Rachel Bauer is Engagement Programs Manager with The Connector. She earned a Ph.D. in Theatre from the University of Missouri. In her research and teaching, Rachel works to develop the interdisciplinary relationships between the Arts and STEM fields to advocate for a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, ARTS, and mathematics) approach to education.  She also focuses on highlighting the transferable nature of theatre education, focusing on the skills gained through theatre training that are useful across many disciplines.