Rachel Hastings is a comedy writer from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, which is famous for being pretty close to Scranton, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Ithaca College, where she earned her Bachelor's degree in Television-Radio after learning that was a thing she could do. She has studied improv and sketch at UCBTNY and UCBTLA since 2009 under amazing teachers including Chelsea Clarke, Brett Christensen, Drew DiFonzo Marks, Curtis Gwinn, Dominic Dierkes, Sean Conroy, Chris Kula, and Dan Gregor. Rachel has written for the Bob's Burgers comic book, HelloGiggles, Hulu's The Morning After, and Top Story! Weekly at iO West. She is also one half of the sketch duo Pretty Nice. Her UCB credits include Sketch Cram and Not Too Shabby, and she is very excited to be one twelfth of the Maude team Tut.