Rachel Bloom is best known for co-creating and starring in the TV series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, for which she won a Golden Globe, Critics’ Choice Award and a TCA Award. She is also a four-time Emmy nominee for both the songwriting of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend as well as her work writing on the Adult Swim sketch series Robot Chicken.

Bloom has also done voiceover roles and recently voiced the role of Batgirl in Batman VS. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Bloom was also featured in The Angry Birds Movie 2 opposite Jason Sudeikis as well as Trolls: Trolls World Tour with Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake.

Bloom spoke at NYFA’s Los Angeles campus and focused on her career and how musical theatre and comedy shaped most of her writing and acting experiences.