. 


2010 

The Arizona Republic 

Haller, Sonja. “Free Public Art, Canal Tour in Scottsdale Saturday,” The Arizona Republic, December 11, 2010. Also published in the Tucson Citizen


2010 

The Arizona Republic 

Lengel, Kerry. “Our Critic Awards his Personal Bests: ‘The Geek Chic Award for Wicked Awesomeness in Design goes to ‘Bone Portraits’ at ASU’s School of Theatre and Film,” The Arizona Republic, Sunday June 20, 2010. 


2009 

The Arizona Republic 

Lengel, Kerry. “Bone Portraits has Retro Sci-fi Look,” The Arizona Republic, Sunday November 1, 2009. 


2009 

Phoenix New Times 

Holden, Wynter. “Aural Surgery: Brazilian Sound Artist Highlights ASU Museum’s New Batch,” The Phoenix New Times, February 19, 2009. Performance of Spectrumat Paolo Nenflidio’s art opening at ASU Art Museum. 


2009 

College Times

Ruiz, Ryan. “SMoCA Nights,” College Times, March 19, 2009. Full color image of Transfix performing at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Arts “SMoCA Nights.”


2009 

944: Fashion, Entertainment, Lifestyle

Betti, Adrian. “Pulse/Scene: SMOCA Nights,” 944: Fashion, Entertainment, Lifestyle, April 2009. Full color image of Transfix performing at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Arts. Pp. 92. 


2009 

The Arizona Republic 

Hwang, Kellie. “The Ophelia Project,” The Arizona Republic, March 24, 2009. Interview with the Director.


2009 

The Arizona Republic 

Hwang, Kellie. “Women in Arts Explored,” The Arizona Republic, Sunday March 22, 2009. 


2009 

The Arizona Republic 

Hwang, Kellie. “Ophelia tells Story of Struggles,” The Scottsdale Republic Weekend Edition (Arizona Republic), Friday March 27, 2009.


2009 

The Arizona Republic 

Hwang, Kellie. “Ophelia Shows Women’s Lives,” The Arizona Republic, Wednesday April 1, 2009. 


2009 

Phoenix New Times 

Pela, Robert L. “Death and the Maidens,” The Phoenix New Times, March 26-April 1, 2009. Volume 40: Number 13. Pp.38.