Acting for a Cure
is a non-profit production company founded by then 15-year-old Rachel Helson
in 2004 in Louisville, KY to produce stage productions to benefit Susan G. Komen
and other illnesses in need of a cure. In 2007, Acting for a Cure
and it's founder relocated to New York City and successfully produced it's third production at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway, "The Rocky Horror Tribute Show"
. In 2009, Acting for a Cure
together with the Young Professionals of NYC Affiliate Komen Board, of which Acting for a Cure's
founder, Rachel Helson is a board member, produced "The Pink Campaign on Broadway"
, a musical extravaganza exploring the ways in which breast cancer touches people's lives. In 2013, Acting for a Cure continues to advocate and raise funds for breast cancer, as well as many other worthy causes in need of a cure!